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PPD: Mom, Tiffany Jenkins Gets Real About ‘Resenting Her Kids For Existing’ & Every Parent Needs To Hear It

Coping with postpartum depression (PPD) is difficult in and of itself, but the fact that the mental health condition still carries so much stigma only adds fuel to the fire. Perhaps that’s why when moms, famous or not, take to social media to

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Find Out How You Can Be Happier By Committing To A Physically Active Lifestyle

Exercise comes with numerous health benefits that can lead to a happier, healthy life. It doesn’t matter if you’re doing cardio, strength training, or improving your balance and flexibility. There are numerous benefits to reap from all types of exercise that

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How To Spot Mental Illness In Children & Adults + What To Do- Dr. Ojum Ogwo

About 10% of our family members or ourselves who are above 65 years show signs of organic brain disorder. Such mental illnesses due to old age were originally undifferentiated under the term “senility” – the loss of mental faculties with age.

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Experts: Here’s The Best Exercises To Fight Depression & How Much You Need Each Week 

Depression/anxiety have plagued many of recent due to the lockdown caused by the deadly coronavirus pandemic and according to medical experts, exercise can help reduce the risk of depression and treat depressive symptoms. Several studies have found that regular exercise

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Kenyan Mum Gives Heart-wrenching Account Of How Her Son Committed Suicide In Their Apartment For A Good Cause

Suicide rates in Nigeria and all over the world have risen sharply and has been getting serious attention from both concerned citizens of each countries of the world and the authorities. Someone in your life could be struggling right now

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Having This One Attitude Towards Life Predicts Less Memory Decline As You Age, A New Study Finds

A new study finds that people who feel enthusiastic and cheerful — what psychologists call ‘positive affect’ — are less likely to experience memory decline as they age. This result adds to a growing body of research on positive affect’s

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WHO Lays Out Positive Steps On How To Effectively Cope With Stress In These Times

Stress is a feeling of emotional or physical tension. It can come from any event or thought that makes you feel frustrated, angry, or nervous. Stress is your body’s reaction to a challenge or demand. As we all know we are in

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Experts Explain How 7 Unhealthy Everyday Habits Harm Brain Health

Every part of the human body is important. But while a human can still survive without some body parts, one cannot survive without some other body parts, one of which is the brain. The brain is the central organ of

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Super Mom, Simi Makes Valid Points On Why Nigerians Shouldn’t Rain Curses On The Children Of Our Politicians

With Nigerian politicians currently receiving heavy backlash over the situation of things in the country, their families aren’t left out on the bash train. However, it appears not everyone is in support of children suffering for the sins of their

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Must Read Piece On The Emotional Roots Of Cancer & How Repressing Anger Particularly Puts You At Risk

Did you know that cancer also has emotional roots? There is one major contributor to the disease that is almost always overlooked: repressed emotions and unexpressed anger. When we think about cancer, we think of the disease and how it

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Psychiatrist, Dr. Maymunah Kadiri Gives Useful Tips On How To Deal With Trauma After Experiencing Shocking Events

Dr. Maymunah Kadiri discloses that survivors and people affected by the incident may suffer from one emotional issue or the other. Following the #EndSARS protests in some part of the country against extrajudicial killings, extortion, and torture, especially of young people

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Encourage Digital Communication Among Young People As A Way To Prevent Suicide- Mental Health Advocates

The Suicide Research and Prevention Initiative has advocated digital communication and e-learning, to prevent suicide and promote mental health. This was part of the communique released by the group after its virtually national conference held recently. Suicide prevention strategies include

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Study Finds That Sleep Restriction Fuels Anger

Feeling angry these days? New research suggests that a good night of sleep may be just what you need. This program of research comprised an analysis of diaries and laboratory experiments. The researchers analyzed daily diary entries from 202 college

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Consultant Psychiatrist, Adeoye Oyewole Warns Denying Your True Feelings Can Predispose You To Mental Illnesses

Denial in ordinary English language is asserting that a statement or allegation, is not true. The same word, and also abnegation is used for a psychological defence mechanism postulated by Sigmund Freud, in which a person is filled with a

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Mental Health Advocate & CEO, Ashley-Dejo Who Battled Clinical Depression For 16 Years Inspires Hope With His Survival Story

Mr. Rotimi Ashley-Dejo, is the Founder/CEO of Girafit, an online business services directory. The 51-year-old who lives in Lagos with his wife and their two teenage children is a mental illness survivor, having suffered clinical depression since 2004. He shared

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Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr. Dapo Adegbaju Explains The Recovery From Mental Health Disorder

A psychiatrist says about 30 percent of Nigerians are grappling with different mental health challenges. He described mental health as a state of well-being in which an individual realizes his potential and is able to cope with the normal stresses

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”Years of abuse will make you think you are crazy”- Victoria Inyama Pens Her Thoughts On Chacha Eke’s Bipolar Claims

Actress Victoria Inyama has expressed doubt about Chacha Eke Faani’s claim that she has been diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder, days after she came public with the crash of her seven-year marriage to her hubby, Austin Faani. Chacha shared a video

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Celebrity Mum, Chacha Eke-Faani Reveals She’s Been Diagnosed With Bipolar Disorder Amid Her Marriage Crash Claims

Actress and mum-of-three, Chacha Eke Faani has dismissed reports that her 7-year marriage to her husband, Austin, ended as a result of domestic violence. Over the weekend, the actress took many by surprise when she announced the end of her

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Right Approach To Tackle Low Self Esteem According To Experts | Rotimi Aderemi’s Experience

Notably, one of the things that shape people’s happiness, boost their ego but can as well erode their confidence is self esteem. It is described as the confidence in one’s own worth or abilities, in which case those who do

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Women’s Health: There’re Too Many Health Benefits Of Having Good Sex That Should Motivate You To Give In To Your Sexual Whims | Check Them Out

When it comes to sex, nothing could be farther from the truth than the belief that reproduction is the sole basis for sexual intimacy. In truth, sexual intercourse has many positive intellectual, physical, emotional and social benefits, both science and nature nudge you

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BBNaija Star, Anto Lecky On The Kind Of Man For Her & Why Nigerians Won’t Take Mental Health Seriously

Reality TV star and media personality, Munirat Antoinette Lecky, popularly called Anto, has opened up on the kind of man for her. The BBNaija ex-housemate in an interview with Sunday Scoop said she is willing to date any man who

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Do You Know That Bipolar Disorder Is Common Among Children? Here’s How To Recognize The Signs & Symptoms + Treatment

It is a misconception that bipolar disorder is rare in children. Rather, the disorder is often misdiagnosed in youths as ADHD or depression because these conditions exhibit similar symptoms. On average, people start to show symptoms of bipolar disorder at

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Find Out What Your Fingernails Say About Your Physical & Mental Health

A physician at Dr. Fox Online, Deborah Lee, has said that how a fingernails look may reveal signs of skin cancer as well as some mental health issues. Dr. Lee in an article titled ‘What Your Hands Say About Your

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Adults: Physician Points Out These Surprising Health Benefits Of Taking An Afternoon Nap

It’s easy to confuse napping with laziness, but the two concepts just don’t belong in the same sentence. In fact, a well-crafted afternoon nap can bolster your health and happiness faster than you might imagine. The benefits of napping reach

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Betty Irabor Reveals Her Long Battle With Depression For 8 Years

She’s considered a survivor today. Genevieve Magazine publisher and mental health advocate, Betty Irabor took to Twitter to reveal her that she was in a battle with depression for 8 years. She also recounted some of the challenges she faced during

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