Tips to Starting a Colon Cleanse for Weight Loss


Whether you are trying to be health conscious or would simply like to shed off a few kilos, embarking on a colon cleanse diet is important in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. This is because when you cleanse out your colon, you are effectively getting rid of wastes as well as any toxins that may be in your system. Undoubtedly, the colon has its own mechanism of cleaning itself. However, there are remnants of waste that remain on its walls.

3 December 2015

Helping fostered children adapt to new care situations


For children in a foster care situation, it can be hard to easily adapt to new care situations. Fostered children have often witnessed or experienced traumatic situations or chronic neglect and often show severe anxiety in their new circumstances. Here are some of the signs to look for, as well as some of the ways you can look to address this anxiety.  Severe seperation anxiety Some children who fear being abandoned again will show a strong attachment to their new caregivers to the point where it can be hard on other relationships in the family unit.

8 October 2015

Helping the school to adjust to the loss of a classmate or student


While childhood mortality is now much lower than it has been previously, some children will still need to adjust to the loss of a classmate due to a terminal illness. As a school administrator, here are some ways to help the school to adjust to their loss in a positive way. Ensure the teachers have had adequate counselling and training The teachers are likely to also be affected by the loss of their young student.

30 June 2015

Using Hypnotism to Quit Smoking: Four Myths Explained


Thinking about using hypnotism to quit smoking? If so, you are not alone. Many people are turning to this alternative therapy to help them quit. Unfortunately, many people are also held back by the untruths and myths surrounding hypnosis. To put your mind at rest, here is a look at some myths and the truth behind them: 1. Myth: Hypnosis is scary Many people find the idea of hypnosis scary. What if they never become un-hypnotised?

27 May 2015

What to Expect When You Attend Counselling for OCD


If you have OCD, you may be thinking of seeing a counsellor. It's not unusual to be unsure of what exactly to expect from counselling, so here's an overview. Counselling Defined A trained counsellor will work with you on a one-to-one basis to help you gain a deeper insight into your specific obsessive compulsive behaviours. You can talk about anything you like during your sessions and your counsellor will listen without judgement.

25 February 2015