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Please find a collection of articles by our team of experts focused on various mental health issues.

Rewarding growth from stepping out of your comfort zone

Comfort zone is a psychological concept describing human tendency to be safe, certain and stress free. By… Read more

Do you know why women forget to show appreciation to themselves ?

Women forget to show appreciation to themselves. Today, everything we do, we expect it to be par… Read more

We are our own best fortune tellers.

You may predict that an assignment you are working on will turn out great and feel confident… Read more

Work Burnout Syndrome

Work burn out syndrome stands for a progressive loss of will, energy and meaningfulness of one’s work… Read more

روشتة د. مروة عبد الحميد معالج نفسي

روشتة د. مروة عبد الحميد معالج نفسي  إن المشاعر التي نحصل عليها خلال رمضان لا يفترض أن تكون… Read more

Diabetes in the Holy Month of Ramadan.

DIABETES IN RAMADAN SHOULD I FAST OR NOT? According to statistics in 2019 UAE population was around… Read more

Know why taking care of your mental health is equally important as physical health.

A holistic approach to disbalance and wellbeing. It is an ancient wisdom that only a healthy mind… Read more

ATOPY

Atopy refers to the genetic tendency to develop allergic diseases such as allergic rhinitis, asthma and atopic… Read more

5 Things you should know before bringing your child to a counsellor

Suppose you are considering therapy for your child and are quite skeptical whether he/she will even try.… Read more

The flu season is here!

Is it safe to give cough and cold medicine to our children? Cough can be troublesome, especially… Read more

Prevention is Better Than Cure .. Get Your Child Vaccinated ..

Why should my child get vaccinated? Vaccines work by preparing the body to fight the germs that… Read more

Pediatric eczema

What do you know about eczema? Eczema is a skin condition that makes your skin itchy and… Read more

Constipation in children:

How often should my child have a bowel movement? It depends on how old he or she… Read more

Pediatric Asthma

What Is Asthma? Asthma is a chronic disease of the tubes that carry air to the lungs.… Read more

How do I know if my child has a food allergy?

A food allergy happens when the body reacts against harmless proteins found in foods. The reaction usually… Read more

The Right Apology can change your life.

It happens so often that even after apologizing, he issue becomes an argument and forgiveness is out… Read more

BULLYING

Bullying is a very serious concern gripping educational institutes around the world today. While schools adopt a… Read more

Vitamin D deficiency in UAE

Over 90 per cent of the UAE population is Vitamin D-deficient and the food industry is now… Read more

OVERCOMING POST VACATION

Although holidays are an exciting and joyful time for many, it is not unusual for people to… Read more

PERSPECTIVES ABOUT FINANCE IN A MARRIAGE?

HOW DO COUPLES DEAL WITH VARIED WORLD VIEWS AND PERSPECTIVES ABOUT FINANCE IN A MARRIAGE? 1.) It’s… Read more

A PROFESSIONAL COUNSELOR CAN HELP!

ARE YOU FEELING STRESSED OUT AND YOUR LIFE IS OUT OF CONTROL? A PROFESSIONAL COUNSELLOR CAN HELP!… Read more

The Art of Communication and Body Language

Have you thought about how well you communicate with other people? How your body language and what… Read more

Sleepless in Dubai? Maybe love; maybe it’s AD!

No sleep, no appetite, no enthusiasm for what’s happening around you? Maybe you’re in love, and congratulations… Read more

Teen-Trust

Most of us can vouch that being a teenager was one of the hardest and confusing times… Read more

Why parents need therapy!

Being a parent is perhaps the most rewarding role one can have. It makes you feel complete,… Read more

Can social media be an addiction?

The simple answer is: Yes, it can. To the extent where it might even require professional intervention.… Read more

Post Concussional Syndrome (PCS)

“Emergence and variable persistence of group of symptoms following a head injury” King (1997). Concussion is a… Read more

Improve your sleep habits!

Sleep, that beautiful thing most of us do (or should be doing) for 7-8 hours every night… Read more

A really good read on attachment styles and why people lie.

In my work I always look at why people lie – we lie for a reason (we… Read more

Stress

Stress! By Elmarie van Heerden – LifeWorks Personal Development Trainer All stress isn’t bad! Eustress can help… Read more

Emotional Empowerment – getting a grip on Thinking, Feeling and Behaving

Emotional Empowerment – getting a grip on Thinking, Feeling and Behaving ! By Elmarie van Heerden –… Read more

Anger!

Anger! By Elmarie van Heerden – LifeWorks Personal Development Trainer 1. Why are some people more prone… Read more

Self Worth vs Self Esteem

Self Esteem Self-esteem is usually experienced through professional and personal achievement. Having a successful career or relationship… Read more

Self Worth for Women Dubai

Self Esteem Women often talk about having low or no self-esteem. Many do so because they say… Read more

Self Worth for Men Dubai

Self Stress and Change Our modern world changes so rapidly that many of us feel in a… Read more

Challenges for 21st Century Man

Notions of Manhood Recently, I read a comment online by a man who said, “Its not so… Read more

Self Worth – Understanding the steps to develop healthy self worth

Course Description When you have healthy self worth you value and respect who you are, express yourself… Read more

Prescription Drug Addiction

What is Prescription Drug Addiction? A prescription drug addict uses medications in a way other than for… Read more

Why Alcohol is Addictive

By Caroline Ryan BBC News Online health staff EFFECT OF ALCOHOL ON THE BODY   Absorption of… Read more

Binge Drinking

What is binge drinking? Alcohol is the most widely used recreational drug. We have a culture of… Read more

Alcohol help in Dubai

Do you have problems with alcohol in Dubai? Often people will turn to alcohol because of stress… Read more

We Aren’t Built to Live in the Moment

We are misnamed. We call ourselves Homo sapiens, the “wise man,” but that’s more of a boast… Read more

13 Warning Signs You’re in a Codependent Relationship

Have you ever found yourself in a one-sided relationship where you felt as if you were the… Read more

Eating to the Limit

When Controlling Food Becomes your own Cheer-Leader Eating disorders are serious emotional and physical problems that can… Read more

Children’s Mental Health

Children’s Mental Health is an essential part of children’s overall health. It has an interactive relationship with… Read more

Working With Infidelity In Couples Counselling

The aim of couple therapy is to facilitate a relationship for a couple this may involve a… Read more

Homesickness – Come Home To Yourself!

Homesickness – Come home to yourself! By Elmarie van Heerden – LifeWorks Personal Development Trainer What is… Read more

Become Emotionally Empowered

What is Emotional Empowerment? Emotional vulnerability is reflected in stormy, shallow, deteriorating or unsatisfying and destructive relationships.… Read more

DOES EARLY SCHOOL TIME DISRUPT UAE STUDENTS’ NATURAL SLEEP-WAKE CYCLE?

The circadian rhythm is the body’s way of regulating the human wakefulness and sleep cycle. When this… Read more

RULES FOR PARENTS WHEN IT COMES TO DISCIPLINE

High parenting ideals often come crashing down around your ears when your much-longed-for-children. Article Agency: The National… Read more

FREE MEDICAL CAMP FOR WORKERS HELD

Malabar Gold and Diamonds supported the event by supplying free medicine for the workers. Agency: Gulf News… Read more

THE GOOD WIFE?

As market economics go the unpredictable way and money matters get more complicated. Agency: Khaleej Times Location:… Read more

LABOURERS GET HEALTH CHECKS ON DAY OFF

Low income workers are given free medical tests at the Indian Consulate in Dubai. Agency: Uae-News Location:… Read more

AFTER-SCHOOL FUN IN ABU DHABI

Tennis lessons on Sunday, piano on Mondays, football on Tuesdays, drama classes on a Wednesday… you get… Read more

Fear of Missing Out-Fomo-Demo

Modern Life Makes the Fear of Missing Out Very Prevalent – Testing Modern life equals instant and… Read more

Lonliness

We don’t often think of loneliness as a feeling one experiences in a marriage or a relationship.… Read more

Smoking Cessation

Don’t give up giving up. Smoking remains the world’s major preventable cause of early death. Reductions in… Read more

Parenting – how To Raise Esteemed Children

Surely all parents want the best for their children so that they can be equipped for life,… Read more

Fight High But Fight Right!

For most people a romantic relationship is the very center of their lives. It provides deep personal… Read more

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