This week we take a look at different pregnancy and childbirth traditions around the world. CHINA Chinese women are supposed to guard their thoughts when they are pregnant. Their unborn child is said to be influenced by anything seen, heard or thought by the pregnant woman. This means that the woman is not supposed to … Continue reading World View On Pregnancy – Part three.
This week we take a look at the process of giving birth in the real world and in the world of The Tribe. BEFORE THE BIRTH Pregnant women are closely monitored by their midwife or doctor to make sure that all is going well and that baby and mother are healthy. Ultrasounds are carried out … Continue reading Worldview on Pregnancy – Part two.
There have been four pregnancies in the main cast of The Tribe from series 1-3. PHOTO 1 – Trudy with new pride and joy – BRADY Trudy was already pregnant when we first saw her and soon delivered her baby in the Mall with the help of some of the Mall Rats. Zandra discovered that … Continue reading Worldview on Pregnancy – Part one.
This week we take a look at depression in the world of The Tribe. Many members of the Tribe have suffered from depression at one time or another. The virus and its’ affects would have been a real worry for these people. A lot of them would have suffered depression to an extent after the … Continue reading Depression – Part 2
This week we take a look at depression. Please remember that the following information is merely a guideline and that if you need to find out more about symptoms and treatment , seek professional help. What is it? Depression is an illness that affects 1 in 5 people during their lifetime. It can range from … Continue reading Depression – Part 1
This week we take a look at alcohol in the real world and what alcohol there might be in the world of The Tribe. DRINKING AGE The legal age for drinking alcohol varies from country to country. Australians can purchase and drink alcohol at the age of 18 years. Canadians have to wait until they’re … Continue reading Alcoholism
STRESS Everyone gets stressed out at different times in his or her lives – it’s part of being human. Sometimes stress can be a minor thing, sometimes it can have a major impact on life. This Worldview takes a look at stress in The Tribe – what causes it, how it affects different characters – … Continue reading Stress
Ram Ram is obsessed with his Virtual Reality world. He is always wanting to create bigger and better things. Ram’s latest idea is to live forever in his virtual world – how he is going to do this is yet to revealed. Ram is also obsessive about germs and infections, he easily catches colds and … Continue reading Obsessions in The Tribe
Hypochondria in the Tribe Child: Dad. I can’t get up. I’m very sick… Dad: What’s wrong? Child: Everything – influenza, migraine, indigestion, measles, amputation, and malaria… Dad: …Hypochondria? Child: oh right.. yeah that too You may have heard this conversation before. It often occurs on Monday mornings, which are proven to bring the hypochondriac out … Continue reading Hypochondria
What does development mean exactly? 1. The act of developing. 2. The state of being developed. 3. A significant event, occurrence, or change. 4. A group of dwellings built by the same contractor. 5. Determination of the best techniques for applying a new device or process to production of goods or services. We are all … Continue reading Development Part 1