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How to deal with bipolar disorder

Whether you or a family member or close friend is the person with mental illness, it's a tough situation to deal with. A full and satisfying life is very possible, but it won't be easy. You have to learn to work closely with your psychiatrist and counselor, how to deal with medication and its... More

How to improve self-confidence and create positive self-esteem

Positive self-esteem is an important way to cultivate success in life. Self-esteem is used to describe how a person feels about himself and how they see themselves when compared to others. Having a good sense of self is one more way to approach situations with a positive attitude. Positive... More

How to treat dementia and Alzheimer’s with coconut oil

Coconut oil gives hope to Alzheimer's and other dementia sufferers When someone you love has Alzheimer's or any other form of dementia, you may have been told that there is nothing that can be done. It is true that manufactured drugs are usually ineffective in treating dementia,... More

How to be mentally strong

Gaining mental strength from the world around you Many people question their ability to be strong enough to go through all the trials and tribulations of life. What they may not realise, simply because they don't have the experience to know, is that every human being has this special capacity for... More

How to get a handle on stress

Coping when life seems unmanageable Your body is designed to be able to handle stress, up to a point. It even produces important hormones like cortisol and adrenaline to help you cope with the stressful parts of your life. But when external or internal demands overwhelm your coping mechanisms,... More

How to be happier

Maintaining your attitude and joy through various circumstances Have you ever noticed how two people can face very similar circumstances but react in very different ways? Though it's a process to understand it, maintaining long-term happiness in life depends on factors outside the daily emotional... More

How to be at peace and be happy within yourself

Calm comes from building your own landscape That inner peace which so many seek and which so few achieve really is easier than one may imagine. It comes from following the steps outlined below, which in effect simplify the landscape of one's life. It is this landscape which gives an individual... More

How to Recognize Signs of Senile Dementia

Is it dementia or could it be something else? The earliest signs of senile dementia are often overlooked or explained away as being normal behaviors associated with growing old. The truth, however, is that the healthy brain can continue to regenerate itself and create new neural pathways until an... More

How to care for an Alzheimers patient in your home

A quality-of-life guide for prospective caregivers Alzheimer's disease is like a creeping paralysis that affects one out of every eight people who are older than 65 years of age. Statistics compiled during the year 2010 estimate that approximately 5.3 million Americans have been inflicted with... More

How to deal with post-holiday depression

The depression is here, now what? Post-holiday depression happens to plenty of people world-wide. While there might be ways to prevent it, these are simply some suggestions on how to deal with them once they are here. While post-holiday depression is common, often people are reluctant to talk... More