stress

Ten Difficulties with Relaxation Exercises

Experts believe that breathing and relaxation exercises can be great allies in the battle against anxiety, depression, and OCD. Although their benefits are numerous, you may struggle with the relaxation exercises you try out. These challenges stop many people from…

I’m Addicted to Work – What Can I Do?

Being addicted to work, also known as workaholism, is a problem that many people face in today’s face-paced, stressful world. In this work-obsessed culture, it’s easy to believe that being a workaholic is a good thing. After all, workaholics get…

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…

Are You Active or Reactive?

What does it mean to be active or reactive? It’s possible that you’ve never reflected on these two concepts even though they’re particularly relevant in the workplace. These traits actually tend to influence what kind of career path you take,…

Four Keys to Reducing Daily Worries

You can start worrying right from the moment you wake up. Nowadays, people lead fast-paced lives that might keep them from experiencing the peaceful moments that let them see their own life from another perspective. However, in order to reduce…

Eight Consequences of Being Impatient

A positive attitude makes it easier for you to enjoy your day-to-day life. It allows you to enjoy restful sleep and gives you the possibility of establishing higher-quality social relationships. On the other hand, stress and anxiety can make you…

Your Brain During a Spiritual Experience

People believe that spiritual experiences are faith-related encounters with a higher truth or power. These experiences take many forms, depending on how you interpret the concept. So what happens in the brain during a spiritual experience? Researchers have explored this…

Vitamin C Helps Reduce Stress

According to studies, vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, helps reduce stress and also improves cognitive processes. Moreover, it reduces blood cortisol levels. Likewise, it also impacts the nervous system because it favors the production of myelin in the…

How to Teach Children Stress Management Skills

Stress affects adults and, unfortunately, it also affects many children. Our pace of life has increased significantly in recent years. For this reason, it’s very important to teach children stress management skills. It’s important for adults to know how to manage their…

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…