Stress is something all of us have to deal. It stems from work, our colleagues, and even our own family. But too much stress can be dangerous, especially for one’s mental health. And not everyone has the time to undergo therapy when stress turns into something worse. “Relaxation techniques can help with that; it can […]
Having anxiety is bad enough. It can affect not only your everyday mood but your performance at school or work as well. According to Steve Bressert, PhD, “The anxiety, worry, or physical symptoms cause clinically significant distress or impairment in social, occupational, or other important areas of functioning.” With this, therapy and medication are usually […]
We’ve all been there. It is truly difficult to relax especially when your kids or other family members are around, but you can do it. Here are 14 healthy ways to relax, even where there are kids around.
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Mindfulness is an important skill you can develop in your entire life. It teaches you to be happy and to be valuable as a human being. It’s an essential tool for self-actualization work. It provides the skill in experiencing reality precisely as it is. It comes to you through your senses such as hearing, smell, […]
Traveling is one significant activity most people want to engage in for relaxation. Everybody loves the idea of going from one place to another to see what it has to offer, to experience other cultures, to taste exotic foods, and do exciting activities. All of us, at one point in our lives, will have the […]
Everyone will experience minor anxiety at work. It can be due to the people around you or the type of job you have. “Change your lens from negativity to positivity,” advises Laura Delizonna, Ph.D., “Instead, ask what went well or will go well. This allows us to have more control over our […]
Imagine yourself walking into a room with beautifully painted walls like the color of the sky. Hanging on the walls are brightly colored paintings of the ocean and the green mountain sceneries. Over the corner, there are enchanting painted vases and ceramics. At the center, a beautiful flower arrangement with colorful combinations of elegant pink, […]
People travel to relax and enjoy their time off work. But there are people who don’t like traveling because for them, it’s just stress rather than pleasure. From the stress of preparation, hotel reservation, waiting in line at the airport, delayed flights, checking-in, and more. According to Elizabeth Scott, MS, “Allowing yourself ample time […]
There are many things that give us stress. According to Aarti Gupta, PsyD, “Some stress on a person is a normal part of everyday life. This ‘good stress’ called ‘eustress’ can help propel you forward and motivate you to achieve goals. Negative stress, or ‘distress,’ is more chronic, hinders optimal functioning, and can be detrimental […]