stress

The Ego-Depletion Theory

When you’re so exhausted you can’t control your emotions, is it because you’ve somehow lost your social abilities? The answer is yes, although it doesn’t happen that drastically. Today, we’ll explore the ego-depletion theory, which proposes an explanation for this kind…

Vasopressin: The Anti-Diuretic Hormone

Vasopressin, or arginine vasopressin, is one of the most well-known and important hormones in the body. For example, it’s crucial for homeostasis, which is the balance of electrolytes maintained by the retention or reabsorption of water, sodium, and glucose. We…

How to Control Stressful Situations

Learning to control stressful situations is almost a survival strategy. Mathematician John Lubbock used to say that a day of worry is more exhausting than a week of work, and it’s true. The mental energy you use during those times…

How to Face Stressful Situations

There are moments and situations in your life that has a great impact on you. However, each person reacts differently in the face of adversity. Since we all go through stressful situations, we decided to give you some timely advice…

Work Overload and Its Consequences

Work overload is common these days as many people devote a lot of their time to it. They do so to such a degree that they could possibly work all day every day. People leave home very early for work…

The Price of Parental Stress

There’s no doubt that having a child is a blessing. But the price of parental stress that raising a child entails is a completely different matter. In fact, you may even say that raising a child is almost like running…