stress

The Importance of Emotional Intelligence in Teachers

Teachers who reprimand their students, who lack empathy, who punish them instead of saying “I’m here if you need help”, and who even aggressively confront their students lack emotional intelligence. These behaviors result from their inability to manage their own emotions.…

Downshifting to Escape from Stress

Are you one of those people that perhaps demands too much of themselves? Professional competition and the pursuit of professional success are essential things for some people. However, the problem arises when, during this race to succeed, we forget to tend…

Taking a Test: Keys that Will Help You Prepare

Taking a test, in many cases, is a stressful experience. You must put all your effort into trying to pass. Additionally, you hope you don’t suffer an anxiety attack, memory blocks, or other unexpected things when you’re taking a test.…

The Body Language of Anxiety

All human feelings and emotions show through our posture and expressions in one way or another. Things like joy and fear have a body language, but so do anxiety and depression. Plus, we’re all capable of reading that language, even…

Seven Stress Management Keys

Although managing daily stress seems like a modern type of ‘battle’, the truth is that it’s one of our oldest defensive instincts. However, the defense mechanisms our ancestors resorted to against the dangers of the world (overactivity and stress), currently make…

Kick These Four Habits that Affect Your Sleep

Do you feel exhausted and unmotivated? Stress, responsibilities, deadlines, and unexpected events take up a lot of time and can lead to exhaustion, especially if you aren’t sleeping well. Identifying habits that affect your sleep is crucial if you want to…

Positive Memories Can Help You Fight Depression

Remembering pleasant times can help you feel better. Positive memories can be really powerful for your mental well-being. Aside from helping you regulate your emotions better, they may have a positive effect on stress-induced depression. A group of scientists carried…

Tension Headache: Causes and Treatments

We all know how unpleasant a headache can be. This discomfort can prevent us from carrying out day-to-day tasks effectively, making us feel uncomfortable and taking our energy away. We’ve all experienced one before. Although there are many types of…

Five Keys to Help You Fight Academic Stress

When exams are just around the corner, all students want is for their grades to prove their hard work. Their personal challenge is to pass all their exams with good grades. Since students tend to stress themselves out over this,…

Ways to Disconnect from Work and Enjoy Yourself

It happens without us even noticing it. Our work becomes the center of our concerns. Then, it becomes practically the only thing that occupies our mind, time, and emotions. We discover that we can’t disconnect from work and just enjoy…

Types of Insomnia: Causes and Treatment

When we have trouble sleeping, we tend to think we have insomnia. Did you know that there are different types of insomnia? Actually, each one of them requires a different treatment. In this article, we’ll focus on the different types of…

How to Find Inner Silence in a Loud World

Inner silence is an ancient concept that has now regained attention. To understand what it’s about, let’s think about the noise in the world. It’s not just the loud sounds we hear every day in the city. It’s also the many…

Does Depression Cause Fatigue?

People with depression are more vulnerable to fatigue. Simple chores, like bathing and getting out of bed, may require more effort on their part. In addition, fatigue can play a role in other byproducts of depression, such as abstinence and…

Spirituality Helps Manage Stress

In the last few years, different studies have shown that spirituality helps manage stress. Even though many people associate spirituality with religion, one can live spiritually without having any religious beliefs. You can even live both spiritually and religiously. In…

The Necessity of Going on a Digital Diet

American writer Jake Reilly first spoke about a digital diet. Initially, he did it as an experiment, but it later became a famous article called “Digital Obesity and the Digital Diet“. It all started when Reilly realized that he couldn’t…

How Does Stress Affect Women?

Stress, like any other anxiety disorder, doesn’t discriminate between men and women, poor or rich, young or old. However, what we do know is that stress affects women and men differently. The emotional responses are different, as well as the physical,…