Stress & Anxiety

15 Reasons Why Spring is the Best Season

Posted on 16/05/2021 in Blog, Stress & Anxiety

Summer, winter, and fall may have their fans, but spring is clearly the best season. Even science agrees!   1. TEMPERATURES ARE MODERATE Spring marks the end of blistering winter and the transitional period to scorching summer. The Earth's axis is angled between its closest and furthest position from the Sun, when temperatures are the most extreme. You can finally ditch the winter layers.   2. THERE ARE MORE HOURS IN THE DAY Following the spring equinox, when the Earth’s horizon is perfectly aligned with the Sun, the days begin lasting longer and the nights get shorter. That means you… Read More Here!

 

The Emotional Importance of Dreaming

Posted on 30/09/2019 in Blog, Stress & Anxiety

Can you remember your dreams? Many people think they don’t dream but researchers have shown that our brains experience dreams every time we sleep - we just don’t always remember them. If you’ve ever wondered what amnesia feels like, it’s just like waking up and thinking you didn’t have any dreams. If that sounds like a familiar experience to you, that might be a sign that you aren’t getting enough sleep at night and are missing out on some of the powerful benefits that dreams provide. REM Sleep As we sleep, our brains go through several stages including rapid eye… Read More Here!

 

The Joys of the Holiday Season – Coping with Holiday Stress

Posted on 06/11/2018 in Blog, Family Issues, Stress & Anxiety

As Christmas approaches, we look forward to spending time with family and loved ones, giving and receiving gifts, having some “holiday cheer” and enjoying the plentiful amount of food and beverages.  Unfortunately, not all of these activities are enjoyable for everyone, especially if you have some unhealthy family members, family conflict, misbehaving children, or that “interesting” uncle/aunt that everyone wants to avoid.  Coping with holiday stress becomes an important skill, as it may be the buffer between surviving these few months versus having to clean up the physical, social or emotional messes that follow.  The American Psychological Association did a… Read More Here!

 

Impact of Active Work and Play on your Happiness

Posted on 24/05/2011 in Blog, Stress & Anxiety, Stress Management

The right balance between work and play will have a huge impact on the happiness level of professionals. Less satisfaction with work life can spill into home life and affect one's family and social interactions. The opposite is also true. Those who are more satisfied with their work tend to develop more fulfilling family relationships and this often is possible if creativity and a sense of play is found in one's occupation. The right kind of work and play can direct happiness How you look at work determines your level of happiness. Viewing work in a more playful way is… Read More Here!