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…

I’m Lonesome | Here is My Answer

It has become increasingly difficult to meet people.  This is particularly true for the part of the population who is looking for a significant other.

Men and women tell me all the time that they would like to be in a significant relationship. Possibly that they would like to marry and possibly have children.  However, society has changed so much that they don’t know how to go about it.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Depression

Frequently Asked Questions About Depression

1.How would I know if I am depressed? – 

People who are depressed frequently complain of constant fatigue, lack of energy, loss of appetite and weight gain and lost. They may have trouble with concentration and memory. They experience an overall lack of optimism, the belief that things can get better. Continue reading

Why Is ALCOHOLISM So Difficult To Treat?

The purpose of this article is to help readers understand why alcoholism is so difficult to treat and to offer some suggestions for aiding recovery.

By: Susan Adams M.Ed.

Why Is ALCOHOLISM So Difficult To Treat?

Alcoholism can be very difficult to treat because the pleasurable effects of alcohol precede the negative effects. Continue reading

Lowering Cancer Risk With Proper Eating

The objective of this article is to acquaint readers with ways that they can eat in a healthy manner to possibly lower their overall cancer risk.

By: Susan Adams M.Ed.

Lowering Cancer Risk With Proper Eating

Summary: Many foods may help lower the risk of certain cancers. Cancers spring from a variety of sources. Some cancers are more amenable to certain foods that contain phytochemicals, most specifically, anti-oxidants. Continue reading

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

Understanding DepressionThe 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 . Continue reading