Mental Health & Emotional


15 Strategies For Managing Attention Problems

The following strategies are offered for enhancing attention and managing attention problems. This listing is by no means exhaustive, but rather is meant as a place to begin. The best resources for strategies are the creative, inventive minds of enlightened assessment professionals, teachers and parents, in partnership with the students they serve. Together they can create multiple alternative strategies.
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About Anorexia

Plainly put, anorexia is an eating disorder where a person starves him or herself. Anorexia mainly affects adolescent girls. They have an intense fear of becoming fat. They think they are overweight, but in fact most anorexics weigh a full 15% below their normal body weight. Anorexia strikes about 1% of adolescent females. This is about one in one hundred women.
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ADD: Is It Or Isn't It?

In our busy modern world, the terms ADD (attention deficit disorder) and ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) is sometimes overused. Teachers who find kids to be unruly and daydreaming send notes home to parents and tell them, "Your child is not functioning. You should have him tested for ADD (attention deficit disorder)," or something like that. The problem is that not all behaviors that are disruptive in the classroom are caused by attention deficit. That's true ...
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7 Tips to Take Control of Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder, also known as manic depression, is a life-long illness affecting the chemistry of the brain.
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5 Quick Stress Busters.

Stress is fast becoming the biggest health problem in modern societies. Financial pressures, work pressures, family pressures – so much to do so little time to do it all! Here’s five quick ways to ease the pressure and relieve stress:
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Being Angry Is Normal, You Can Fix It

We are capable of feeling different emotions – we can be happy, overjoyed, depressed, sad, confused, excited and angry. These emotions are natural and normal for we are human beings. We express them in different ways. Some are more capable of handling their feelings effectively while some might not be as lucky.
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Activities You Can Try Out For Stress Management

It is quite possible to easily cope with stress if you find the right activities to help you get your mind off the problem that's bothering you.
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About Bipolar Affective Disorder

Bipolar affective disorder, also known as bipolar disorder or manic depression, is a mental illness in which the patient has mood swings or mood cycling.
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3 Ways To Help Overcome The Fear Of Success

Imagine telling a significant role model in your life something new and exciting. An idea or event that has stimulated you both mentally and physically. It can be anything from trying out for a dramatic play, joining a sports team, beginning a new career, starting a new marriage, losing weight, developing a new outlook, changing your image, or continuing your education. Instead of receiving an encouraging comment, what you hear instead is: “That’s ridiculous,” “You’re always ...
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Be Happy! Why Worry?

Worry is silent killer. Nothing is solved by worrying. Worrying about past is futile, worrying about future is folly. JUst act in the present. Worry is the root cause of many physical and mental illnesses. Worry is a great waste of time and energy.
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