So is there a way to harness stress to your advantage while being mindful of its detrimental long-term effects? One key factor is to avoid, where possible, the tipping point when stress leads to burnout. Burnout, with its physical and mental harms, is especially likely when stress is chronic.Continue Reading Stress is normal. Everyone experiences it. How intense stress feels and what we find stressful is different for all of us. We all have a hardwired stress response which is switched on by different stressors for different people. Fight, flight or freeze Stress is the response our body hasContinue Reading High workloads, poor work/life balance and stressful work are the top three causes of poor mental health at work, according to a Mental Health Foundation survey conducted in March 2018. But what is stress, how does work impact stress and how can organisations and their people use the ThreeContinue Reading

  It’s hard for anyone to deal with stress and anxiety, but it’s especially hard for children. Michele Kambolis, a clinical therapist and author, joined HuffPost Live host Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani to discuss effective methods to help children deal with their stress and anxiety. “The first line of attack normally isContinue Reading

This is what happens to your body when you’re heartbroken — HuffPost Living (@HealthyLiving) February 24, 2016 2. Once the shock subsides, major emotional stress sets in (What did I do wrong? Am I going to be alone forever? Is it time to start adopting cats?). That stressContinue Reading Stress comes in different forms-pain, hunger, fear, psychological upset. When we’re under stress, it’s often assumed that we are on heightened alert. If something hurts us, we imagine that an internal security system clicks on, scanning for other signs of danger. But a new study led by New YorkContinue Reading

ABC News: Is moving house often bad for us, or just the new normal? But is the conceptual understanding of the home an inherent human need, or are we simply refusing to give up on out-dated mythology? “The brain rewires constantly. Every experience that you give it, givesContinue Reading

Check out @ClevelandClinic’s Tweet: h Stress strikes your body in these 7 places: — Cleveland Clinic (@ClevelandClinic) July 26, 2017 3. Skin and hair If you have a skin condition such as eczema, rosacea or psoriasis, stress can make it worse. It also can lead to hives and itchiness,Continue Reading For instance, a study found high rates of PTSD and depression in firefighters. Likewise, approximately 100,000 active police officers in the United States suffer from PTSD, and many also live with the comorbidities of depression, anxiety, and suicidal ideation, and you’ll likely find that most of them try toContinue Reading New York State has one of the most restrictive medical marijuana programs in the country, but it may be starting to loosen up. The state appears to be following in the footsteps of Ohio where there is a number of growing dispensaries. These can be found at AContinue Reading