How to Take (Better) Breaks

So far surprisingly little research investigated employee breaks at work, and even less research provided prescriptive suggestions for better workday breaks in terms of when, where, and how break activities are most beneficial. After analyzing data ...

Nov 1

Categories: Other, Stress Management, Workplace Issues

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The Importance of Work-life Balance

Taking control of your work-life balance: Find out why it is important; whether you have a good balance; and how to improve it!

Oct 25

Categories: Happiness, Stress Management, Workplace Issues

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Top Tips to De-stress Your Commute

From crowded platforms to rush hour traffic, delayed trains to pouring rain – your daily commute can be stressful. So take matters into your own hands and use these tips to help make your journey a little easier.

Oct 23

Categories: Mindfulness, Relaxation techniques, Stress Management, Workplace ...

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What Happens to Your Body When You're Stressed

We all feel stressed from time to time - it's all part of the emotional ups and downs of life. Evolutionary, the stress response has many advantages, however prolonged feelings of stress will wear and tear on the body. But what exactly goes on in ...

Oct 4

Categories: Health / Illness / Medical Issues, Health Psychology, Stress ...

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For Worriers, Expressive Writing Cools Brain on Stressful Tasks

According to a study by Hans Schroder from MSU measuring participants’ brain activity, simply writing about their feelings prior to a stressful task helped chronic worriers perform better on the task.

Sep 18

Categories: Stress Management

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Embracing Negative Emotions Could Boost Psychological Well-being

Our reaction when confronted with a negative emotion like sadness or disappointment is to try to escape. However, a recent study has found that acknowledging these emotions, instead of trying to get away, will likely benefit long-term mental health.

Aug 17

Categories: Self-Care / Self Compassion, Stress Management

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How to Help a Friend in Crisis

We often find ourselves at a loss of what to do or say when a friend is going through a difficult period in their life. Here are seven methods, backed up by research, to support them in the most effective way.

Aug 7

Categories: Other, Stress Management

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How Music Helps Your Mental Health

Many people deal with mental health issues. Music, for many of us, creates a strong emotional reaction, and has a positive effect on mental health. Here are some reasons why music is has this effect.

Aug 4

Categories: Stress Management

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Feeling Stressed? A 1-hour Yoga Session May Help

Practicing yoga for the long-term is known to improve mental health and reduce stress. A recent study has found that having just a one-hour session of yoga is sufficient to reduce physiological stress effects and improve psychological health as ...

Aug 2

Categories: Stress Management

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Are You Emotionally Well?

Here are the 8 hallmarks of emotional wellness.

Jun 29

Categories: Happiness, Mindfulness, Stress Management

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4 Breathing Exercises to Reduce Your Stress Right Now

Here are 4 breathing exercises you could do to reduce your stress right now

Jun 22

Categories: Stress Management

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5 Ways Mentally Strong People Conquer Self-Doubt

What's the worst that can happen? It's probably not as bad as you think.

Jun 15

Categories: Self-Doubt, Stress Management

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The Easiest Way To Kill Stress And Tension

We all feel it, that anxiety rising in the pit of our stomachs, threatening to devour our happiness, our ability to enjoy the present moment. Stress. Tension. Nervousness One would argue that a healthy dose of such emotions will give us the ...

Apr 10

Categories: Stress Management

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How Long-Term Stress Causes Serious Mental Disorders

The hustle and bustle of life has rendered stress to be a feeling prevalent to all. Even so, it is worthy to note that long-term stress is able to induce physical changes in our bodies that may lead to serious emotional disorders later in life.

Apr 10

Categories: Stress Management

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What Email Does To Your Brain

An email has the power to drastically change our mood, and perhaps change a good day into a horrible one. Add that to the fact that emails often come in a deluge and – voila! Read on to find out what emails do to our brains.

Mar 27

Categories: Stress Management

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