Having a child with Down syndrome comes with a unique set of challenges. However, the fact that your child has Down syndrome does not mean they should not have as normal a life as possible. Here are some suggestions to help you. Acceptance Perhaps the first emotion you will experience as a parent is grief. It is okay to grieve for the dream of the child that you wanted to have but didn't.
27 December 2017
Anxiety is one of those annoyances of day-to-day life that can completely alter how you are living. To help combat it, it's important to face it head-on. While receiving therapist services is extremely helpful in coping with your anxiety, which is often coupled with fears and stress, it's also important to make some changes right at home that can help. Here are four helpful tips for handling anxiety. Use Lavender Essential Oil: Lavender essential oil is a great way to help relax your mind, especially right before going to sleep at night.
3 November 2017
ADHD can have an adverse effect on the daily lives of adults. Although ADHD does have biological underpinnings, there are behavioral modifications that can be implemented to help manage the negative effects of ADHD. Adults seeking help coping with their ADHD symptoms often utilize specialized coaching services. Here are three things that you can expect when working with an ADHD treatment coach to manage your symptoms in the future. 1. ADHD coaching offers awareness.
29 September 2017
Everyone experiences periods of sadness and anxiety from time to time, but severe melancholy, isolation, fatigue, and thoughts of suicide should be considered signs of clinical depression. This emotional disorder may be common, but most people do not fully understand depression. With this guide, you will learn a few surprising facts about depression that may help you or a family member. Depression Can Affect Anyone Due to the different hormonal imbalances, women are more likely to develop depression than men.
9 August 2017
Most people are able to see the signs of a drug or alcohol addiction. From dangerous health conditions to missing money, these signs can be obvious. Unfortunately, understanding if your spouse has an addiction to pornography can be a bit more difficult. An estimated 68 percent of young men and 16 percent of young women view porn at least once a week. Of course, it is important to note that occasional viewing does not constitute an addiction.
13 July 2017
If you have social anxiety, you likely are struggling with the fact that you need to be social in your day to day life but that your brain is making it very difficult. Your brain might be sending you thoughts like "none of these people will ever like you" or "you are too boring for anyone to ever want to talk to." Not only are these thoughts hyperbolic and untrue, but they are also unhelpful, since they make you less likely to want to go talk to people.
5 June 2017
It is entirely normal to have a slightly harder time in terms of your emotions if you have some significant life changes. Your schedule might be thrown off, which could result in you experiencing more stress and less sleep. This could cause your mental health to get weaker, which could leave you more vulnerable to mental illnesses, as well as physical illnesses, which could make you even less capable of coping with the difficult situation that you find yourself in.
7 May 2017
If your son or daughter was the victim of or witness to a stressful or psychologically damaging event recently, it is possible for him or her to develop PTSD, just as a soldier returning from war might. Unfortunately, while soldiers returning from war are likely to be screened for symptoms before they are expected to return to their everyday life, teenagers do not always get the same benefit. Therefore, if you are concerned about how your teenager is coping with a traumatic event they experienced or saw, it is important to be aware of the following information about PTSD in adolescents and teens.
13 March 2017