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Posted by: | Posted on: January 22, 2020

HOW TO PREVENT HEARTBURN DURING PREGNANCY .

Heartburn is a burning sensation in your chest that often occurs with a bitter taste in your throat or mouth. The symptoms of heartburn may get worse after you eat a large meal or when you’re lying down.

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During pregnancy, the hormone progesterone causes the valve to relax, which can increase the frequency of heartburn.Heartburn and indigestion are more common during the third trimester because the growing uterus puts pressure on the intestines and the stomach.The following can help you to ease or avoid it completely during the pregnancy:

  • Drink fluids.Chamomile, licorice, slippery elm, and marshmallow may make better herbal remedies to soothe GERD symptoms. Licorice helps increase the mucus coating of the esophageal lining, which helps calm the effects of stomach acid.
  • Enjoy smaller portions.Eating smaller portions is one of the tried-and-true heartburn remedies. Eating less helps you lose weight, taming symptoms even further. If weight isn’t a problem and your portions seem just right, try splitting your three meals into five or six mini-meals.
  • Take care of stress.Stress is a contributor to both heartburn and indigestion.Coping with it and getting rid of stressful situations,will help prevent heartburn.
  • Avoid bending or laying after eating.Have your last meal of the day at least three hours before you head to bed. Lying down too soon after eating can trigger acid to rise up from the stomach—ouch.
  • Limit fried,spicy and gassy food.Avoid foods or drinks that relax the lower esophageal sphincter such as chocolate, peppermint, caffeine-containing beverages, and fatty or fried foods.Also, foods that may damage the esophagus such as spicy foods, citrus fruits and juices, tomatoes and tomato sauces, or any food that causes symptoms.

NB:Saliva helps move food down through the esophagus and can ease the symptoms of heartburn. To increase salivation, try chewing gum after a meal or an attack of heartburn. Avoid mint-flavored gums, however, since these may relax the valve at the top of the stomach.

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Posted by: | Posted on: December 27, 2019

WAYS TO DEAL WITH ROMANTIC REJECTION.

Rejection refers to as the act of pushing someone or something away. One may experience rejection from one’s family of origin, a friend, or a romantic partner, and the resulting emotions can often be painful.It can be experienced on a large scale or in small ways in everyday life.
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Also,it most frequently refers to the feelings of shame, sadness, or grief people feel when they are not accepted by others.Because most humans desire social contact, and many people crave acceptance from society, being rejected can incite negative feelings and emotions.

Humans are creatures of habit. Though sometimes this can be a huge negative factor, you can use habitual patterns to train your brain to respond to rejection in a positive manner. It takes time and lots of courage, but it is absolutely worth it.

Emotional rejection is the feeling a person experiences when disappointed about not achieving something desired. It is commonly experienced in a quest of emotional relations, such as among romantic couples, in social and group settings, or in the professional world in relation to advancement.
Romantic rejection is a painful reaction to an often brave action.It can take courage to reach out and approach someone in an effort to begin a new relationship.When a person is met with rejection, it brings up not only frustration at being thwarted in their pursuit, but for many, it brings up a sense of shame.

Steps that may help you heal from the devastation of being rejected by a partner.

  1. Feel the feelings.
  2. Understand you will go through the stages of grief.
  3. Think of your pain like a wave.
  4. Gather your support system around you.
  5. Stop the self-blame.
  6. Practice self-care.
  7. Find a therapist who can help.
The primary reason the fear of rejection is prevalent in your life is often due to a lack of self-esteem. You fear rejection because you have a low value and opinion of yourself. As a result, you look to others for cues to help you feel better about yourself.Often low self-esteem stems back to childhood experiences.
Tips to Mend a Broken Heart
Heartbreak is a term used to describe crushing grief, anguish, and distress, often due to the pains and strains of love.
  1. Go through it, not around it. I realize the most difficult task for a person with a broken heart is to stand still and feel the crack.
  2. Detach and revel in your independence again.
  3. List your strengths.
  4. Allow some fantasizing.
  5. Help someone else.
  6. Laugh.
  7. Make a good and bad list.
  8. Work it out.
psychological effects of rejection

Lashing out. Being on the receiving end of a social snub causes a cascade of emotional and cognitive consequences.Social rejection increases anger, anxiety, depression, jealousy and sadness.

Posted by: | Posted on: December 18, 2019

SEX IN A MARRIAGE.

In this context i refer to the physical activity in which people touch each other’s bodies, kiss each other, etc. physical activity that is related to and often includes sexual intercourse

Just like the psychological benefits, sex has numerous physical benefits. From a stronger immune system, enhanced physical fitness to better digestion and an improved sense of smell. Sex might just be the answer to all your problems. Sex in a happy marriage is important, and just as important is open communication.

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There is some question among sex therapists about what the true average is for couples in committed relationships. The answers can range from once a week to once a month!

Regular sex triggers the sex drive, enhances romance and attachment, along with confidence and general wellness as a result of produced hormones; testosterone, dopamine, and oxytocin which are achieved with regular sexual activity.

When both partners feel safe and connected, it creates a positive cycle that bonds the couple together in increasing levels of intimacy. Intimacy Is Good for Self-Confidence. Self-confidence is important for any human being, regardless of age or relationship status.

As people mature physically and emotionally, they become increasingly curious about their sexuality and their own bodies. … It’s normal to feel a sexual attraction and even to find yourself daydreaming, often about no one in particular.

Normal” is whatever feels fulfilling for you and your partner, and communication plays a key role in making sure both parties feel fulfilled.

When both partners feel safe and connected, it creates a positive cycle that bonds the couple together in increasing levels of intimacy. Intimacy Is Good for Self-Confidence. Self-confidence is important for any human being, regardless of age or relationship status.

Many factors can contribute to men’s decreased interest in sex. In my own research, the three most commonly endorsed issues that men described as decreasing their desire was sexual rejection, lack of emotional connection with their partners, and physical ailments or health issues.

The benefits of sex range from slashing stress levels to lowering your risk of cancer and heart attacks. Sex facilitates bonding and feelings of intimacy with your partner. This kind of connectedness does more than make you feel warm and fuzzy, it actually reduces anxiety and boosts your overall health.

If you can’t be intimate with your partner, whether physically or emotionally- or both, you cannot expect to having a lasting relationship with your partner. The reason for this is quite simple. … Your relationship cannot survive without intimacy, because intimacy is the foundation of any relationship.

A sexless marriage is a marital union in which little or no sexual activity occurs between the two spouses. … It may also be known as a mariage blanc, i.e. blank and null.
Married people under 30 have sex about 111 times a year. And it’s estimated that about 15 percent of married couples have not had sex with their spouse in the last six months to one year.
A sexless marriage isn’t doomed to fail, but it is made a great deal more difficult in most circumstances. In order for a marriage to survive when there is no sex or intimacy both partners need to be of the same mind when it comes to that aspect of their relationship.
Both males and females can boost their libido using the following methods:
  1. Manage anxiety.
  2. Improve relationship quality.
  3. Focus on foreplay.
  4. Get good-quality sleep.
  5. Eat a nutritious diet.
  6. Try herbal remedies.
  7. Get regular exercise.
  8. Maintain a healthful weight.

 

Posted by: | Posted on: December 17, 2019

CONSIDERATIONS WHEN STARTING A RELATIONSHIP.

Personal relationships refer to close connections between people, formed by emotional bonds and interactions. These bonds often grow from and are strengthened by mutual experiences.

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Healthy relationships involve honesty, trust, respect and open communication between partners and they take effort and compromise from both people.

Life Skills You Should Have Before You Get Into a Relationship
  • Love Your Alone Time. Too often, especially in the beginning of a relationship, couples start to do everything together.
  • Keep Jealousy From Ruining Your Relationships.
  • Manage Your Finances.
  • Manage Stress.
  • Master Time Management.
  • Pursue Your Passions — and Make Them a Priority.
  • Become Self Aware.
  • Be Unapologetically Yourself.
Rules of Relationships
  • Choose a partner wisely and well.
  • Know your partner’s beliefs about relationships.
  • Don’t confuse sex with love.
  • Know your needs and speak up for them clearly.
  • Closeness cannot occur without honesty.
  • Respect, respect, respect.
top three priorities in relationships according to the survey:
  1. Honesty. So most people (70 percent) picked honesty as the most important aspect of a relationship.
  2. Communication. Being able to talk it out came in at number two (67 percent) — and the experts agreed.
  3. Commitment.

Each partner takes the lead in being fair, just, and sensitive to the other. Often being truly sensitive necessitates moving on to a variation of the Golden Rule, known as the Platinum Rule: “Do unto others as they would have you do unto them.

Keys To A Healthy Relationship
  • Trust. In a relationship trust is very important.
  • Communication. Communication is what keeps the relationship intact.
  • Loyalty. Being loyal to your partner is a must.
  • 4 Understanding you need space.
  • Admitting you are wrong.
  • Date night. .
  • Quality not quantity.
Things That Hold More Importance In A Relationship Than Love
  • Trust.
  • Honesty.
  • Respect.
  • Communication.
  • Loyalty.
  • Happiness.
  • Compromise.
  • Safety.

 

Posted by: | Posted on: December 15, 2019

HOW TO BE A GOOD STEP MOTHER.

Stepmother. : the wife of one’s parent when distinct from one’s natural or legal mother.

The Old English form comes from steopcild (“stepchild”), which meant “orphan”. … Before 800, stepfather/stepmother meant “one who becomes a father/mother to an orphan”, and stepson/stepdaughter meant “an orphan who becomes a son/daughter by the remarriage of a parent”.

Unless a stepparent has legally adopted a stepchild, they likely have no legal right to make decisions on behalf of the child’s well-being. They have no say in the child’s medical decisions, who has access to the child, or educational decisions regarding the child.

Someone’s spouse, parents and grandparents, children and grand children, brothers and sisters, mother in law and father in law, brothers in law and sisters in law, daughters in law and sons in law. Adopted, half, and step members are also included in immediate family. 

WAYS TO BE A GOOD STEP MOM;

*Dont think you can be their mom

*Dont talk trash about their mom

*Do try to have a cordial relationship

*Do give them space to work ther feelings out

*Create a judgement-free environment

*Stick to your word

*Set some boundaries

*Dont take things too personal

Ways to Bond with Your Stepchildren

  1. Let the Child Take The Lead. Make sure you respect your stepchild’s pace.
  2. Try a Solo Outing. Once you and your stepchild have known each other for a while, you can suggest an outing, just the two of you.
  3. Support Their Interests. This is crucial.
  4. Support the “Other Parent” .
  5. Plan with Your Partner.
  6. Be Their Friend.

 

 

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