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What’s the best way to approach a depressed person so he/she can feel better?

Depression and anxiety are becoming so prevalent that you often find yourself faced with counseling/comforting a co-worker, friend or family member. Some people know just what to say to make other people feel better. For us lesser mortals, it can sometimes be awkward. I drew up this list of do’s and don’ts that you might find useful: 5 Things to Do  1.Be there  This is probably … Continue reading What’s the best way to approach a depressed person so he/she can feel better?

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“Malady of Choice” FPQ#27

“If you could choose one — and only one — particular malady, condition, or disease for which a safe and effective treatment was available, what one condition would you choose to treat and why is that your choice?” Stress is a modern malady from which innumerable diseases sprout. Diseases of the heart, digestive system, bones, joints, muscles, nervous system, eyes and ears : you name … Continue reading “Malady of Choice” FPQ#27

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Food Facts A to Z : B is for Bananas

One medium banana contains about 105 calories They provide carbohydrates and are a good source of vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin B6, potassium, minerals and fibre. Bananas are fat free and are a perfect take along snack.   Bananas: reduce depression regulate the bowel system reduce blood pressure and risk of heart disease help our bones grow stronger help individuals to quit smoking help prevent … Continue reading Food Facts A to Z : B is for Bananas