Grace, Health, Mental Health, Women's Health

Love in the time of Alzheimer’s

   I see them almost everyday in my building. We ride the elevator together and I always notice the kindness in her eyes. More often than not, she has a far away look that tells you she's physically there, but her mind is elsewhere. Sometimes she gives me a smile. I don't know if she'll… Continue reading Love in the time of Alzheimer’s

Depression, Health, Mental Health, Roots and Wings

Spotting depression — Is your child a suicide risk?Β 

Over the last couple of years, there have been one too many deaths by suicide, in high schools, colleges, and universities. Most of them in Metro Manila, but the larger cities in provinces outside of Manila have begun to show rising numbers as well. Take Cebu for example, it has the highest number of deaths… Continue reading Spotting depression — Is your child a suicide risk?Β 

Health, Women, Women's Health

Stress and Breast cancer, yes there is a connection

It’s been a tough month, with one friend after another being diagnosed with breast cancer. Most of the women are my age. Two out of five have a strong history of cancer, the other three do not. One is a vegetarian and a yogi. Just last week, I had my own concerns about breasts and… Continue reading Stress and Breast cancer, yes there is a connection