Tag Archives: mental health

Help Your Child Thrive Despite Exam Anxiety

Anxiety has become a common word in schools today and is greatly associated with examinations. Not only does it cause students worry, but it can negatively impact their ability to perform in examinations further increasing their examination anxiety.  Anxiety is another emotion in our emotional backpack that many students have …

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When Stress Takes Its Toll…

Stress relief

One of the most unnerving ‘South Africanisms’ of recent years is when you’re stressed out and someone tells you to, “Just relax, okay?”. Great advice but hard to implement; particularly in a year like 2020, where the Covid-19 pandemic has taken its toll on our state of mind. Stressors that …

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12 Children’s Books That Discuss Substance Abuse

Preteen reading book

Substance abuse and addiction can be such a difficult topic to discuss with kids, especially when they are facing confusing and hurtful circumstances related to a parent’s or sibling’s addiction. “As an addiction treatment professional, a person in recovery, and a father, I know from personal experience how important it …

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The Benefits Of Undergoing Family Counseling

Every family has its own issues and their unique way of communicating (or not conversing with) the other family members. Even though the concept of family has changed over the years, one thing has remained the same. Everyone is brought up in some form of family unit. Within a family …

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Your Marriage and Your Mental Health

Happy relaxed couple

A marriage vow is a promise to love a partner “in sickness and in health.” It’s an important promise, because the poor health of either partner in a marriage can be a huge burden. And it’s not just physical health. In fact, it is the mental health of each partner …

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