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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Our Senses Can't Learn Under Stress!

Stress has multiple damaging effects on your mental and physical health. Furthermore, neuroscientists have discovered that stress could even inhibit your ability to learn!

Jan 12

Categories: Stress Management

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Personality Differences - Know the Best Way to Avoid Stress and ...

Are you the majority who cannot do your job well and stress out easily without email? A new study shows how personality differences affect how we use email and what we find stressful.

Jan 9

Categories: Stress Management

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Why It’s Necessary to Fight Work Stress and How to Do It

There are many work-related problems that crop up as a result of work stress. These are similar to stress experienced outside of the workplace (i.e., involving physical, psychological, or behavioural reactions). Employees complain about and/or ...

Jan 4

Categories: Stress Management

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The Tipping Point - Stress

You shouldn't underestimate the positive power of having a degree of stress in your life. Identifying the tipping point, where stress turns to burnout, is the key.

Dec 22

Categories: Stress Management

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How stress reinforces traumatic memories

The stress hormone cortisol strengthens memories of scary experiences. However, it is effective not only while the memory is being formed for the first time, but also later when people look back at an experience while the memory reconsolidates. ...

Dec 8

Categories: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / Complex PTSD, Stress ...

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