Why is writing an integral part of life, for some more than others? Writers express their emotions, feelings and thoughts on a daily basis. Tim, our resident guest post author, covers expressing ourselves through writing and what it can achieve. Continue reading “When Writing About Emotions and Thoughts” »
Tim, who has become our resident guest post author, explains why he has always hated Christmas, New Year and some other days. Continue reading “I have always hated Christmas and the New Year” »
This week’s guest post is by Matthew Snider – a writer, a personal development junkie and a regular blogger at Self Development Secrets. Matt, with his one quarter Asian descent, did not start out as a writer, but he says, “the love for a subject is the most important aspect of writing. The readers want to read something written by someone who understands them.” Continue reading “Encouraging Positive Thinking in Children” »
When you find sleep difficult, whether trying to get there – or after waking during the night, it can cause havoc with your next day. I’ve written about this a number of times, here’s one popular example, but for those of you perhaps less inclined with previous posts, this week’s guest author, Sarah, might have just the thing! Continue reading “Can’t Sleep? Try Using Sound to Your Advantage!” »
Our children being ‘picky eaters’ can be one of the most frustrating parts of the parenting experience. I have personal experience of this so my guest author this week, Caroline Kastner, offers some helpful tips to manage this behaviour. Continue reading “How to Manage Your Child’s Picky Eating” »
This guest article focuses on the most commonly understood phenomenon of co-dependency in a relationship where one of the partners may be challenged with substance addiction. It is worth maintaining an open mind, however, if you have a challenging relationship. Co-dependency is also highly observable in relationships outside of addiction! Continue reading “Co-dependency and What it Can Mean for Us” »
Eating disorders are some of the most dangerous as well as common psychological and mental illnesses which are either characterised by excessive eating or by scanty consumption of food. Eating disorders are a kind of condition wherein a person, suffering from it, might not even know that he/she has a serious psychological problem. (From Guest Writer ~ David Milsont) Continue reading “5 Indisputable Facts About Eating Disorders” »
This week’s guest contributor, Tim, writes eloquently about the impact of gender and discrimination; inviting us to think about “societal norms”.
What is masculinity? Or, what is a boy?
If we go simply by genitalia, the answer is clear. So, it seems, if we listen to the head of the Roman Catholic Church, peddlers of original sin, purgatory and the sale of Indulgences, is religion. Boy’s genitals, you are a boy, Girl’s? You are a girl.
It ain’t necessarily so. Continue reading “What is masculinity? Or, What is a boy?” »
Guest writer, Jane, shares her experiences with anxiety and hormones – including her top five tips for dealing with a situation that many women face.
Hormones, Anxiety and my Top 5 Tips
Years ago, I watched a hospital type documentary where one of the nurses described having up to 10 ‘hot flushes’ per day and how she purposely kept her hair short as her hair would get completely soaked. It was an incredible story which has stuck in my mind to this day and can now relate to, even if not as extreme. Continue reading “Women, Hormones and Anxiety – Top 5 Tips” »
The legacy effects of our current parenting skills will only be fully appreciated once our children have matured. Then, the positive – and less positive attributes we have taught will be that legacy. This week, guest writer Hilary Smith shares her research and views on this most valuable of topics. Continue reading “10 Reasons why you should put down your smartphones!” »