Verbal Abuse – The Healing Journey The other day I was in a restaurant and I overheard someone say to …
Is your body image positive or negative? If your answer is negative, you are not alone. Women
in the U.S. are under pressure to measure up to a certain social and cultural ideal of beauty,
which can lead to poor body image. Women are constantly bombarded with “Barbie Doll-like”
images. By presenting an ideal that is so difficult to achieve and maintain, the cosmetic and diet
product industries are assured of growth and profits. It’s no accident that youth is increasingly
promoted, along with thinness, as an essential criterion of beauty. The message we’re hearing
is either “all women need to lose weight” or that the natural aging process is a “disastrous” fate.
Mental Health effects one in four people will experience some form of mental illness in their lifetime, less than one in 100 of those will experience a hospitalization for their illness. The rest simply seek no help and eventually recover or seek help through their family physician or mental health professionals and recover without the need for hospital stay.
Children who suffer from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have difficulty paying attention and controlling their behavior. Many also suffer from sensory processing disorder, a neurological underpinning that contributes to their ability to pay attention or focus.