stress

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,…

High Environmental Sensitivity: Signs and Characteristics

Sounds or strong smells, bright lights, crowds of people… These are examples of things that people with high environmental sensitivity might struggle with. High environmental sensitivity characterizes people who experience high-stress levels as a result of certain social, physical, and…

Coping Resources: What are They?

People tend to use different strategies to deal with problems. These confrontational strategies are known as coping resources. They can be intentional or involuntary. They help us face the demands and conflicts that are present in our lives.

Busting 5 Sleepwalking Myths

Sleepwalking is a sleep disorder that makes a person get up from bed at night and even talk while they’re sleeping. In fact, the person may act normal, as if they were awake, and family members are usually scared that…

Burnout Syndrome in Health Professionals

Nowadays, there are countless jobs that require contact with other people, such as health-related ones. These jobs, in particular, require constant interpersonal exchanges with patients. These exchanges can have negative side effects. One negative effect is burnout syndrome in health professionals.

5 Visualization Meditation Exercises

Letting your mind take a break has innumerable benefits, both for our physical and our mental health. It allows us to regain our internal balance by listening to ourselves and finding harmony between body and soul. What if we could…

6 Benefits of Equine-Assisted Therapy

Equine-Assisted Therapy is a relatively new trend. In 460 BC, Hippocrates spoke about the benefits of horses in solving health problems. However, it wasn’t until the 60s when people started using it as a form of rehabilitation.

What Causes a 30-year Crisis?

“Don’t let life pass you by!” “When are you getting married?” “Are you planning on having kids?” “Someone your age should…” Anyone nearing thirty has probably heard things like this far too many times. It seems that people have more…

Dancing Helps Manage Anxiety

Exercising improves our emotional well-being. Putting our bodies in motion makes the brain segregate serotonin, a hormone that’s directly related to mood and endorphins (chemical substances that promote the feeling of satisfaction). That’s why people recommend dancing when we’re feeling stressed,…

How Exercise and Stress are Connected

What kind of activity do you do to feel better about yourself, that is also healthy? If your answer is exercise then you’re on the right track! People who don’t do any physical activity tend to diminish the importance of the…

Stressed Teachers: Learning to Care for Our Educators

Some people think that stressed teachers are the only ones who feel the consequences of that stress. Feeling unhappy and exhausted negatively affects your performance at work. This is especially relevant if you think about what happens when a teacher’s performance…