A child can be depressed. Either as a result of trauma from sexual harassment, peer pressure in school, harsh words from parents Etc. Regardless of age, background, and ethnic group, a child can still slip into depression. And at a young age, … More Bipolar Disorder or Depression: 5 Myths and Facts About them
A difference in emotional tolerance has been one of the causes of suicide, as most people’s tolerance level is not as high as the others, making them easily go into depression. This has killed many youths than it has saved. Mental disorders and then thoughts of suicide come in as the only solution to end the problem. … More World Suicide Prevention Day
Mental strength is the capacity of an individual to deal effectively with stressors, pressures, and challenges. … More How do I Get Stronger Mentally?
Registered Nurses administer patients’ medications and treatments, create plans for patient care, help perform diagnostic tests, teach patients and their families how to manage illnesses and injuries and so much more.
They care, comfort, and cajole us, and in the end, they save lives. … More International Nurses Day
Back then we would express our fear of needles or injections using cues or non verbal statements to our parents and it always seemed as though our parents chose not to understand. This in the real sense, establishes that children are indirectly afraid of nurses as a result of their direct fear for injections.
Have you ever wondered how these nurses manage to handle those situations well, trying to calm us down and with great smiles on their faces? Have you ever wondered why some never even bother to look at you or pat you to calm down before they injected you with those short looking needles? Have you ever wondered why nurses, despite their busy schedule and non-stop movement round the hospital still care for us and ensure that we get well? … More Celebrating the Frontline Warriors on International Nurses Day
World Malaria Day is an internationally recognized day on the 25th of April each year, highlighting the global efforts to control malaria and celebrate the gains made.
There’s no vaccine available to prevent malaria. Talk to your doctor if you’re travelling to an area where malaria is common or if you live in such an area. You may be prescribed medications to prevent the disease. … More April 25th: World Malaria Day
It is health that is real wealth, and not pieces of gold and silver. An old English proverb says ‘Don’t dig your grave with your own knife and fork’. You are what you eat. Whatever goes inside of you is portrayed on the external. … More How to Stay Healthy this Month
According to the WHO, Cancer is the second leading cause of death globally, and was responsible for an estimated 9.6 million deaths in 2018 alone. Globally, about 1 in 6 deaths is due to cancer, and approximately 70% of those deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries.
There’s so much we can all do in our circles of influence to spread the word and help win the battle against cancer. I Am, and I Will! … More I Am and I Will – World Cancer Day 2021
Holidays are meant to be stress-free but oh no, not when humans are involved. And the stress could span from physical, emotional, down to financial stress. The demands from family and friends this season is enough for one to lose weight. The financial pressure to meet up the ‘expectations’ of the holiday is crazy. … More How to Manage Holiday Stress