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How Acne Affects the Self-Esteem of Teenagers

Adolescence is a crucial time for psychosocial and emotional development. It is also when your teen starts to experience significant changes in their self-consciousness. When teens have low self-esteem, it can lead to higher antisocial behavior, aggression, poor performance at school, lower economic success, and poor emotional and physical health. Acne plays a huge role in your teen’s self-esteem, whether it is short-lived and mild or disfiguring and severe. As a parent of a teenager…

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Tips on Natural Defence Against Mosquitoes

The first locally transmitted case of the Zika virus in Singapore was announced on 27 August this year. At that time, my husband and I were very worried as our only child was very vulnerable to mosquitoes. Just 3 days before (on 24 August), she had returned from her school excursion with mosquito bites all over her legs, despite her teachers’ claim that they used the best mosquito patches and insect repellent sprays. We are…

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Breast Care Tips for Women in Your 20s, 30s, 40s and Beyond

Do you know that your breasts constantly change in shape and size throughout your life, depending on your estrogen and progesterone hormone levels during your menstrual cycle, pregnancy, breastfeeding and menopause? With age, a woman’s breasts lose fat, tissue, and mammary glands due to the decrease in the body’s production of estrogen that occurs at menopause. Without estrogen, the gland tissue shrinks, and the breasts lose its fullness and firmness. The connective tissue that supports…

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How Positive Thinking can Improve Your Life

You started off the morning in a foul mood because you saw in the mirror those annoying dark spots, wrinkles and pimples on your face and a pair of sagging breasts? Spilled the take-away cup of coffee on the way to work and you found that the whole day was ruined? Bothered with the gossip those two ladies are having on the opposite table as they cast obnoxious looks over you? Relax lah and read…

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How to Regain Confidence After Giving Birth?

People said that from the moment you give birth, you have begun a new and exciting chapter of your life. Well, the reality is that you are always full of tiredness, helplessness and no more the confident career woman you once were. But your baby needs a confident mummy, right? So, how can you regain confidence after giving birth? During my pregnancy, I saw my body changing into a beautiful form and honestly, I kind…

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