Health and Wellness
Mental Health & You – Demystifying Counselling
Ms. Sudeeptha Grama, in this article, busts a few myths regarding mental health and counselling.
Increasing screen time is not good for your child
Children are spending most of their time watching television, working on tablets, playing and texting on mobile phones, etc, which is affecting their health.
The Dyslexic Teachers
It is well known that there are children in schools who are affected by dyslexia. But, there are various teachers affected too!
Teachers are prone to stress and occupation burn out. It’s time for you to relax. Learn how!
Guide to a good night’s sleep
It is very important to sleep well. Sufficient and good quality sleep protects mental and physical health, also improving quality of life.
How to overcome Dyslexia?
There are several misconceptions regarding dyslexia, the first, is confusing it to be a disease. It is necessary for us to be aware of what it is.
Healthy lifestyle for teachers
A teacher’s profession involves a lot of hard work. This busy regime eventually takes a toll on the health. Read on to know how to stay healthy.
First Aid for the mind
It is very important to be aware about issues related to mental health. Learn more here.
Sport: How important is it?
Sports and games are very important for overall development. Playing is one of the most efficient ways through which children can relax and destress.
Teachers, it's time to take care of your throat!
Throat problems are an occupational hazard of being a teacher. Since there is a lot of stress on their throat, certain precautions should be taken.
Seven signs your child is a technology addict!
Children these days sleep and wake up with technology. Check out these seven signs to see whether your child is a technology addict.
Burnout is a state of chronic stress, which leads to emotional fatigue, feeling isolated and not respected. Read what the signs are.
Play - An important aspect for your child's growth
Playing is very important for children. It helps them develop mentally and physically as well.
Treating Homesickness, the right way
There are many children who are homesick, which prevents them from going on school trips and staying away from home. See what can be done about this.
It's time to hit the snooze button Part- II
Sleep functions as food for a tired brain after a hectic day. It is important for us to sleep well, to help the body function better.
It’s time to hit the snooze button (Part- I)
Sleep is vital for a person’s well-being, as important as the air we breathe, the water we drink or the food we eat.
Help your child beat that exam stress, the healthy way!
Headaches and stomach aches are the most common symptoms of being in exam stress. Read how to overcome this.
Coping with Bedwetting in children
There can be various reasons why children wet their bed. It is the parents’ and guardians’ responsibility to be understanding and help them.
ADHD and its types
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder causes high level of hyperactive and disruptive behaviour. If it is diagnosed in the early stages, children suffering from it can be helped.
Aerated drinks affect children's behaviour
A recent study in the US has shown that intake of aerated drinks has increased aggression in teenagers and kids. Find out more here.
How important is a teacher's wellness?
We talk about how important health, hygiene and overall wellness of a student is and how one must achieve it. A teacher’s wellness is equally important.
Learning Disabilities - How do you detect them?
Detecting learning disabilities and disorders among children is not easy. If you suspect anything that may require special assistance, please find support.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Carpal tunnel syndrome is pain, tingling and other problems in your hand caused by pressure on the median nerve in your wrist. Learn more here.
A special kind of teacher
Seli Tucker and Naomi Domeh, special education teachers from Cherry Blossoms School, Kohima, speak of their transition and journey.
Autism - a disorder you must know about
Autism is a complex neuro-behavioural disorder that includes impairments in social interaction, developmental language and communication.