Once a lady shared with me that her husband was admitted to ICU due to dengue (demam denggi in Malay language). He spent about 10 days in hospital where 5 days were spent in ICU. Actually, her husband did not have the classic symptoms of fever. All he had was severe stomachache. But the moment [...]
If your child is left-handed, he would probably learn most effectively through visualization and creative tools. The usual education system where logical and analytical thinking is required would leave your child struggling because his mind just operates in a different mode than the usual learning methods that is adapted in the current education system. If [...]
Lately in this blog, I have been featuring articles connecting the role of our outlook, attitudes, personality and how we deal with emotions on how they affect health ailments that we may have in our bodies. The mind-body-spirit connection in health and healing has many controversies and in this article, I will attempt to address [...]
Recently, a few strangers had passed by me which literally stopped me on my tracks- because the dark rings around their eyes were so obvious. It has then prompted me to research to find out why exactly people have dark rings around their eyes- I was concerned that it could be related to the life [...]
I feel it is important to mention this subject since I am been seeing an increasing number of families who are crushed financially and emotionally when the sole breadwinner is suddenly unable to work to bring food to the table. Or a family member gets diagnosed with a terminal illness and the family could not [...]
Are you are caffeine addict who also happened to be constantly having running nose or sinuses? If you cannot wake up without your morning cuppa and have evolved from the normal coffee into gourmet coffee of strong doses- lattes, espressos, moccas, cappuccinos, etc- watch the changes in your body. Do you notice that your body felt [...]
For a long time, I have been very concerned with children taking antibiotics whenever they have fever, cough or flu/cold. Sometimes, it is hard to blame the parents- because a child having fever has to be monitored because fever than goes too high may cause brain damage. And most of the time, both parents are [...]
Is it just me or do you also notice that a number of people around you seemed to be down with flu, fever, cough or sore throat? Perhaps someone you know had just caught a chill and is down and out for about a week. You may resort to taking a course of antibiotics or [...]
In the book called The Mind-Body Diabetes Revolution writen by Dr Richard S. Surwit with Alisa Bauman, carries a short tagline: The proven way to control your blood sugar by managing stress, depression, anger and other emotions. Dr Richard had spent about 20 years studying the relationship between blood sugar levels and the emotional state [...]
If someone you know are taking traditional medication- and you noticed that the person seemed to be putting on a lot of weight even though the person did not eat a lot. Or even the action of drinking water seemed to bloat the body up- as if the body is desperate to conserve water. And [...]
Thinking of going for a paycut job? Tried it. I dunno about you...but it sucks to be bullied by those who have some kinda superiority complex who often don't know what they are yattering about. All you get is crappy pay and not being able to make ends meet.
Yeah, in corporate you get unreasonable bosses and office politics. To me, the stress levels are similar but in corporate the pay a few times more.