How to Help a Loved One Through Addiction Treatment

Laurence Russo addictions, Family, Mental Health 0 Comments

Bethany Hatton created PreventAddiction.info after her oldest grandson became addicted to opioids. As her grandson recovered from an overdose, the number of questions Bethany had about his illness swelled: how had his addiction developed? Could she and other family members have done anything differently along the way? And most importantly, how could she help him get better and ensure others …

On self love

Laetitia Phan Family, Mental Health, Non classé, wellness 0 Comments

What and when was your last self-loving moment? I cannot stress enough how important, even crucial, this is in any kind of self-development. I will repeat it over and over. Because without self-love we can’t give love to others. Without self care, we can’t properly care for others either. Simply because we don’t know how. Think about airplane rules in case …

How can you support a child of expat parents? Pay attention to their particular challenges and difficulties.

lia younes International Corner, Kids, Mental Health, Short Posts 0 Comments

According to Lia Younes, London-based child psychotherapist, living in a world of cross-cultural transitions and high mobility plays a large role in shaping a child’s life. There are two most common and significant challenges faced by the expat child: unresolved grief and loss, and the need to find their own personal and cultural sense of identity. A child of expatriate …

Itchy, Sneezy, Wheezy: Allergy season is upon us

Dr Martin Saweirs Kids, Short Posts, Women's wellness 0 Comments

  Allergy season is most definitely upon us (unless, that is, you’re someone who suffers from them all year round). It’s about this time of year that I start to see a surge in people seeking help for their allergies, but I don’t think enough is done to inform people about just how much you can buy over the counter …

Curiosity

Laetitia Phan Mental Health, Non classé, wellness 0 Comments

CURIOSITY ||  When Buddha realised the power of his learnings, he realised that it wasn’t for everyone, it can only be for the ones he called “those of little dust”, the ones whose eyes wouldn’t be completely blinded by the dust we all take comfort from once in a while. This piece has two purposes : remind me how important …

Dealing with our child’s first illness…

Dr Martin Saweirs Family, Health Tips, Kids, Kids, Non classé, Short Posts, wellness 0 Comments

We seemed to wait longer than most for our daughter to get her first real illness. Two doctors (my wife and I) – we figured we’d be fine, but we somewhat underestimated things. At about 5 months old she picked up one of the myriad of bugs that kids spread to one another. It turned out to be much harder than …