relationships

How to Care for a Child with Special Needs After You Are Gone

“What Will Happen to My Child With Special Needs After I Am Gone?” This is a common question that I have been asked many times working as a play therapist, an assistant psychologist and now a child psychologist in Malaysia. I remember the first time I was asked this question. I hesitated to give an …

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Infographic: Close Friends Are Better For Your Health Than Exercise?

Friends make everything better. Without friends, high school would be a nightmare, eating out would be a lonely affair, and according to this infographic, you probably won’t be as healthy too! According to science, having strong social connections is actually better for you than regular exercise! Or quitting smoking! Imagine that! And that’s not all, this awesome infographic by Happify reveals …

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30 Unconventional Ways to Spend Valentine’s Day Around Malaysia

Let’s be honest, the typical fancy dinner then catching a movie routine is getting a little clichéd. However, rest assured, we here at HealthWorks are advocates of doing things out of the box that are not only fun and health-oriented but will enlighten your life too! So take your Valentine’s date to the next level …

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How to Grow a Well-Adjusted Child: Focus on Emotional Development

The Gist of It As a parent you shouldn’t only focus on your child’s physical needs, but emotional ones as well. Developing your child’s emotional health can pave the way to success later in life. Start nurturing your child’s emotional development from a young age with the tips below. You’re all prepared for your first …

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Give the Gift of Health & Fitness: 13 Awesome Christmas Gift Ideas 2014

It’s that time of the year again. And even though we have no snow or Christmas trees, you’re probably already feeling a little of the Christmas spirit, thanks to all the malls being decked with boughs of holly and 6-storey tall Christmas trees. Christmas is probably one of our favourite holidays, not because of the presents …

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[Infographic] How to Have a Happy Relationship, According to Science

After the honeymoon period passes, reality sets in, and arguments can become a daily occurrence. Whether you weather the storm and steer your relation-ship (get it? get it?) onto calmer waters, really depends on how you interact with each other in everyday life, rather than how much storybook romance is in your relationship. Most people …

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9 Most Common STDs: Symptoms, Prevention & Treatment Options

If you have sex, it is entirely possible that you have a sexually transmitted disease (STD). While nobody likes talking about it, STDs and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are incredibly common and should not be swept under the carpet, as they can lead to infertility and even cancer. Unlike on TV, STD or STI symptoms aren’t …

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