How To Become Smarter: 10 Simple Actions To Boost Your Brain Power

There are plenty of books out there to help you learn how to become smarter. But how do you know which life hacks actually boost brain power? What actions can you take today to become more intelligent? In this article, we discuss some of the ways you can accomplish more over the course of the …

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Know about Mild Cognitive Impairment

Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is a disorder involving problems with memory and other mental functions that are greater than normal age-related changes but not as significant as the decline seen with a dementia. Symptoms are noticeable, and, in many cases, similar to those of a dementia-related illness. What are some of the common signs of …

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7 Ways to Manage Caregiver Stress

Caring for a family member with dementia (or any other debilitating condition) may involve a lot of “juggling” to manage the demands of caregiving as well as your personal responsibilities. Feeling stress is natural, but if left unchecked, continuous stress can negatively impact your physical and mental health and hinder your ability to provide proper …

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Tips for working with a special-needs child

As the population of special need children’s continues to grow, increasing number of people find themselves working with these children for the first time. Many of them are family members or volunteers who generously give their time; others may be highly trained in their particular field, but with little or no knowledge special-need care. Here …

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Seven ways to fight mental health stigma

Living with a mental health illness can be challenging. Add to that having to deal with the misconceptions, stereotypical ideas and blatantly outrageous beliefs that many people in society hold about mental health, and one can be left feeling overwhelmed and rejected. Common mental health preconceptions include; “If you have schizophrenia you must be violent and dangerous.” …

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