My Experience of Selective Mutism in School

I had felt the slow drip of dread the whole way through my summer at home. I was four years old and school was just around the corner. I felt like a condemned boy. That summer’s sun felt like the last warmth I’d ever feel. Then I was there. In front of the school classroom…

Anxiety Attacks and Stress Management Techniques

Emotions play a large role in one's well being That means that negative emotions like anxiety, despair, grief and sorrow make the individual susceptible to illness and diseases. They do not directly cause illness and disease, but for what they do to the body (such as lowering the body's immune system) they become a bigger…

Basic Skills – Screw Size Charts

Being a 'Jack of all trades, master of none' individual may definitely come in handy. Knowledge of something about basic home repair or renovation is certainly practical and could save a lot of hard-earned money. Basic things such as fastening cabinets, doors and the like do no need any professional or expert training or know-how.…

What Is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a complicated disorder characterized by extreme fatigue that does not improve with bed rest and may worsen with physical or mental activity. Of all chronic illnesses, CFS is one of the most mysterious. The symptoms of it include the following and at least four of the following are present for…

The Face of Hyperthyroidism – The Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Hypothyroidism

Hyperthyroidism is defined as the excess production of thyroid hormone. This condition leads to several physiologic effects that may alter even the physical appearance of a patient with hyperthyroidism. Thyroid hormone controls most of the body's metabolism and this ability is made manifest in force in cases of hyperthyroidism. What Causes Hyperthyroidism? Patients with hyperthyroidism…

Common Misconceptions About Psychotherapy

Some ideas about therapy show up so often in fiction I find myself wondering how many writers are using them deliberately and how many just don’t realize they’re inaccurate. Here are six of the most common, along with some information on more standard current practice. 1. You lie on a couch Reality: Therapy clients don’t…

How to Avoid Surgical Mistakes

There are some horrendous surgical mistakes that have been made, from removal of healthy limbs to death. Things that should never have happened somehow did, destroying the lives of not only the victims but also all of the hospital people involved. There is a system of checks and balances in place, wherey everyone involved is…

Breast Pumps

A breast pump is a mechanical device that can be used to extract milk for later use from a lactating woman. The way a breast pump works is similar to a milking machine used in commercial dairy production. Extracted breast milk can be stored so that someone else can feed the baby by bottle. Sometimes…

Demystifying Spa – Erotica Versus Mindful Healing

The Spa Industry has emerged significantly as a luxurious elite lifestyle sector and woos funds from top business circles. It has turned the tradition of the personal masseur into a licensed licensed and accredited body of professionals that demonstrate strength in management of ethics, hygiene, comfort, care and pleasure in a healing framework. It is…

Digital Medicine Platform for Treatment of Cognitive Disorder

Akili, a pioneer in therapeutic prescription digital medicine has closed successfully it’s $55 million financing Series C trial of medicine. This funding follows a successful trial, including study, developing and testing a novel digital medicine named AKL- T01. This flagship product of Akili aimed to treat a type of cognitive disorder- attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).…