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How to maintain happiness in 10 easy steps

There are hundreds if not thousands of quotes about happiness but no matter how many words of wisdom our ancestors coined to help us understand the concept, so many people still find joy ever so fleeting. No matter what your situation or status you can take deliberate steps towards happiness: 1. Choose healthy lifestyle Most […]

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How to help your child deal with teenage stress

Like anyone else, teenagers are faced with stressful situations all the time. Adolescence and self- discovery are just some of the things likely to cause anger, confusion or self-loathing. Parents of teenage children must be very in touch with their emotions to understand what the kids are going through and help them out. Most of […]

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Signs of Mental Illness

Mental illnesses are common but people are either too detached from reality or burying their heads in the sand to notice it. We are so comfortable with the notion that mental illness happen to other people but if we opened our eyes a little wider it would be easy to see that these problems are […]

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What to do When Feeling Suicidal

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Most people feel like committing suicide at one point in their lives but the difference is in how they deal with those uncomfortable thoughts. If you are at this point don’t panic about suicidal thoughts but instead try as hard as possible to deal with the problem. We think of suicide when our troubles, pain […]

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Loving Yourself is the Secret to Loving Others

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Woe unto you if your friends suggest that you love yourself because in their minds this simply insinuates that you are a selfish person. However if you read widely it will become obvious that loving oneself is the only way you can truly claim to love others. Learning to love yourself in spite of your […]

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Stress, Depression and the Holidays: How to Cope

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It is the end of the year and everybody is tired. Some are able to go on holiday and others stay at home and celebrate with family and friends. So why are so many people stressed and depressed at Christmastime? And what can we do to help loved ones cope with stress and depression this […]

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Mental Illness – What is Schizophrenia?

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When someone behaves erratically we say they are schizophrenic. When people have two or more sides to their personality, we also say they must have schizophrenia. But what really is this devastating disorder? A study published in The Lancet found that schizophrenia with active psychosis is the third most disabling condition after quadriplegia and dementia, […]

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Youth Suicide Cases are on the Rise in Kenya

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According to the Standard Digital,  a first study detailing incidence of suicide in Africa, estimates that about 3,000 Kenyans in every 100,000 commit or attempt to take their own lives. Kenya comes 65th out of 192 countries according to the World Health Rankings on suicide prevalence. The report says although more women than men in […]

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Bipolar Disorder – a Serious Mental Condition that can be Treated

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Bipolar disorder – also called manic depression or bipolar illness – is a mental condition that causes a person to fluctuate between mania and depression. It is characterized by unusual shifts in mood and energy levels. But of course it isn’t so simple. People are often mistaken about bipolar people – they believe that they […]

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5 Great Tips for Living a Healthy Lifestyle

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Our lives are full of stress and as we rush from home to work to family responsibilities, we all know that we should have a better quality of life. Sometimes feels like following a healthy diet, getting enough exercise and finding the time just to kick back and chill out is impossible. But learning to […]

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Top 5 Healthcare Concerns to Kenyans

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In lieu of the recent news reports of Kenyan doctors striking, we (My Health Kenya) decided to launch a healthcare-themed […]

How to maintain happiness in 10 easy steps

There are hundreds if not thousands of quotes about happiness but no matter how many words of wisdom our ancestors […]

How to help your child deal with teenage stress

Like anyone else, teenagers are faced with stressful situations all the time. Adolescence and self- discovery are just some of […]

Signs of Mental Illness

Mental illnesses are common but people are either too detached from reality or burying their heads in the sand to […]

What to do When Feeling Suicidal

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Most people feel like committing suicide at one point in their lives but the difference is in how they deal […]

How to budget for Christmas

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We all want to spoil our loved ones and buy gifts for Christmas, but our pockets sometimes wouldn’t allow this […]