Thursday, 31 October 2019


NEW MUSIC | LYRICS : DARE POP - JESU @darepopofficial

The Lord gave me this powerful easy to know song, when I was in my personal prayer altar.
I went to record it immediately as instructed by the Holy Spirit and it has been a sound of blessing and power to burn for more....
I was instructed to share the song with everyone on earth in other to be a blessing to my generation.
Do you want to pray, fellowship, worship or tarry more in God's presence?
Then download it, listen to it and be blessed. You can also share the link to be a blessing to your friends or someone somewhere.



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Saturday, 26 October 2019



New hit song from Gospel new artist on the block "GOD BOY (Mayowa Ayegbusi)"
Mayowa AYEGBUSI aka GODBOY born in Ekiti and raised in Ibadan to the family of Pastor and Pastor Mrs. AYEGBUSI, he is music minster, worship and praise leader with a message to sing the Beauty of GOD.

 *The upbeat praise song will surely get you dancing and praising God.

For God is good and he is kind - I will sing Halleluyah
And he has given me victory - I will sing Halleluyah
For the wall of Jericho to fall down flat - I will sing Halleluyah
Si Oba ton se gudugudu meje yaya mefa - Halleluyah
Baba agba arugbo ojo - Halleluyah
Afuye gege ti ose e gbe - Halleluyah
Oba ton bo ni ni asiri - Halleluyah

Listen to more below .....

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Wednesday, 9 October 2019


How to quit smoking

Tobacco smoking has been around for thousands of years and, before its dangers were known about, doctors often recommended it to patients to help clear their lungs (this was in the good old days when doctors used to smoke their pipes while doing their rounds in hospitals).

Now we know there is no question smoking is bad for you. There is a whole list of diseases associated with smoking: the top three are lung cancer, chronic lung disease and heart disease, but less talked about are mouth cancer, hair loss, infertility, and impotence.

The good news is fewer people are smoking. Through public health policies (tax on cigarettes, advertising and banning smoking indoors), rates of smoking are down, with most recent estimates in the UK at 15% of the population in 2017.

But plenty of people still smoke. If it is so bad for you (and we know it’s so bad for us), why is it so hard to stop?

It’s important to remember that nicotine, the addictive substance in cigarettes, triggers the production of dopamine in the brain, which plays a key role in addiction in humans. Without going into too much detail, nicotine is one of the most addictive substances known to man, and is thought to be as addictive as some class A drugs.

While nicotine keeps us hooked, it’s the tar (and other chemicals) in cigarettes that is thought to cause cancer: it damages our DNA, as well as clogging up important blood vessels, which can lead to heart attacks and strokes.

Patients who come to their GP for help to quit are in no doubt their daily habit is a potentially deadly one. They often want to stop because they dislike the habit and can feel the toll on their breathing and lungs.

How do I give up?
The first thing is to recognise that smoking is not just about the nicotine. Think of it like a cluster of habits rather than a single one. This is definitely a factor that makes it more difficult to quit. Some patients tell me that smoking structures their day and even gives it a certain meaning. If you’re a smoker, think about when you smoke and why. Do you smoke first thing in the morning, with your first cup of coffee? After meals? Or when you can’t stare at your screen for another minute and need a break, perhaps when something/someone stresses you out? Apart from this, smokers also enjoy the other components of smoking, including holding cigarettes, inhaling and the taste. Cigarettes become companions in our daily routines. We think they help us cope.

There are a number of available approaches to giving up, but the multi-faceted aspect of cigarette addiction means that often the best ones focus on behavioural change. These include smoking cessation groups, hypnotherapy, traditional therapy, and text message advice. This is in addition to nicotine-therapy, particularly in the beginning of the process. Your GP can offer lots of support and provide you with resources. There are other ancillary methods with reported success, including creating a support group for yourself of friends and family members. Alternatively, calculate how much money you will save from not smoking and put that money aside each day. Then dedicate it to a special gift or project for yourself.

Be kind
Perhaps the most important thing to remember when quitting cigarettes is to be patient and kind with yourself. As with any lifestyle change, it’s going to take time, and there will be ups and downs. Most people who quit try more than once before they are finally able to stop for good. Excessively high expectations can lead to disappointment.

Should I vape instead?
There has been a huge rise in e-cigarette and vape use because of the misconception that it is a better alternative to "traditional smoking". Recent data has shown the dramatic rise in vaping by young people, driven by the belief that it is less harmful than smoking cigarettes, the fact its much cheaper, and the use of cannabinoid (both CBD and THC) products in e-cigarettes.

However, recent reports in the US have shown the damage that vaping can cause including deaths, after nearly 100 cases of hospitalisation due to severe lung disease and 500 cases of lung damage across the country. This has led to California becoming the first state in the US to issue a firm public health warning to stop vaping and a ban on the sale of e-cigarettes in San Francisco. While vaping is a relatively new phenomenon, it is still harmful to the body, particularly the lungs, and the long-term effects remain unknown.

Smoking is still bad and attempts to give up should focus on both the physical and mental elements of it. Switching to vaping may be slightly better for a current smoker but be aware it has its own health risks and pitfalls. If you want to give up, there are a number of resources available, including talking to your GP, support groups and online services
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Monday, 7 October 2019


When your child refuses to go to school, here’s how to respond

The start of the school year is full of firsts, including the first dreaded back to school virus — or is it? Often a child’s complaints of illness can be attributed to a physical cause, but sometimes when a child is complaining of a headache or a stomach-ache, that pain could be the physical manifestation of his or her stress and or anxiety. This is the case for up to 5% of children each year who refuse school. So how do parents determine if that stomach-ache is the result of a bug or the result of anxiety or other emotional concern?
The connection between mental and physical health is well documented. The cause of an ailment such as a headache or stomach ache can sometimes be purely physical or purely mental, but it's more often a little of both. Research has shown that stress in children and adults can contribute to physical symptoms as well as the exacerbation of current ailments. It is estimated about 10% of children will complain of pain or illness during the school day, and stress-induced ailments in adults have continued to increase.

In psychology, the term somatization describes how emotional causes contribute to physical symptoms in both adults and children. It’s fairly common; Think about the last time you had a bad day at work and came home with a headache, or were really nervous before a flight and felt stomach pain. Additionally, when experiencing minor discomfort, some individuals may hyper-focus on the discomfort, which can exacerbate those symptoms. For example, a child may be experiencing the usual “butterflies” in the stomach associated with the first day of school, but he or she may become so focused on that sensation that the severity of the symptoms increases.
So, how can you tell whether your child refuses school because of a purely physical ailment, or if there is an emotional component contributing to that ailment?

First, always rule out a medical concern. Remember that a child’s description of their physical pain is real and should not be discounted, but try to further explore its cause. Ask your child questions about school, their friends, teachers, their upcoming math test, who they sit with at lunch, and who they play with at recess. Additionally, write down the times and events when your child is complaining of pain and illness — is it in the morning before school? Are there complaints on the weekends? If your child is refusing school, it may also be helpful to speak with the school psychologist to further explore an underlying emotional issue.
Also, try to determine if your child is contributing to his or her ailment by ruminating over it —often, the stories we tell ourselves can contribute to our anxiety about an illness. If you’ve ever consulted “Dr. Google” for a physical ailment and started to think about all of the potential causes, you’ll understand that children have similar thought patterns. It’s important to determine with your child if that is the case, and clear up any of these fears with developmentally appropriate information. If you think your child may be experiencing pain due to nervousness, be sure to normalize that pain and explore with them potential causes.

Lastly, there is a delicate balance between reassuring your children that they are safe and well, and providing so much reassurance that it begins to feed the anxiety. Children who constantly ask to go to the doctor for minor ailments, or insist they have some sort of disease (when you have ruled out that they don’t) may be engaging in reassurance seeking to decrease the anxiety. This practice may initially decrease anxiety for the short term, but ultimately results in feeding a vicious cycle of increasing his or her anxiety. Acknowledge your child’s physical sensation, help them identify the emotions around them, assure them they are safe, and then engage in other activities in an attempt to distract. They will take your lead. If you are anxious they will be anxious.
The origin of pain and illness is complex and can often have emotional components at their roots. By helping your child identify what is truly a physical ailment, and what is a physical response to stress is or anxiety, can help them cope with their stressors in healthy and productive ways.

Jessica Glass Kendorski is an associate professor and chair of the department of school psychology at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM).

Jessica Kendorski, PhD, NCSP, BCBA-D | @DrJessKendorski |

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One simple way to reduce high blood pressure — along with the risk of heart attacks, cardiovascular disease and strokes

By Quentin Fottrell

Getting eight hours sleep may be critical for your blood pressure — and your heart.

A bad night’s sleep can result in a spike in blood pressure that night and the following day, according to recent research. The study, published in a recent edition of the peer-reviewed scientific journal Psychosomatic Medicine and led by scientists at the University of Arizona, offers one possible explanation for why sleep problems have been shown to increase the risk of heart attack, stroke and even death from cardiovascular disease.

Some 300 men and women, ages 21 to 70, with no history of heart problems were given portable blood pressure cuffs for two consecutive days. The cuffs randomly took participants’ blood pressure during 45-minute intervals throughout each day and also overnight. They also wore “actigraphy monitors” on their wrists that measured movement to help determine their “sleep efficiency.”

‘Blood pressure is one of the best predictors of cardiovascular health.’
—Caroline Doyle, a graduate student at the University of Arizona’s Department of Psychology

Those participants who had lower “sleep efficiency” showed an increase in blood pressure during that restless night. They also had higher systolic blood pressure — the number in a person’s blood pressure reading — the next day. The researchers said getting a good night’s sleep is important for good long-term health, but so is getting quality sleep, and recommended keeping your smartphone in another room, and pulling down the shades if your bedroom faces east.

“Blood pressure is one of the best predictors of cardiovascular health,” said lead study author Caroline Doyle, a graduate student at the University of Arizona’s Department of Psychology. “There is a lot of literature out there that shows sleep has some kind of impact on mortality and on cardiovascular disease, which is the No. 1 killer of people in the country. We wanted to see if we could try to get a piece of that story - how sleep might be impacting disease through blood pressure.”

Short sleepers had a 48% increased risk of developing or dying from coronary heart disease and a 15% greater risk of developing or dying from stroke, according to a 2011 study published in the European Heart Journal analyzed the sleep patterns of almost 475,000 people over 25 years.

Scientists have also said a lack of sleep over a prolonged period of time can lead to calcification of arteries, hypertension (higher blood pressure), the release “C-reactive protein,” which is connected with stress and inflammation, and reduce insulin, which regulates blood sugar levels.

Scientists say a prolonged lack of sleep can lead to calcification of arteries.
“Patients with sleep apnea often have compromised heart health,” according to the National Sleep Foundation. “This is because without long, deep periods of rest, certain chemicals are activated that keep the body from achieving extended periods in which heart rate and blood pressure are lowered.” This 2008 study in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine concluded that individuals with severe sleep apnea are at increased risk for coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, and stroke.

There are other ways to reduce hypertension. A diet that helps people reduce high blood pressure or hypertension may also reduce the risk of heart failure in people under the age of 75, according to separate research recently published in the latest edition of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, and led by doctors at Wake Forest School of Medicine, which is part of Wake Forest Baptist Health in Winston-Salem, N.C.

An observational study of more than 4,500 people over 13 years showed that those individuals under 75 who most closely adhered to the Dash diet had a significantly lower risk of developing heart failure than those who were least likely to keep to the tenets of the diet. (Dash is an acronym for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension.)

The study recommends cutting five things out of your diet: This Dash diet recommends eating fruits, vegetables, nuts, whole grains, poultry, fish and low-fat dairy products, while reducing consumption of three main components: salt, red meat, sweets and sugar-sweetened beverages. It is very similar to the Mediterranean diet, but the Dash diet recommends cutting out two more things: full cream (in favor of low-fat dairy products) and alcoholic beverages.
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Peer pressure: expert advice on how to deal with it and stay true to yourself

The desire to fit in can sometimes make it feel like you have to do what everyone else is doing, even if you don't want to. But it doesn't have to be that way

Of all the influences in your life, one of the biggest is your group of peers. While you’re busy trying to find your own sense of identity, it’s your peers who you’ll look to for inspiration. Of course, friends can be a positive influence, but not always. The years of our teens, up to early adulthood are often when we feel most vulnerable and unsure of ourselves, and the desire to fit in and be accepted can make us give into peer pressure.
Clinical psychologist Dr Andrew Adler, a Hong Kong-based clinical psychologist from the US, has seen first-hand the causes and effects of peer pressure on young people.
“I have treated many teenagers who have social difficulties,” he said. “Often, these teenagers are shy or have low self-esteem. They give in to peer pressure, usually trying to join with other teenagers with the hope of feeling part of a group or becoming better liked.”

There’s nothing unusual about wanting to be accepted. Humans are social creatures, and it makes evolutionary sense for us to want to belong to a particular tribe, and to adhere to the norms of that tribe – in the past, that’s how we survived.
Our teen and early adult years can also often be a time when family relationships become more strained. You may find yourself feeling misunderstood by your parents, or at war with your siblings. This makes our friendships and the bonds we choose to accept in our lives even more important. If we can’t feel seen or valued by our parents or teachers, then we need to know we can count on our peers.
It’s no wonder, therefore, that the fear of being isolated can lead some young people to do things they wouldn’t otherwise do.

“The result of giving into peer pressure can be serious,” said Adler. “Peer pressure may cause some to engage in harmful or dangerous behaviours such as smoking, drinking alcohol or using illegal drugs – just to name a few.” 
What’s more, said Adler, “peer pressure rarely solves problems such as shyness and self-esteem. These problems are often the result of anxiety and low self-confidence and peer pressure may make these difficulties worse.”
So while doing things like smoking or drinking may seem “normal” because others are is doing it, it’s important to realise that joining in may not achieve the desired affect – after all, can we really feel accepted for who we are if we aren’t being ourselves in the first place?

Having said that, overcoming peer pressure takes courage. “Resisting peer pressure, although difficult, is possible to achieve with some effort,” said Adler. “Reminding yourself that giving in to peer pressure will not solve problems such as shyness and poor self-esteem is very important.”
It’s also important to find friends who won’t make you feel like you need to change who you are to be accepted. “Find someone with a similar interest and join that person in activities you both enjoy,” suggested Adler.
“These activities could include art or sports, for example. Finding others with common interests often helps a person become less shy and build confidence more generally.”

This article was curated by Young Post 
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Kids Told Lies by Parents Can Face Psychological Challenges as Adults

By Janice Wood 

A new study suggests that children who were told lies by their parents are more likely to lie as adults, as well as face difficulty in meeting psychological and social challenges.

According to researchers at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, those difficulties include disruptiveness, conduct problems, experiences of guilt and shame, as well as selfish and manipulative character.

For the study, researchers asked 379 Singaporean young adults whether their parents lied to them when they were children, how much they lie to their parents now, and how well they adjust to adulthood challenges.

“Parenting by lying can seem to save time, especially when the real reasons behind why parents want children to do something is complicated to explain,” said lead author Setoh Peipei, Ph.D., an assistant professor in NTU Singapore’s School of Social Sciences.

“When parents tell children that ‘honesty is the best policy’, but display dishonesty by lying, such behavior can send conflicting messages to their children. Parents’ dishonesty may eventually erode trust and promote dishonesty in children.”

“Our research suggests that parenting by lying is a practice that has negative consequences for children when they grow up,” she continued. “Parents should be aware of these potential downstream implications and consider alternatives to lying, such as acknowledging children’s feelings, giving information so children know what to expect, offering choices and problem-solving together, to elicit good behavior from children.”

For the study, the 379 young adults completed four online questionnaires.

The first questionnaire asked participants to recall if their parents told them lies that related to eating; leaving and/or staying; children’s misbehavior; and spending money. Some examples of such lies are “If you don’t come with me now, I will leave you here by yourself” and “I did not bring money with me today, we can come back another day.”

The second questionnaire asked participants to indicate how frequently as adults they lied to their parents. It asked about lies in relation to their activities and actions; prosocial lies (or lies intended to benefit others); and exaggerations about events.

Lastly, participants filled in two questionnaires that measured their self-reported psychosocial maladjustment and tendency to behave selfishly and impulsively.

The analysis found that parenting by lying could place children at a greater risk of developing problems, such as aggression, rule-breaking and intrusive behaviors, according to the researchers.

Some limitations of the study include relying on what young adults report about their retrospective experience of parents’ lying.

“Future research can explore using multiple informants, such as parents, to report on the same variables,” suggested Setoh.

Another area yet to be investigated would be the nature of the lies or goals of the parent, she added.

“It is possible that a lie to assert the parents’ power, such as saying ‘If you don’t behave, we will throw you into the ocean to feed the fish’, may be more related to children’s adjustment difficulties as adults, compared to lies that target children’s compliance, e.g. ‘there is no more candy in the house.’”

“Authority assertion over children is a form of psychological intrusiveness, which may undermine children’s sense of autonomy and convey rejection, ultimately undermining children’s emotional well-being,” she explained.

The study was published in the Journal of Experimental Child Psychology.

Source: Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

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Wednesday, 2 October 2019


New Music | Lyrics: Temitayo OLUWASEGUN- Onise || @temitayooluwasegun

ONISE is a music that speaks about the sufficiency and power of God;that he is God who can do all things and that is why He is called the "All-doing God". therefore,no matter what you Are going through,it is not beyond what God can handle because He has done it in the past and He will still do it again.
It is a song that exalts the power of God through worship and as you listen HE will settle your case as He has done for others who have listened to this music and worshipped God with it..
Good for personal
And corporate devotion

Ahh Ehhi onise o ahh ahh(All-doing God)

ONISE agbara o(the mighty working God)

Wa fagbara re han o(manifest your power)

ONISE o(All-doing God)

ONISE wa sise re (All-doing God, perform your wonders)

Iwo lolese o (only you can do this)

Ipa mi ko let ka nkankan (my strength Is insufficient)

Baba wa Jeri ara re(father, manifest yourself)

Aileyipada loruko re(unchangeable is your name)

O ti se nigba kan ri(you have done it in time past)

Otun ma se lekan si (you will do it again)

Mo ri ka ninu iwe mimo(I read it in the scripture)

Bo se mu aro Lara da(as lames were healed)

To tun ji oku dide o(and Dead were brought back to life)

Ipa mi ko le ka nkankan(my strength is insufficient)

Baba wa Jeri ara re (father, manifest yourself)

ONISE.....agbara.,.(the mighty working God)
ONISE..,...iyanu...(the miracle working God)
ONISE......idande....(the God that delivers)
Baba wa Jeri ara re (father manifest yourself)

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