Impact of Active Work and Play on your Happiness

Posted by on 24/05/2011 in Blog.

The right balance between work and play will have a huge impact on the happiness level of professionals. Less satisfaction with work life can spill into home life and affect one's family and social interactions. The opposite is also true. Those who are more satisfied with their work tend to develop more fulfilling family relationships and this often is possible if creativity and a sense of play is found in one's occupation. The right kind of work and play can direct happiness How you look ...Read More Here!


Signs of Empty Nest Syndrome

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Empty nest syndrome refers to the general feeling of grief or sadness that is felt by parents or primary caregivers when the object of their care leaves home. The syndrome arises out of the profound loss of identity and purpose that parents have when they no longer have children to care for. In the case of parents, this occurs when the last of the kids leave home to get married or go to college, leaving the parents with an 'empty nest'. The syndrome affects more women than men, because it...Read More Here!


Can Stressful Life Events Lead to Suicide?

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It is a common misconception that there are certain events that cause an individual to take his or her own life. However, the decision to attempt suicide is often affected by a number of factors. Most people already have the predisposition to suicide even before the event occurs in their lives. It is their inability to cope with these events that lead to suicide. Events that lead to suicide are called triggering events. They contribute to the suicide but they are not the cause. Triggering event...Read More Here!


Why Siblings Fight

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Although jealousy is what often what comes to mind when siblings fight, it is not the only reason. Sibling squabbles start after the second child is born and continues until both grow old enough to leave the home. Even then, arguments among adult siblings are still not uncommon. Changing needs The different needs of children as they grow can affect how they relate to siblings. For example, toddlers are overly possessive of toys and even parents, and seeing a brother and sister playing wit...Read More Here!


Edmonton Couples Therapy Advantages

Posted by on 23/05/2011 in Blog.

Couples therapy is a form of psychotherapy applicable to both married partners and non-married partners. The duration of therapy depends on the issues being addressed. Couples face a number of problems in their relationship. It may concern sex, intimacy, communication issues, parenting, anger, alcohol or drug addictions, or infidelity. If you are willing to address your relationship problems, then you are ready for couples therapy. It is the therapist’s responsibility to set the environmen...Read More Here!


Understanding the Link between Obesity and Depression

Posted by on 07/05/2011 in Blog.

Studies have found that there is a link between obesity and depression in children, although it is not clear if there is a cause and effect relationship or if the two simply go together. In some cases individuals who are obese may be prone to depression because of the social stigma that comes with being overweight or fat. On the other hand, individuals who suffer from depression may be prone to overeating and this will cause an increase in size and weight. People who suffer from anxiety ...Read More Here!