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Myths and facts about ADD and ADHD

Of course, sometimes children can’t sit still, forget to their homework, daydream in class, or get easily distracted. While this is understandable normal, there’s a point when this affects children’s learning and ability to perform tasks. But how do you distinguish between normal kid behavior and something more serious? These can also be signs of […]



Judging autism

Some people might feel like the topic of autism is a more common today than ever before. While autism is no recent discovery, this goes to show how awareness and understanding is being spread widely. The more we hear and learn about autism, the more normalized it becomes – not that we should spend our […]



Healing with heliotherapy

IS THE SUN HARMFUL? The sun is an incredible energy source. We’ve been warned about the dangers of too much sun exposure, scaring us about the risks of skin cancer. Even the beauty industry has frightened us over the dreadful skin damaging effects the sun could have on our faces. Makeup even comes with sunscreen […]



There are many ways pets are healing

MAN AND WOMAN’S BEST FRIEND Anyone who’s a pet owner will testify of the incredibly healing companionship they share with their animals. We know dogs are capable of detecting seizures, guiding those who can’t see, and help rehabilitate patients. Aside from fulfilling these designated roles, the actual bond between animals and humans is therapeutic in […]



How we benefit from talking to strangers

Staying safe Most people avoid talking to strangers at all costs because that’s what we were raised to do. For safety reasons, of course. We don’t want children getting lost or abducted by dangerous kidnappers. And yes, situations like that do happen, which is why we begun teaching our children to stay safe. As adults, […]



Why you shouldn’t hide who you are

It’s not easy for many people to be themselves. Completely themselves. Even those who claim to be themselves 100% of the time, have moments of holding back. Being ourselves seems to be situational. It depends where we are, what we’re doing, and who we’re with. That will alter the way we reveal ourselves to others, […]



How our trust is evolving

Trust is the firm belief in reliability, truth, ability, or strength of someone or something. Our trust can be broken, lost, and failed. This can make people more distrusting and less confident in believing in others or something. This happens in relationships, work, friendships, or even products and services we buy. This is why our […]



How to have more time in the day

Do you sometimes wish you had more time in the day to get more accomplished? Or maybe you wish you had more time to do enjoyable things instead of working and running errands? Or do you have friends who always seem too busy to join for dinner? Or maybe you’re that busy friend who has […]



Why do you think you’re right even if you’re wrong

We’re all familiar with people who think they’re right, even if they’re wrong. These are the people who never back down, standing firm on their beliefs, regardless of the arguments against them. Even if you bring valid evidence that proves them wrong, they remain unshakable. Or maybe you’re guilty of being one of these people? […]



Improving with a growth mindset

When we fail, interesting things happen. We either learn from it and improve or feel useless and give up. Our failures can either trigger resilience or shoot down our self esteem. But when we fail, it doesn’t mean we’re failures. The moment we believe that, we’ve given up. Failing just means we’re not quite there […]