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What Parents Need To Know about Learning Disabilities

Your child will learn many things in life — how to listen, speak, read, write and do math. Some skills may be harder to learn than others. If your child is trying his best to learn certain skills but is not able to keep up with his peers, it’s important to find out why. Your child may have a learning disability (also known as LD). If your child has an LD, the sooner you know, the sooner you can get your child help. What is an LD? Learning disability is a term used to describe a range of learning problems.…

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7 Reasons We Should Learn To Enjoy Our Own Company

7 Reasons We Should Learn To Enjoy Our Own Company   Let us first establish a fact:   Being alone is not the same as being lonely   Being alone is a voluntary act, where you detach yourself from the physical world, for a short duration, in order to spend some quality time with yourself. There are definitely some of us that simply don’t like to be alone. We feel like need to be around people all the time, to stay updated with the world and to keep ourselves occupied. With the emergence of social media, we now enjoy the…

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10 Simple yet effective ways to Build Your Mental Strength

10 Simple yet effective ways to Build Your Mental Strength   Your mind is always one step ahead of the body.   Building your mental health is as important to you as building your speed, strength and stamina – it’s your mind that will give the orders to your body to find that extra last burst of energy in every situation. So how do you build your mental fitness? Let us look at 10 ways of achieving a fit mind!   Establish goals.   The human brain is naturally predisposed to reach for and achieve goals. And not just one…

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Marrying into a joint family? 5 common situations you’ll face, and how to deal with them!

Marrying into a joint family? 5 common situations you’ll face, and how to deal with them!   Marriage sets a new course of life for you; may it be your routine, your choices & preferences, or even the people you interact with. At times, this sea of changes comes with a sea of people, especially if you get married into a joint family. Joint family brings with it a lot of love & support, but at the same time gaining the trust of each of them and building a strong bond with each individual can be challenging. So if you…

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5 Interpersonal & Social Skills for the Workplace

Before we could even speak our first word, we were learning socialization skills from the caregivers around us. In the workplace, these social skills are more popularly termed as interpersonal skills. Both social skills and interpersonal skills refer to the same thing—interaction with others. So what makes interpersonal skills so essential? At your workplace, you deal with people every day. People of different designations, age, background, etc. Strong interpersonal skills will enable you to interact with them effectively. Interpersonal skills not only enhance your communication skills, but also help you develop sustaining relationships with people. Strong relationships with the people…

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10 Ways To Help Your Partner Cope With Loss

We all wish we didn’t have to prepare for it, but one horrible day, the your partner will lose someone close to them; a parent, sibling, relative, or friend. As you two journey through time together, your partner will experience financial stress, self-doubt, job loss, depression, anxiety, etc. It is your responsibility to be there for them.   When romantic partners grow together, it becomes inevitable that they will see each other through life’s most tumultuous and traumatic experiences: death, loss, illness, failures, the list goes on. Often, you will be the first person that your partner turns to in…

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