March is Autoimmune Diseases Awareness Month, and as we bring awareness to these conditions, it’s crucial to highlight the importance of emotional support for those living with autoimmune diseases. In this article, I’ll be sharing my personal journey with ulcerative colitis and the emotional struggles that come with it. I’ll also be discussing the significance of social support, accessing professional help, self-care strategies, and advocating for better emotional support in the healthcare system.
Obesity And Emotional Problems Appear To Develop Together From Age 7
On World Obesity Day today, here is a new research being presented at this year’s European Congress on Obesity (ECO) in Glasgow, UK (28 April-1 May). Obesity and emotional problems, such as feelings of low mood and anxiety, tend to develop hand-in-hand from as young as age 7 years.
Unlocking The Power Of Support For Autoimmune Warriors
Have you ever experienced the frustration of feeling unheard and unsupported as you navigate life with an autoimmune disease? I certainly have. As someone who lives with ulcerative colitis, I understand the importance of having a strong support system in managing this chronic condition.
My Spouse Is In A Relationship With Another Woman, What Should I Do?
Infidelity in relationships is a form of psychological violence. The number of cases are also on the rise. Whether a man or a woman is involved in extra-marital relations, children suffer the most as they are left in a state of confusion.
Here’s Why We Should Encourage Children To Reduce Their Time On Digital Devices
Findings suggest that using devices as a way to appease agitated children may especially be problematic to those who already struggle with emotional coping skills.
School-based yoga can help children better manage stress and anxiety
Researchers worked with a public school in New Orleans to add mindfulness and yoga to the school’s existing empathy-based programming for students needing supplementary support.
Relationship Between Perceived Stress And Emotional Eating
If food is your stress fix, you’re not alone. Turning to a favorite snack or meal to fill emotional needs, reduce anxiety, and banish stress is a common practice.
MOMSTEIN SPEAKS: VICTIM BLAMING AND THE MARTYR MOTHER
“A new mother deserves the protection, care and support at par with what the baby deserves. The more support and belief a mother finds from those around her, the more likely she is to succeed in breastfeeding.”
CARE WITH SAMARA: CANCER SURVIVORS AND MENTAL HEALTH
A cancer diagnosis can have a substantial impact on mental health and wellbeing. Depression and anxiety may hinder cancer treatment and recovery, as well as quality of life and survival. One in three people with cancer will experience a mental health problem such as depression or anxiety disorders before, during or after treatment.
WAX & WANE WITH NEERJA: IT’S ONLY MORNING WHEN THE SUN RISES
Special children are special because with them, what you see is what you get. They express feelings, unabashed, that tug on our hearts. For so-called “normal” people it can get awkward and discomforting to accept this raw truthfulness of emotions.