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Self Help

Self Help

Self Help can cover a large area every person; only if they are interested in looking at themselves. I have written an assortment of articles including Universal Truths, Art of Making Others Feel Good, Making and Refusing Requests and many more…

Symptoms and Consequences of Stress

The objective of this article is to identify symptoms of stress and their consequences to our lives.

By: Susan Adams M.Ed.

Symptoms and Consequences of Stress

Summary: We are all under stress daily. Without it we wouldn’t be motivated toward anything. We need some stress but not an excess of it. This article explains the nature of stress, the symptoms that appear, and their effect on our bodies. Continue reading

Depression, Chronic Pain, and the Family

The objective of this article is to explain the relationship between chronic pain and depression, the effect on the family, and to discuss some options for dealing with such pain.

By: Susan Adams M.Ed.

Depression, Chronic Pain, and the Family

Summary: Pain leads to depression and depression to pain when a chronic pain condition exists. The effects on the family are detrimental to the relationships involved. Continue reading

Understanding Depression

The objective of this article is to explain the nature of depression and its treatment.

By: Susan Adams M.Ed.

Understanding Depression

Summary: Depression is a brain disorder that affects thought, mood, feelings, behavior and physical health. It is best treated with exercise, medication if needed, and psychotherapy. This article provides a description of the nature of depression and its treatment.

The true underlying cause of depression is technically unknown. Continue reading

Postpartum Depression

The objective of this article is to help women identify their risk factors for Postpartum depression before its onset, during pregnancy and to suggest some ways to offset it.

By: Susan Adams M.Ed.

Postpartum Depression

Summary: The most common time for postpartum Depression to set in is after the l last regular clinical office visit with the obstetrician which is the six-week exam. Continue reading

Life as a Chemical Experience

The objective of this article is to explain to readers how to keep their Serotonin at optimum levels for the purpose of enjoying their lives to the fullest.

By: Susan Adams M.Ed.

Life as a Chemical Experience

Summary: Exercise has long been recommended for keeping the body fit. Many people have not yet realized that exercise also benefits mental health. Continue reading

The Art of Making Others Feel Good

By: Susan Adams M.Ed.

The Art of Making Other People Feel Good

Did you know that there are only two ways to build your own self-esteem? One is by being listened to with respect. The other is by doing things about which you feel good.

One of the best ways that I know to feel good about ourselves is by doing things to make others feel good. Continue reading

Should you decide to lose weight?

The objective of this article is to help readers determine if they need to lose weight and to make some suggestions as to what might work to achieve the goal.

By: Susan Adams M.Ed.

Should you decide to lose weight?

Summary: Overfat is more dangerous than overweight. Body fat, rather than body weight is a better predictor of health. It is therefore important to have an idea of one’s body mass index as well as considering whether one has a disease that would be better under control with weight loss. There are several factors that one should look for if one decides to lose weight in conjunction with a weight loss program. Setting realistic goals and using trained professionals is very important to being successful. Continue reading

The Use Of Moderate Exercise

The objective of this article is to describe for readers the benefits of moderate exercise.

By: Susan Adams M.Ed.

The Use Of Moderate Exercise

Summary: The best way to look and feel better and to improve your health is with exercise. It takes just thirty minutes each day to improve yourself physically and mentally. Continue reading

How to Deal with Loneliness

By: Susan Adams M.Ed.

How To Deal With Loneliness

Did you know that when asked what they fear most, most people will tell you that it is loneliness. It is not unusual to feel this way because society stresses that we seek outside of ourselves for entertainment and pleasure and thee is little training for how to nourish and nurture ourselves. Continue reading