It’s common to feel stressed out in the workplace. Even if the benefits of stress reduction techniques are well known, many neglect the opportunity to give themselves a few moments of self-care that can help them through those hours on the job. Plenty of options are out there, including focused physical activity and meditation. These acts may be simple, but they are effective, sometimes in mere minutes. Read more
Deadlines, traffic jams, bills—Just the mention of these common stressors can be enough to send anyone spiraling into a panic. While the stress of everyday life is usually manageable for most, some (workaholics, in particular) find themselves constantly dealing with the thought-racing, heart-pounding anxiety that can lead to medical issues like headaches, heart disease, obesity and even death. Read more
What is it about sadness that scares us so much?
I would love to share my thoughts about sadness because I’ve recently found joy after a great loss. I have learned so much about this whole experience that I want to enumerate all the things I’ve picked up from it. Read more
“Mom, I can’t find my Science Book!” “Dad, my form is not signed!” “Honey, have you seen my file?” “I am too sleepy. I don’t want to go to school.” “Will you two hurry up? The bus will be here any minute.”
If every early morning, your house is filled with yells and groans such as these, you are probably just one of those families that is yet to establish a hassle-free morning routine. It sounds simplistic, but when parents and school-going children have to leave the house together and they aren’t organized, things can turn very chaotic and stressful, setting a negative tone for the whole day. Read more
For many athletes, sustaining an injury causes more than just physical trauma. It can also lead to considerable emotional stress. Injured athletes may feel that their injury is unfair, and they might also become frustrated at facing limitations they’re not accustomed to. Read more
Stressed with all your workload lately? Or probably you’ve been worrying too much about every day, thinking of the tasks that need to be done, things that must be accomplished, and so on. Well, we can’t help it: stress seems to be a staple in many people’s lives these days. The only difference is that some are able to handle stress pretty well, while others struggle to cope with all the stress going on. While we may have varied coping mechanisms, here are some tips to effectively manage stress in your day-to-day life. Read more
These days, we find most people living in stress due to some or the other reason. If you happen to be in a stressful mind state then taking a wrong approach would only add more tension nothing else.
However, there are plenty of ways though which you can relax yourself and overcome stress: Read more
In today’s fast paced and frenetic world, sometimes it can be easy to overdo it. Many of us tend to try to work until we drop, either from habit or because we are conditioned to feel that we have to. But when we work ourselves into the ground, we are opening ourselves up to a whole raft of health problems. Read more
Anyone who has ever lost a job knows that you go through a roller coaster of emotions. It normally starts out with shock, disbelief, fear, hurt and anger. I should know, I’ve been through it three times in the last 11 years – and I’m hear to tell you it does get better! Having experienced job loss first hand, I have come to realize that there are actual steps you can take to recover and move on. Read more
Sometimes an unexpected event can hit you like a ton of bricks and can literally blindside you. It can be loss of a job, poor grades in school or college, a broken friendship, a relationship turned sour or even a rejection from a place from where you had high hopes. Maybe you did not get a raise or promotion you were hoping for or your much awaited travel plans got canceled. Disappointments can come in life in many shapes and guises and can hurt a lot. Read more