You Can Beat Stress

Work Stress

We all need some pressure in our working lives - it makes our work satisfying and motivates us to meet often tight deadlines. Too much constant pressure, without an opportunity to recover however, can lead to work stress.

Work stress affects people different - something that is stressful for one person may not be stressful for another. Your susceptibility to work stress can depend on your personality type and how you have learned to respond and cope with pressure.


Recognising Workplace Burnout

It used to be called "mid-life crisis" - and haven't all of us joked about it - a turmoil and discomfort that literally turns life upside down. Nowadays this syndrome is being recognized as "work place burnout" and it is becoming more widespread and is affecting men and women alike throughout the entire workforce.

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Your Job May Be Killing You

If asked if your job is stressful, chances are you would answer with an emphatic "Boy is it ever"! Work is by far the leading source of stress in our lives. Nine out of ten people say they experience high levels of stress several times a week. And one out of four of us have high stress levels every day. What you may not know is that your stress from work may, in fact, be affecting your health.

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Something Smells - Aromatherapy In The Workplace

Aroma therapy is something many businesses and employers think about. In many case studies, the use of aroma therapy in the workplace has been proven to reduce work related stress and improve activity, as well as reduce the cause of most illness. Aroma therapy is not only proven to add protection against infectious diseases, its been proven to affect the mood and morale of employees.

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Adults Suffering From Low Self Esteem

For adults there are a range of self tests available on the internet that can help us assess our level of self esteem. There are also some for older children which are worded in a way that children will feel comfortable with. But we can ask some simple questions like... - Do you feel comfortable trying new things and meeting new people? - Do you think you are generally liked?

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Dealing With Adult Dyslexia

In the US, dyslexia afflicts about 40 million adults and children. In some cases, the condition is not easily detected until screening is conducted. Surprisingly, adults at work aren\'t aware they have dyslexia, and if they do, they keep it a well-guarded secret.

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How To Use A Journal To Reduce Your Stress

For some people it's hard to identify when they are stressed. This is where writing down everyday things can become a very useful medium to targeting and beating stress in your life.

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Your Job May Be Killing You

If asked if your job is stressful, chances are you would answer with an emphatic "Boy is it ever"! Work is by far the leading source of stress in our lives. Nine out of ten people say they experience high levels of stress several times a week. And one out of four of us have high stress levels every day.

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Maybe There Is Something Caveman Knows About Stress That You Do Not?

Over time we lose our ability to detect when we are stressed or not. Sometimes it's worth taking a step back and looking at things with a more clear perspective.

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Stress Relief - Choose A Good Diet To Manage It

Good food habits can bring about significant stress relief. Most of your stress is often attributable to taking wrong foods. Stress relief and food habits form a vicious circle-the more bad foods you take, the more you get stressed up. When gulping down your burger or your pizza or sipping your cup of hot coffee, did you ever realize that you are yourself contributing to your own strain? Read on to know more.

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