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"Just relax"...again? Does a reduction in anxiety levels increase pregnancy rates? Summary of a new meta-analysis
Monday, February 16th, 2015 by Lisa Rouff
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As a former infertility patient, and as now as a psychologist working in the area of reproductive mental health, the oft-repeated statement, "Just relax, and it will happen referring to pregnancy" has always made me cringe. It has always seemed overl... Read More
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For Optimal Wellness Apply a Pro-Active Approach with These Tips
Sunday, March 1st, 2015 by Carolyn Collman
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I get frustrated sometimes when people want instant results from working out and eating right. Wellness doesnt just happen overnight you have to work at it over time. It requires that you take a pro-active approach to health on a consistent basis. Eating nutritiously, e... Read More
War on household items: putting my lupus joints at ease.
Friday, March 6th, 2015 by despitelupus
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Why is this bottle of jelly my new nemesis Because it's so hard to use This squeezable bottle of jelly and I had it out earlier this week, when it took every ounce of strength I had to squeeze out enough jelly for one sandwich. It seems the suction causes unbelievable r... Read More
This Is An Interesting Discussion On Some Ways Of Saving And Or Improving The Health System.
Friday, March 6th, 2015 by davidmore
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There was an interesting discussion broadcast last weekSaving HealthIts the conversation that doctors and patients want to have, but many politicians are avoiding how do we create a patient-focused healthcare system By SBS InsightAirdateTuesday, February 24, 2015 - 2030... Read More
3 Agonizing assumptions people make about people with disabilities
Friday, March 6th, 2015 by lifeofthedifferentlyabled
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I think its a unique problem that people with disabilities face, and frankly a problem that you will deny, but the reality is it is a real issue. I know I am going to make some blanket statements here, but Continue reading The post 3 Agonizing assumptions people make ab... Read More
2e Explosion, ADHD, Anxiety, Testing, More
Thursday, March 5th, 2015 by 76Trombones
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COMING OUT OF THE WOODWORK is how Mike Postma describes the increase in the number of 2e kids in the 21st century. Writing in the SENG Vine Newsletter, Postma provides his own several-decade perspective as GT educator and offers several possible reasons for the apparent... Read More
Parenting a Belligerent Angry Child
Thursday, March 5th, 2015 by ddavanport
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Parenting an irritable kid is hard; throw in the constant need to argue about anything and everything under the sun and were talking darn near impossible. Add in defiance, and the wheels start coming off the bus.Unfortunately, this is the lot of someparents, and more th... Read More
Review Of The Ongoing Post - Budget Controversy 5th March 2015. Urgent Work Now Underway on 2016 One!
Thursday, March 5th, 2015 by davidmore
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Budget Night was on Tuesday 13th May, 2014 and it is still not finalised by any means.Both major health and education changes as well as pension changes are still stuck and we have a new Families Package being floated . Also we have only 3 sitting weeks in Parliament be... Read More
how to enjoy winter when you have a physical disability
Thursday, March 5th, 2015 by lifeofthedifferentlyabled
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If you have been reading my blog for sometime you know I hate winter so in all seriousness the snow looks like it is not letting up any time soon. I have a question for you all what is some Continue reading The post how to enjoy winter when you have a physical disabilit... Read More
Parenting the Argumentative, Irritable, Angry Child
Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 by ddavanport
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Parenting a child that constantly argues, is often moody, and is generally disagreeable is difficult and often feels impossible. Some of these children will be diagnosed with Oppositional Defiant Disorder and some will never be diagnosed. What causes children to be this... Read More
Coming out of the Infertility Closet
Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 by ddavanport
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Why dont more women talk about their infertility Is it shame Embarrassment Or simply that its no one elses business Whatever the reason, it is their life, their disease, and they can talk about it or not. But by staying silent do they do a disservice to others Where are... Read More
Empowering words to get me through Lent. Easter Sunday, here I come!
Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 by despitelupus
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Wednesday, February 18th marked the the beginning of Lent, which is the forty day period before Easter. During the Lenten season, it's customary to make some small sacrifice in order to prepare youself for Easter. Typically, people choose to give something up, like a ba... Read More
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