6 Health Benefits to Look For In Fish-Based Dog Food

Monday, March 18, 2019

Fish-based dog food is becoming very popular worldwide. This type of dog food is more beneficial than you might think. Fish should be present in a dog’s diet as much as any other protein. The good news is that dogs love it!
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This article will point out the benefits of a well-balanced dog food diet that includes fish. Whatever your dog’s age or health condition, fish will be a powerful source of nutrients. Here are six benefits of fish-based dog food:

1. Improved Dog Moods

Always look for quality first when buying food for your dog. Have a reliable brand that cares about your dog's dietary needs. Just like us humans, a dog’s moods could change depending on the quantity, quality, and nutrient composition of the food they eat. The fish-based dog food brands from Fish 4 Dogs are natural and diet-packed with Omega 3 fatty acids. They have a wide variety of treats, wet food, biscuits, and dry food. This is a great addition to your dog’s diet, for more stabilized health. You should start by their Sea jerky delights; your dog will go over the moon!

2. Reduced Digestive Problems

Fish is so rich in nutrients and Omega-3 fatty acids that not only is good for your dog, as it should be on his diet. Fish is particularly important for dogs who have had digestive problems, or kidney and liver disease. It plays an important role in a balanced and rich diet.

3. Fish-Based Dog Food Is Hypoallergenic

Being so rich in Omega-3 fatty acids, fish is a natural anti-inflammatory. Dogs that have allergies or intolerances with other proteins should respond very well to fish. The food also improves your dog’s immunity system. This means fewer trips to the vet since your dog will probably fight off those common dog diseases with ease.

4. Better Hair, More Energy, Improved Well-Being

The benefits of fish are countless. The food contains vitamins, minerals, omega-3 fatty acids, and nutrients. This magic cocktail of well-being will reflect on many things. Your dog’s hair becomes shiny and silky. The dog will feel more energetic and happier.

Good quality food is crucial for your dog’s well-being. For instance, fish-based dog food will come in handy if you have an injured or recovering pet. Your vet may have offered some vitamin-rich supplements, but fish-based dog food will greatly hasten the rate at which your dog responds to treatment and boost its recovery.

5. More Nutrients For Older Dogs

Older dogs need to be pampered differently. Fish is quite recommended for the aged dogs due to its rich nutrient composition. It provides all the necessary ingredients for a diet-packed meal. This will improve your dog’s health and treat him to some flavorful fish food.

6. Fish-Based Dog Food Supplements Other Less Nutritious Foods

Your dog needs a little of everything in a well-balanced diet. Fish-based food should supplement other proteins and grains. A good diet will improve your dog’s health, and his happiness and energy will show it.
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Benefits of Finding the Right Therapist for Depression

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Depression, also called major depressive disorder, is a common mood disorder and a serious mental health problem. Depression is a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest on activities once enjoyed. It can negatively affects how you feel, the way you think and how you act. It can lead to different emotional and physical problems decreasing function ability of a person at work and at home. Signs and symptoms of depression can vary from mild to severe.

Fortunately, depression is treatable. About 80 to 90 percent of people with depression eventually respond well to treatment, and almost all patients gain some relief from their symptoms.

There is no "one size fits all" treatment that cures depression. That's why getting the right diagnosis to determine the treatment suited for you is a very important starting point of the medication. A diagnostic evaluation including an interview and possibly a physical examination is to be conducted by a health professional. In some cases, a blood test might be done as well to rule out medical condition like thyroid problem that can cause depression.

As already mentioned, depression is among the most treatable of mental health problem. The best way to treat depression is to become well informed of the treatment options. You may also consider seeing a therapist and BetterHelp can help you find one in your area.

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Finding the right therapist for depression has many benefits that can make all the difference in getting the best treatment. 

A therapist can help you understand your mental health condition

Talking with a therapist can help you deal with the signs and symptoms that can help you fully understand your mental health condition.

A therapist can help you get to know yourself.

A therapist can help you create a toolkit to help you make a strong, healthy relationship with yourself. This can help you live more confidently and start a healthy starting relationship with others. 

A therapist can help in expressing your self in a safer space

Although getting support from friends and family is important, it's also necessary to get insight from a neutral third party. A therapist won't judge you because it's their job to be there for you and support you through your recovery.

A therapist can help in deal with difficult topics

Putting the past behind is not always easy but a therapist can help you direct it. Sometimes people's past can leave a scar that are difficult to deal with. Therapist can help you endure stressful situations, overcome fears, and deal with painful memories.

A therapist can help you improve your mental health

Mental health is as important as our physical health. The stress, anxiety, depression, addictions, and more can all affect your day-to-day life. Once you feel signs and symptoms of mental health problem,  seeing a therapist is very important these may indicate a larger problem. A therapist can offer you insight into what may be causing them and help you make healthy coping tactics that can improve your quality of life.

Finding the right therapist for depression is very helpful in dealing with such mental health problem. More importantly, our love, support and understanding to a friend, a colleague or a family member can help help win their battle against depression. So don't just watch them, be with them and encourage them to seek professional help.
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How To Know if A Person is Having a Mental Health Problem

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Mental health is just like physical health in many ways. Just like caring for our physical body, we need to take care of our mental health as well. 

Having a good mental health means being able to cope with daily stresses and accomplish personal goals. But if you are going through a period of poor mental health you may find it difficult, or sometimes impossible, to cope with the ways you are frequently thinking, feeling or reacting to. It can be just as bad as physical health problem, or ever worse.

But how to know if a person is having a mental problem and needs advice on mental health? 

Mental health problems affect around one in four people in any given year. Mental health problems can cover a broad range of disorders, from common problems, such as depression and anxiety, to rarer problems such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. The most common characteristic is that they all affect the affected person’s personality, thought processes or social interactions.

When someone is going through a tough time, sometimes it may be obvious with his or her behavior. But there's no easy way to know if he or she is having a mental health problem unless diagnosed as such. However, you don't need to find out if they have diagnosis but more importantly,  is the way you respond to someone who looks troubled.

Below are some signs and symptoms that will help you to know if a person is having a mental health problem.

1. Feelings of helplessness or hopelessness

Having a sad outlook thinking life is just too hard and will not get any better.  Mental health problem cause people to easily give up and to think there's nothing to improve the situation. 

2. Low confidence

Rejecting the positive view of themselves from another person in favor of the false belief that they are not worthy of such a compliment.

3. Loss of interest in their daily activities

Losing interest in activities they normal enjoy.

4. Sleep disturbances

Having difficulty falling or staying asleep.

5. Anger and irritability

Being tearful, nervous or irritable.

6. Loss of energy

Easily get tired, and feeling fatigued, sluggish, and physically drained.

7. Self-hatred

The strong feelings of worthlessness or guilt. It is the extreme dislike or hatred of oneself.

8. Reckless behavior

Persons with mental health issues often lose concern over their own health and well-being. They engage in risky or escapist behaviors like drinking and drug abuse, compulsive gambling, reckless driving, or dangerous sports.  In addition, a lack of hygiene, or lack of concern with appearance, may be indicative of a mental health issue.

9. Problems in concentrating

Having trouble in focusing, making decisions, or remembering things.

10. Unexplained aches and pains

Having an increase in physical complaints such as headaches, back pain, aching muscles, and stomach pain.

11. Loss of appetite

Not wanting to eat and not feeling hungry.

12. Social withdrawal and isolation.  

If a person is “closing off” socially, cancelling social engagements, or spending too much time alone, this is a serious warning sign of mental health issues.

13. Suicidal thoughts

And the worst symptom can be, if a person is feeling that death or suicide is the only way to escape the pain. 

If you think your friend, a colleague, a family member or a spouse has most of the mental health problem signs above, take time to listen and talk to them. Encourage them to seek the advise or help of mental health professional to find out the available treatment  that will suit them. Remember that mental health problem will not go away by itself and if left untreated, the symptoms are likely to get worse. So it's very important to seek help as early as possible.
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Momaye Baon Diary: Week 27

Saturday, March 2, 2019

Hello Mommies! Sharing another week of Momaye Baon Diary.

Here are simple baon ideas to school and to your work.

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That's it. Please stay tune for another week of Momaye Baon Diary. Also, please follow up on Instagram: @momayebaondiary

Read also: Momaye Baon Diary: Week 1Week 2Week 3Week 4Week 5Week 6Week 7Week 8Week 9Week 10Week 11Week 12Week 13Week 14Week 15Week 16Week 17Week 18Week 19Week 20Week 21Week 22Week 23Week 24Week 25, Week 26
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Dinosaurs Island Dino Trail Tour 2019

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

After the Wonders of the World short tour, we went to Dinosaurs Island to finally meet the dinos.

The Dinosaurs Island is situated in a forest trail in Clark Freeport Zone, which aims to bring to life the dinosaur era.

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Dinosaurs Island is the first-ever Animatronics dinosaur themepark in the Philippines. 

We were greeted by moving dinosaurs complete with sound effects as we start the Dino Trail tour.

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You can actually feel the the jungle vibe inside.

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With over 20 moving and roaring dino species, you and your kids will surely enjoy this Dinosaurs Island Dino Trail tour.

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You can experience feeding the dinosaur too.

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Have you notice the awkward smile of this little boy? Is he afraid of the dinosaur behind him? Haha

Take as much photos as you can.

The Dino Trail ended with a show where the gigantic dinosaurs came to life. It was a fun dance and the kids exclaimed in fear when the dinosaurs bite them. Of course, it is just a show and dinosaurs wear super soft mascots that won't harm you. 

Time for some photos again before leaving Dinosaurs Island.

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And this is the final photo as proof that he enjoyed the Dinosaurs Island Dino Trail tour!

Aside from the Dino Trail tour you can also take the jungle ride in Jurassic Jungle Safari to experience the thrill of being chased down or attacked by life-size dinosaurs. However, since my son got scared at the dancing dinosaurs, he refused to ride the train na. Also, be more thrilled with the 7D super screen where you can experience a roller coaster virtual reality as its simulator platform moves the seats according to what is happening on the screen. 


Dinosaurs Islands Clark Pampanga
Gil Puyat Avenue, Clark Freeport Zone, 
Pampanga, Philippines, 2009

How to get there? Click this >>> Clark Land map
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