Tag: mental health

  • Self-care? There’s An App For That!
    Self-care? There’s An App For That!

    The fast-moving world of technology has always been a bane for taking-it-slow, mindful lifestyles. But can we also harness the power of technology to boost self-care? By Francine Kaye Acelar   Were you told to “unplug” when on a healing retreat? Do you get asked to turn off gadgets when in a meditation or yoga […]

  • How to Support Bullied and Bullying Children
    How to Support Bullied and Bullying Children

    Bullied or bullying—it’s a harrowing experience, no matter which side one’s child is on. What can we do to help them through? By Vanessa Robitaille Bullying continues to be a very real problem even today, and as parents we are bound to have to face it at some point. When our children are involved on […]

  • Traumatic Birth: The Silent Struggle
    Traumatic Birth: The Silent Struggle

     Midwife Emma McNerlin examines the sensitive topic of perinatal trauma and its impacts on new parents; as well as the support and services available to help them heal and move forward.  By: Emma McNerlin  When a person goes through trauma, the mind goes into an unusually hyper-aroused, fight-or-flight state. The brain’s amygdala, which normally helps […]

  • Pushing Past Your Excuses to Achieve Your Lifestyle Goals
    Pushing Past Your Excuses to Achieve Your Lifestyle Goals

      A life and fitness coach encourages us to look beyond our logic and find our internal drive so that we can commit to achieving any goals like losing weight and keeping it off for good. By Gale Ruttanaphon   When the editor reached out to me to write about tips for parents to better […]

  • The Movement Method: Overcoming Learning and Communication Challenges Faced by Children
    The Movement Method: Overcoming Learning and Communication Challenges Faced by Children

    Children learn better when they move and are surrounded by a nurturing environment. Premrudee Pantrat explains what the ‘Movement Method’ is, and how they use it on the farm to help children struggling in social and academic settings.   By Premrudee Pantrat (Gaye)   Parenting these days can be very challenging as social dynamics have […]

  • Pain in the Head: Treating and Preventing Migraines
    Pain in the Head: Treating and Preventing Migraines

    While medical professionals haven’t discovered the underlying cause of migraines there are treatments and prevention methods to help sufferers manage their daily lives.   By Neuroscience Center Bumrungrad International Hospital   Many people experience this painful, pumping feeling in the head: a pulsating headache in one half of the head, lasting from a few hours […]