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Monthly Archives: November 2016

“Before I leave my room in the mornings, I need to turn the light switch on and off 19 times or I feel like my day will be catastrophic. After this, I spend about 3 hours cleaning my 2 bedroom apartment. Then I spend about 2 hours doing a ritual of body washing and sometimes...
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Stress seems to be a norm in Nigeria and probably the world at large. If you haven’t ever been stressed you are most likely not on earth. (No, honestly. Some people deal with traffic, some with light issues and water scarcity. Is it the stress of securing fuel or the stress that comes with the...
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Food plays an important part in our lives, and most of us will spend time thinking about what we eat. Our relationship with food often changes — sometimes we may try to eat more healthily, have cravings, eat too much or lose our appetite. We may find it hard to eat if we’re feeling stressed, or eat...
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We all go through stressful and traumatizing situations at different points in our lives, some more than others. If we didn’t have a means of coping, we would have all “shut down”. Though, people feel Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental disorder which results from traumatic events, it really isn’t. PTSD is a...
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We don’t always think, feel and behave in exactly the same way — it depends on the situation we are in, the people with us, and many other things. But mostly we do tend to behave in fairly predictable ways or patterns. The word ‘personality’ refers to the pattern of thoughts, feelings and behavior that makes each...
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So, it seems that amongst the youth today, if you don’t drink; haven’t tried weed or smoked at least once, you are “not-exposed”. Well, it isn’t just the youths; the middle aged, are also very much guilty or should we talk about the older people and their snuffboxes? Apparently, almost everyone is involved in a...
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This topic is an important one, and it answers a lot of unasked questions with regards to the reason some children behave the way they do. ADHD is not a disease or a consequence of brain damage, but it’s a dysfunction that means the brain doesn’t function in the way it should. Over the years,...
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Most of us say “I’m depressed” a whole lot more than we need to. Being sad, unhappy and disappointed are feelings humans experience quite regularly. The use of the word “depression” this way, may make it difficult for some to understand the “depression” in the clinical sense. Every year, about 40% of people in the...
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Hours before your final papers and you realize you’ve been studying the wrong… First day at your first job and you have no idea of how of what to do at work… 24 hours before your wedding and you develop cold feet… Been in any of the above scenarios? It’s understandable to have worries about...
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