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Why It Is Important to Raise Your Child Around Pets

February 24, 2020

By Emma Williams   A vast majority of households around the world owns at least one family pet. The usual choices include parrots, hamsters, fish, guinea pigs and most commonly cats and dogs. However, many parents are afraid to bring a pet into their home due to fear of allergies the child might develop, the mess the pet can create and the responsibility a pet imposes. Nevertheless, recent studies have shown that having a pet actually has many benefits for…

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Cultivating Better Mental Health

May 23, 2018

When it comes to your mental health, you can never do too much to take care of it. If you want to live the happiest, healthiest, best version of your life that you possibly can, being as mentally well as you can be is vital. The good news is there are lots of things we can all do to cultivate better mental health today. Obviously, if you’re really suffering, seeing a doctor and therapist is essential, but anyone can try…

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Understanding Autism in Adults and Aging Adults by Theresa M. Regan

May 15, 2017

Quite a book. Clarifying and understanding autism on all levels, Dr Regan explains everything. Description: Autism is a childhood condition … right? Not right. Children with autism grow into adults with autism. The great strides we have made in understanding childhood autistic behaviors and interventions have lagged dramatically behind the needs of aging autistics. What of the young adult trying to build relationships? What of the middle-aged autistic adult who has been misdiagnosed with bipolar disorder and lacks an effective treatment…

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Phobias: What are you afraid?

March 15, 2017

I’ve seen something this morning that made me thinks about it so: Let’s talk about phobias. For you maybe is a different kind of subject here on my blog, but the fact is that I have been working with people with phobias for at least 15 years in my medical life, for either Homeopathy and chinese medicine or for a “talking session” as I call it. What is a Phobia? A phobia is a state of fear of places, animals,…

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