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How Do I Balance Work And Family In My Life
Make conscious choic: Work / life balance is a challenge for most of us. Recognizing the challenge (and choosing to take it on!) is the important first step. Prioritize sleep and time for you as a start. Use your calendar aggressively, including a schedule for family time and "you" time. Cliche, but true, no parent ever went to their grave wishing they had spent more time at the office... ...Read more
How do I stop the unstoppable worry about each and everything in my life? I can't seem to feel good and the worries in my life overpower my mood.
What can I do if my family cause stress and depression to my life all the time? My parents don't spend time with me and i always feel so alone.
Meet others: Try talking to them about this. If it doesn't help, consider finding emotional support outside your family. Do you have friends? Classmates? Co-workers? As you enter your 20s you become an adult and need to develop your own social life. Parents should be supportive (& it hurts when they're not), but there's a whole world of others out there too. Also consider therapy for depression/stress. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've been masturbating for 6 years and it affect my life and my energy to do works, so is their and kind of food that I have to eat i order to recover?
Normal mixed diet: Masturbating is not likely to be the cause of your problems. You may have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts, low fat dairy products, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats and overeating. Do not use tobacco or alcohol. Exercise for 30 minutes/day on at least 5 days/week. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Start!: The old cliche applies here: the longest journey begins with a single step. You are not going to see dramatic changes in two weeks no matter what you do, but you need to start some time, so why not now? Begin with small changes and add as you go. If you don't enjoy the gym, walk. Cut out pastries and add fruits. You need to change your lifestyle permanently, so get out there and get going! ...Read more
My exams are at hand and i want my mind to work its best what should I do or eat? I want to make my memory strong.
Sitzfleisch: This is the german word for the effect on your buns from sitting at your desk studying! :). Wit mussen sitzfleish haben! ...Read more
I need help with empty nest.I am in identity crisis.I don't know what I really want in my life and what to do with my future?
Psychotherapy: Psychotherapy is a great place to work through the problems you are discussing. It is very normal after kids leave the home to experience identity crisis - especially if much of your identity was wrapped up in your child's life (sports, friends, etc.) consider getting involved in a fitness program, hobbies you enjoy, spending time with friends, etc. ...Read more
75yr age span from grandma to son, and I take care of both. How long can I do this and keep my health?
Take breaks: Caretakers can wear out & become ill themselves if they fail to arrange periodic breaks from caretaking. Other relatives may spell you or you can arrange for trusted professionals/friends to give you a day or two away from the stress. Council on aging may suggest daycare center for grandma, for example. If your son has special needs, you may find a nearby support group that can help. ...Read more
Good question: Balancing work and life can be difficult. You first need to set your priorities. Work can be all consuming if you allow it. You will be happier if you take time for rest, play, friends and family. When you are at work give it 100%, but when you leave let it go. You will be better at your job and much happier if you plan your time outside of work to accomplish you non-work goals. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No fast Rx: Amyloidosis is a serious illness that is not to be taken lightly. It is not something a person can treat oneself for. First the cause of the disease needs to be established the treatment tailored to the underlying cause. Delaying treatment may shorten the amount of time you have for work and family. Consult your doctor immediately! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Be a little Selfish: You have to remember that those you serve rely on you build them up and help them more than just physically and if you don't take care of yourself physically and emotionally you will not be able to serve them to your full potential. Your pleasure from helping may turn into a burden and that is not healthy for you or your patients. Best of luck. ...Read more
Is there anything I can do to help my PMS its affecting my home life and work too I get emotional and blow things out of proportion ?
Pmdd and pms: Premenstrual dysphoric disorder sounds like the condition you describe involving severe emotional symptoms. Treatment options include from specific oral contraceptives to specific antidepressants such as ssri to more potent atypical antipsychotics such as Abilify and Geodon (ziprasidone) depending on severity. The good news is that the medications need only be taken 5 days prior to menstruation. Pms is milder. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have really bad allergies. What are some good medicines that will allow me to go on with my everyday life ?
Lots of Options: OTC non-sedating antihistamines are helpful for allergic rhinitis symptoms, however the gold-standard treatment are daily intranasal steroid sprays if your symptoms are more severe. Avoidance of triggers is important as well, saline rinses, and allergy shots are also an option. See an allergist for allergy testing and more treatment details. ...Read more
I don't have any goals in my life and i can't choose my career cause i don't know what is the thing i like to do with my life i don't have hobbies?
Check out these: Links and hopefully you'll kind d key to happiness and the solution to your nagging perplexity in life. To some people, just making a simple act of kindness and helping others, motivate them immensely and find fulfillment in life. God bless u! http://m.wikihow.com/motivate-yourself. http://www.positivityblog.com/index.php/2007/06/13/25-simple-ways-to-motivate-yourself/ www.Theinterviewwithgod.Com. ...Read more
I don't want recovery, I have a team of workers and a supporting family and good friends. How do I "want" to change? My eating disorder is a comfort.
Motivation: People have both short- and long-term goals. Comfort is a short-term goal. Achieving and maintaining health and life are long-term goals. Select what you "want," overall, by thinking of both types of goals. Often, short-term discomfort allows us to achieve longer term goals. You're in charge, either way. You're fortunate to have people who want to help you achieve your goals. Lucky you! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Great question: First things first. Before tapering anxiety medications, consider practices which may help center you no matter what's going on around you. One of the best i've found is mindfulness meditation -- and there are many mindfulness-based stress reduction courses available these days. Also you can work in psychotherapy on your anxiety -- this would give you additional self-awareness & calming tools. ...Read more
How do I balance my neurotransmitters in my brain with amino acid therapy to get it into good working function again?? Any help and tips!!
Several queries: What is concerning you regarding your "neurotransmitter" function? Are there emotional issues, cognitive issues, headaches, dizziness, fatigue?And why do you think amino acid therapy does anything practical or helpful? Give us direct concerns and we can pinpoint some directions for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had some health anxiety, and I know I'm really healthy but what's a good way for me to stop noticing everything in my body? I want to move on.
Health anxiety: Or hypochondriasis is an anxiety disorder. You mention you know you are healthy, which is great! Staying healthy by keeping medical appts, maintaining healthful diet and exercise, and engaging with people you care abt are all important things we can all do to keep up our health. You may want to talk with your doc about effective anxiety treatments for u, which may include an SSRI or CBT. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have social anxiety disorder and its ruining my life.I can't interact with anyone and can't make any friends.I don't know what to do and need advice?
Why not invest now..: ...in treatment for social anxiety (& any other limiting psychological conditions), so that in another few years u can say "In 2013, I began 2 reverse course & dedicated myself 2 cultivating close relationships & engaging in life! It was best thing I ever did 4 myself & those I love/who love me." Find clinical psychologist/anxiety expert 2help. Learn about social anxiety: http://bit.ly/16k19on ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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