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5 Underlying Causes of Academic Underachievement

5 Underlying Causes of Academic Underachievement

Are you concerned about your child’s grades in school? Academic underachievementcan be caused by a number of factors, and it’s important to get to the root of the problem so that your child can get the proper help he/she needs. Here are some underlying causes of academic underachievement. Anxiety and/or depression. Both anxiety and depression […]


4 Tips to Help You Cope with Stress during the Holidays

The holidays are a time for family, friends, holiday parties and get-togethers. It’s also a time of stress and strife for many. The hustle and bustle of shopping, hosting guests at your home and having to deal with certain family members are just some examples of the stressors people face during the holidays. Here are […]

Self-Esteem 5 Tips to Help You Believe in Yourself

Self-Esteem: 5 Tips to Help You Believe in Yourself

In the past, whenever I heard the phrase “believe in yourself,” I wasn’t exactly sure what it meant. I suffered with low self-esteem at the time, and the thought of believing in myself seemed so far out of reach. After a whole lot of research and through persistence and determination, I’ve finally learned what it […]


Healing from Trauma

Trauma can take on many forms. Incidents such as the death of a loved one, being held up at gun-point, sexual assault, can all take a toll on you mentally, physically and emotionally. Healing from trauma takes time, and although the pain may never completely go away, as time goes by, life will get better […]

Signs of Postpartum Depression

Signs of Postpartum Depression

Insomnia, hormonal changes and the new stressors and worries of taking care of a new-born may cause some moms to experience irritability, anxiety and sadness. When those feelings become overwhelming and intense, however, this may be cause for major concern. Postpartum depression is a serious illness which affects approximately 15-20% of women in the population. […]