Monday, 21 October 2019

Can boring tasks help reduce your stress?

Are there jobs you just have to do – at home or at work – that bore you out of your skull? What is it that does this for you? Washing, ironing, filing? And can you turn things around, so they actually help you feel better? The answer is almost certainly yes. Read on if you want to know how.

Monday, 16 September 2019

5 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Tech-Based Stress

Technology is great when it helps you connect with friends and colleagues, but it can also cause high levels of stress. For example, those who constantly check their phones are likely to report stress levels significantly higher than those who don’t, and heavy use of mobile phones has been linked to sleep disturbances.

Monday, 19 August 2019

The surprising truth about getting out of bed on the wrong side

Have you ever wondered why we say feeling grumpy or out of sorts can be the result of ‘getting out of the wrong side of the bed’? A study has shown that it may be based in fact, although it’s less to do with which actual side of the bed you’re on, and more about your state of mind when you get up in the morning.

Monday, 15 July 2019

How to be a stress-free Mum

Being a mother can be one of the most rewarding and one of the most difficult things you will ever do. Being focused on your family is wonderful but you need to remember to take care of yourself as well. They always say, ‘you can’t pour from an empty vessel’ and if you feel frazzled, stressed and overwhelmed you will not be able to enjoy the family you are trying to focus on, nor will you be setting a good example for your children about looking after their mental health. And remember that although we're talking about Mums this time around, the same applies if you're a Dad.