love and relationship

April 23, 2017

How you can help gran and gramps

Frail care is 24-hour specialised care or service for the elderly, those that need extra physical and medical help or senior citizens. These nursing homes or accommodations assist you with getting in and out of bed, taking care of your hygiene, taking medication and feeding yourself (if necessary). Essentially, a frail care home is where you go to get help when you’re not really able to help yourself in your everyday living routines. This is of course, a natural occurrence stemming from ageing, where often, mental incapability or frailty can leave you in a state of need. Help at hand…
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Healthy LifestyleStudy
February 24, 2016

5 Great tips for all 1st year students

You’ve made it through registration, got yourself settled in Res and figured out where to charge your cellphone: now it’s time to talk about why you’ve gone through all of that: it’s your first year at university! University is an exciting opportunity, but your first year can be pretty overwhelming. It’s so different to school: whether you were the class star or an anonymous back-row learner, in a lecture hall everyone's just a student number. And that can be hard to take - there’s no-one to praise your work or pull you into line. The truth? You’re on your own,…
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Healthy LifestyleTravel & holiday
November 30, 2015

Keep your holiday happy

For many, the holiday season is not the traditional fun family gatherings, complemented with delicious festive food. Perhaps your family get-togethers end up in screaming matches – we know this is tough and depressing, but we’re here to help you demolish depression. Here are some great ways for you to enjoy the holiday season. (more…)
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Mental & Emotional Health
September 2, 2015

4 Ways to beat anger

There’s nothing quite like our emotions. Our feelings don’t make us who we are, but they can shape the way we react to people around us. On any given day you’ll experience varying degrees of happiness, sadness, excitement, fear and anger, and knowing how to manage them is an a vital key to maintaining relationships and your profession. When it comes to emotions that need controlling, anger tops the list, so let’s take a look ways you can calm yourself – without hitting someone in the face with a coffee mug. Breathe. No jokes, breathing really does help. And it’s…
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Love & Relationship
May 10, 2015

Mothers’ Day – Mom’s the word!

If you had to choose just one, what’s the most important thing your Mom’s ever given you (besides life, of course)? Something she said, or did, that had a major positive impact on your life? Or, in what ways are you just like her? Did you inherit her eyes, her laugh or the shape of her body? (more…)
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Healthy LifestyleSafety
April 10, 2015

Your tick-list for a great night out

So, your 2nd term is on its way. But for now, it’s holiday! It’s time to recharge, catch up with friends and have some fun, before you get back to work. Whether you’re planning a road trip or rock out with One Republic in June, here’s how to keep the awesome times rolling. (more…)
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Men's Health
April 9, 2015

Getting your man to see the doctor

Sure, he’ll go to the doctor, but only if something is broken. Like an arm or a leg! He’s not being more stubborn than any other man – it’s just that getting check-ups before something happens, doesn’t really occur to men below the age of 40. (more…)
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Love & Relationship
February 14, 2015

5 Reasons why love ROCKS!

Being in love and feeling as though you’re the only couple in the world is great, and now it turns out *that* feeling is actually really good for your health too. It boosts your mind and body, and it can help prevent diseases and infections. Bonus! Let’s take a look at the top 5 reasons why love is so good for your health: It keeps your heart happy and healthy. Fact: people who are in love, or experience it, literally have stronger heart muscles and healthier arteries. It eases stress. It takes just one good hug from a loved one…
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Mental & Emotional Health
December 25, 2014

Tell us about your family traditions

Does your family have a tradition? Think about it before you answer – it can be anything you do that brings your family closer, strengthening bonds. Remember, there’s no limit on a tradition and this is the time to create an exciting, fun ritual that really shows that you’re a FAMILY. You’d be amazed at the health benefits that this brings with it. Here’s a guide to creating a new family tradition!’ (more…)
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Sexual Health
December 4, 2014

Is masturbation bad?

Do you think about sex often? Be honest. It’s completely normal for you to want to have sex (or not!) and it’s also normal, not to mention common, to please yourself from time to time. Masturbation is a healthy part of life and, while we know it isn’t exactly a conversation starter at cocktail parties, we do get a lot of questions about it on Hello Doctor. Here are some answers: (more…)
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