The Silent Struggles of Caregivers

Caregiver, a noble role, however exhausting. Caregivers may be overlooked in society, as they are seen as people without 'elite' jobs. A biased opinion indeed. The duties of caregivers are numerous, and in fact, never ending because the needs of people are continuous! These are persons entrusted with the care of orphans, disabled persons, elderly, … Continue reading The Silent Struggles of Caregivers

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How to Uncover your Self Worth

If you can't think of any worthy trait about yourself, your self esteem is dropping, or you view yourself as incompetent, you may need some guidance in recognizing your self worth. But what really is self worth? Self worth includes your sense of value about yourself. It is how you see yourself, and how much … Continue reading How to Uncover your Self Worth

Listening – A Helping Skill

One of the best ways to help someone is to simply, listen. Listen to your family, friends, employees, co-workers, the janitor, the guards, the person at the sales counter, the barista, the person on the bus...anyone! When people are allowed to voice their opinions, vent, and speak about issues they are experiencing, they release built … Continue reading Listening – A Helping Skill

Negative Beliefs and Depression

Major Depressive Disorder, as we explained previously, is not the typical sadness one feels. It affects one's life in many areas: increase/loss of appetite, over/under sleeping, loss of interest in activities, lack of energy, restlessness and more. Biological factors seem to play a causal role, since genetics may determine the intensity of symptoms. Studies show that … Continue reading Negative Beliefs and Depression