For children and parents, starting kindergarten is a huge step and can be very stressful. Make sure you are prepared by preparing your child for the big first day of school!
Domestic violence is a social concern that affects and endangers people globally; however with understanding and spreading awareness this problem can be better recognized and reduced in the future.
Using aversion therapy to help cure drug and alcohol addictions.
What are Stay at home parents really worth to employers? What should they be worth? Some may say worthless, I say priceless!
Are dreams indications of our unconscious thoughts, desires and worries or are they are just random thoughts and memories to keep our brains active and processing information throughout our sleep?
4 steps to help students who want to enhance their performance in college.
While there are always chances that things can occur beyond our control, there are definitely steps you can take to help your baby have the best chance possible.
If you have recently gotten dumped and your are having a hard time getting over it, here is some solid advice to help you!
Sometimes life get's in the way and you can't go to or finish college right out of high school. Don't let that stop you though. Education is important. This is my personal account of returning to school a decade later.
Relational-cultural theory is a theory of counseling and development that came about in order to fill a gap that traditional models ignored and provides and alternate and inclusive model of development across the life span.
This article considers the question of where violent behavior in humans comes from. It is a condition caused by genetics or learned from environmental influences. Is violent behavior a result of nature or nurture or the combination of both?
Comparison/Contrast insights into the decision to discuss your problems in counseling with a trained professional or with a friend or family member.
Also called an isolette, an incubator is basically a clear plastic box. For a premature baby, this box is the next best thing to being inside its mothers belly.
Omega 3 fatty acids are a polyunsaturated fat, which basically means it is a “healthy” fat. As humans, our bodies do not produce these types of fats and so our only source of obtaining them is through diet. A typical diet is very low in Omega 3 fatty acids because the main sources for them is...
It all started with a fall down the stairs. One thing led to another and through a series of doctor visits I ended up finding out that I had a lump in my throat. There were two lumps actually, one right in front and one on the right side of my neck. The ironic thing is that I have always had a...
Hand in hand on the playground, innocence and broken bones bond. The flower he picked from random bed is tucked away behind her ear. The pulling pigtails period is past, now he wants only to see her smile. Brave colorblind eyes mask his hurt, but she sees his heavy heart suffer. Content kids laugh...
Delirium is a condition characterized by a confused mental state, usually resulting from shock or fever, accompanied by alterations in attention and by hallucinations, delusions, and incoherence. There are four general causes of delirium; brain disease, a disease or infection in another part of...
To put it simply, Acne is caused when the pores in your skin become clogged. If you don’t know what acne is however, you probably wouldn’t be here. So let’s bypass the background information and get right to the point. There are countless skin care products out today that claim to fight acne...
Problem solving can be a long drawn out process that relies on creative thinking and understanding of why the problem exists. Often times, executives don’t spend enough effort on the problem finding and solving stages because they have a misguided belief that acting quickly and decisively is...
Advice on ways to improve your learning ability and self-confidence before starting a new job
Wellness programs not only reduce company health care costs but also reduce the cost of health insurance. Employees that feel they are being taken care of by the company, feel a loyalty towards the company, this not only cuts down on the turnover rates but also increases productivity. Also, having...
For some, the first instinct when a child is at risk for abuse in their home is to remove that child from their home. But is that always the best case? First, it is important to define what exactly constitutes as child abuse. According to the CAPTA (Federal Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment...
Drugs that produce altered states of consciousness are stimulants, depressants, narcotics, and hallucinogens. Stimulant drugs such as caffeine have an arousal effect on the central nervous system, and cause a rise in heart rate, blood pressure, and muscular tension. Other stimulant drugs include...
People who exhibit suicidal behavior nearly always have a serious psychiatric disorder. Statistics show that nine out of ten people who commit or attempt suicide have at least one major psychiatric illness and in half of these cases two or more such illnesses are present. Most common of these...
Relationships can be tricky. Men and women sometimes seem to speak entirely different languages. Why does this happen and how do we cope with it in order to maintain a good relationship?