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    3 practical and healthy ways to manage stress (Updated 2020)

    Did you know that stress management is a skill you can learn? Just as you can acquire time management or conflict resolution or even better parenting skills, you can develop the ability to manage your stress better. You can learn to work on your stress triggers and totally improve your life. You may difficulties in life with moody, demanding teens, trying to make ends meet, trying to start a work from home biz …… the list is endless. Just know that you are not alone. STRESS MANAGEMENT ACTIVITIES A 2017 Gallup poll found: About eight in 10 Americans say they frequently (44%) or sometimes (35%) encounter stress in their daily lives.…

  • Postpartum depression is a lonely illness. Loved ones do not understand the despair you feel even though you love your baby. You suppress your feelings because you do not know where to get help.
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    5 EFFECTIVE WAYS TO HEAL FROM POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION

    5 PRACTICAL TIPS TO COPE WITH POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION Count your blessings if you’ve never experienced postpartum depression. Moms who have had postpartum depression fail to understand why and how the birth of their little darlings can inflict such massive sadness and weariness when you should be filled with joy. It’s a fair description to say that postpartum depressive moms feel weighed down by a mountain of misery and gloom but have no idea why or who to turn to for help. Well-meaning family and friends often advise rest and that the overwhelming sadness will pass. But what if you don’t feel better with the passing time? I am so pleased to…

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    7 ESSENTIAL QUALITIES OF A GOOD DOCTOR WHEN YOU HAVE A CHRONIC ILLNESS

    The qualities of a good doctor to someone who lives with the cruel life sentence of a chronic illness are like oxygen to a drowning victim. They can build you up to warrior status or plunge you into the depths of despair. I am so pleased to have a guest post by Nicole of thisisallgoingon.com on the prerequisite values vital in a doctor to the chronically ill. What are the qualities of a good doctor that make him a powerful agent in the fight rather than another one of the struggles that a person with a chronic illness faces? And how much do the core values of a doctor really matter?…

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    THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO LIFE WITH A CHRONIC ILLNESS

    Life with a chronic illness is like an invasion by a foreign army. Your body turns traitor and sides with the conqueror.         It betrays you and exposes you to torture by the enemy:   –  Tiredness   –  Loss of appetite   –  Pain  But, the army continues to invade – tiredness, loss of appetite and pain persist and intensify. THE ONLY GUIDE TO EMPOWER YOU ABOUT LIFE WITH A CHRONIC CONDITION regular blood test shows you have a chronic condition – with a long, unpronounceable name. Shock and terror battle for victory. All you can think about is what your life with this chronic disease will…