Mental Health

Worrying: What’s the Point?

Worry is a futile emotion. Apart from creating stress and anguish it achieves little. To say “I’m worried about climate change” does not actually improve the situation at all. It certainly brings about changes in your mood and physiology but nothing is achieved. Substitute the word worry for more practical Read more…

Mental Health

Reduce Stress with a Breath

Stress has long been known to increase the risk of illness and disease, including depression, heart disease and infectious diseases, but it wasn’t always clear as to exactly how it influenced one’s immune system. A 2012 study out of Carnegie Mellon University revealed chronic psychological stress is linked to the Read more…

Health

Sleeping Well to Reduce Stress

Getting a good nights sleep is sometimes easier said than done. People face so many pressures just getting to and from work that winding down at the end of the day can be a significant challenge. Reaching for a bottle of whiskey doesn’t help either because alcohol has long been Read more…