What is stress? (image source)
Have you been on the receiving end of your colleague’s rant about how stressed out he has been lately? Or maybe work has been piling up and you’ve been feeling more tired and...READ MORE
Would stress affect your health? (image source)
As discussed in this article, how you naturally respond to stressful situations is actually very useful for you. While you tend to return to your usual relaxed self once the stressful event...READ MORE
According to a 2015 survey on stress among Americans, almost one in three adults reported their physical and mental health being significantly affected by stress1. Indeed, prolonged exposure to stress has been shown to affect your physical health, and could potentially lead to long-term health risks.
Imagine walking up on stage to present to an audience of 1000 people. How does that make you feel?
Does the sight of this make you nervous? (source)
For many, the thought of even performing public speaking can make them nervous and afraid. (Random fact: Public speaking is voted one of the worst fears to experience!). However, the feeling that these...READ MORE
There are a variety of methods that has been shown to be effective in managing depression and anxiety. Among them, psychotherapy or counseling sessions has been shown to be particularly helpful in developing new skills in managing these emotions, and to work through personal issues that a person feels “stuck” with. There are also medications that can be helpful in alleviating these feelings, and can be...READ MORE
Introduction to stress (part 1): What is Stress?
Introduction to stress (part 2): Health-related risks due to stress
Introduction to stress (part 3): How can I manage stress?
Dizziness , trembling, pounding heartbeat - What these body sensations are telling you.