4 Movies About Mental Illness

Numerous studies suggest that the majority of mental illness cases are never actually diagnosed. Whether you think you have a mental illness or not; don’t be afraid of mental illness- be informed. Awareness is the enemy of stigma! These four movies portray a glimpse of what it may be like to experience mental illness. Schizophrenia: A …

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Parenting ADHD

If your child is living with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), you may be concerned about how you can help them manage their symptoms and be more comfortable on a daily basis. Luckily for you there are a ton of things you can do to help them. Here are some things you need to know …

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A Checklist for a Girl’s ADHD Symptoms

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is experienced differently in girls than boys. Girls experience ADHD more internally, compared to boys. Here is a checklist by Psychologist Kathleen Nadeau for girls who may think they have ADHD. It should be filled out by the girl it is for and not her parent or teacher. Only she will …

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Your Health in Your 60’s

As a woman living in their 60’s, you may think that there isn’t much you can do to stay healthy. On the contrary, there is plenty that you can do! Get up, get active, be proactive, and you’ll be able to take control of your health. Here are some tips to get you started: Screening …

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The Symptoms of ADHD

Do you know a child that is exhibiting impulsivity, hyperactivity and inattention? Could this child be living with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)? Click here to watch a video that discusses the symptoms of ADHD. Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vp1kCpaOhzY&nohtml5=False

Pregnancy, Depression an Anxiety?

A recent study has shown that anxiety and depression in women could be connected to a lower chance of becoming pregnant through in vitro fertilization (IVF). The study that began in 2007, included more than 23,000 women in Sweden who underwent IVF. Only over 4 percent of these women were diagnosed with depression or anxiety …

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Balancing Your Life and Your Health

Today’s women juggle several things; school, family, a career, friends and more. On top of all of this, they must be on top of their health. Here are just a few of the things that women can consider managing when thinking about keeping their health under control: Monitor your blood pressure – When it comes …

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Undiagnosed ADHD in Children

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder can go undiagnosed. Some parents and school teachers do not want to talk about it or address it. The sooner ADHD is diagnosed in a child, the faster treatment can begin, and the better the outcome can be. If a child goes undiagnosed it can reflect in their school performance and …

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What You May Not Know About ADHD

Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder is a medical disorder that affects the behavior of people in different age groups, genders, and across socio-economic and intelligence lines. Children with ADHD may talk too much, daydream, fidget, display impulsivity and have risk-taking behavior. However, there is more to it. There are many things about ADHD that people may not …

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