Why it Matters: Having that Conversation with Your Kids about Bullying

Why it Matters: Having that Conversation with Your Kids about Bullying Bullying is a very serious concern gripping educational institutes around the world today. While schools adopt a zero-tolerance policy, unfortunately it still exists. Often times, the crux of the problem are the kids who keep their suffering a secret. Jyotika Aggarwal, Clinical Psychologist reveals strategies for parents to initiate that conversation with kids. Negative MessagesRead more about Why it Matters: Having that Conversation with Your Kids about Bullying[...] Read More

Using the power of positivity to heal… meet the super Heroes behind Superhope

Tarik Batal and Basma Masri are the Creators of Superhope, an engaging and impactful initiative which aims at building relationships with globally recognized hospitals and superhero children. By boosting a child’s Positive Mental Attitude (PMA) they make that child believe they are a Superhero, which enables a more positive mind-body connection. The Power of aRead more about Using the power of positivity to heal… meet the super Heroes behind Superhope[...] Read More

Warning Signs Your Teen May be Suffering from Depression

While teenage angst is to be expected, depression is something that is not. HEALTH presents the red flags of teenage depression that parents should look out for. Some teens may show pervasive sadness by wearing black clothes, writing poetry with morbid themes, or having a preoccupation with music that has unhealthy themes.  Some teensRead more about Warning Signs Your Teen May be Suffering from Depression[...] Read More

Simple Ways to Teach Children Right from Wrong

Health looks at some easy ways that parents can inculcate the concept of right and wrong in their children. Set limits, but be careful not to impose too many rules. Before making a rule, ask yourself: Is it necessary? Does the rule protect a child’s health and safety Keep rules simple and understandable. Involve childrenRead more about Simple Ways to Teach Children Right from Wrong[...] Read More

Helping kids look forward to the first day of school

Helping kids look forward to the first day of school Many children have a hard time getting back into the school time routine after the summer holidays. Here’s how parents can help. Be sure you create a school bedtime routine at least one week before school actually starts. Kids should sleep, wake up, and eat at the same times they would as if they wereRead more about Helping kids look forward to the first day of school[...] Read More

Helping Build Self-Confidence in Your Children

Helping Build Self-Confidence in Your Children Parents play a key role in inculcating self-confidence in their children, which can later be the foundation to future achievements in their careers, relationships, and self-esteem, as HEALTH investigates. Teach Self-Acceptance Learning to like yourself is one of the most valuable things you can do to build your child’s self-confidence. Avoid negative programming and useRead more about Helping Build Self-Confidence in Your Children[...] Read More

How to control your asthma during sandstorms

Asthma awareness is crucial when living in the uae, especially as several studies reported that sandstorms frequently cause adverse health effects on respiratory function. Read on for tips on how to control your asthma during sandstorms for a better quality of life. Fluids, especially water, are very important during sandstorms. Remember to keep hydrated orRead more about How to control your asthma during sandstorms[...] Read More

Does Your Smart Phone Control You?

So you are back from your holidays and the kids are just about to start school. Use this time to re-evaluate how much time you are spending on your smart phone. Here’s how. KEEP YOUR PHONE SOMEWHERE OUT OF REACH: Keep it in a drawer, your purse, or the other room when not required. InRead more about Does Your Smart Phone Control You?[...] Read More

The Space

Creating the perfect home spa experience is something that Carla Conte, founder and creative director at Brand Creative— which revamps and conceptualizes the interiors for spas across the GCC — understands well. She reveals how to create that home spa experience. The Need “With our busy lifestyles and constant connectivity to the online world, IRead more about The Space[...] Read More

What to Look for When Buying Sunglasses

Many of us purchase a pair of sunglasses based purely on aesthetic appeal. But the reality is that sunglasses are something that should be taken very seriously. Here are three key factors to look for when making the investment. A good fit: Be sure that your sunglasses fit very well otherwise you may be lessRead more about What to Look for When Buying Sunglasses[...] Read More