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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…

Guided Imagery and Stress Management

The objective of this article is to describe the way in which guided imagery works and to identify some of its uses.

By: Susan Adams M.Ed.

Guided Imagery and Stress Management

Summary: Guided Imagery is a technique used to help people create vivid images in their mind. Continue reading

Using Meditation To Help Body Healing

The objective of this article is to acquaint readers with the health benefits of meditation and to discuss some of the varying types of mediation available.

By: Susan Adams M.Ed.

Using Meditation To Help Body Healing

Meditation has been useful, according to some recent studies, in improving health by reducing stress. There are various forms of meditation including “mindfulness”, “relaxation response” and prayer meditation. Continue reading

Dealing with Criticism

By: Susan Adams M.Ed.

Dealing With Criticism

Criticism is, unfortunately, a part of our society and a part of many relationships. Are you criticism deaf? That means that you have heard so much criticism that everything sounds like that to you. Continue reading

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

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