Stress. We all have it. Whether it’s a new job, a lost job, an illness, the death of a loved one, a move across the country, a divorce, or the global Covid-19 pandemic, no one is exempt from stressors in life. Stress can result from a myriad of factors and is defined “as the degree to which you … Read more about The link between Stress and Alcohol
Feeling lonely is common, especially amidst a global pandemic. No one is immune to feeling isolated from time to time, but what if it becomes a chronic feeling that you can’t shake? Psychology Today defines loneliness as a “function of the affective need for companionship and belonging.” Left … Read more about The Disease of Isolation: Cycles of Loneliness and Addiction
When the term "burnout" is heard, most people say it is caused by working long hours or taking on too many responsibilities. Certainly, extended hours and an excess of duties both play a role in burnout, but the causes and effects are a bit more complex. Burnout encompasses not only … Read more about What are the Symptoms of Burnout?
Back in December 2019, when most of us were looking forward to festive celebrations or planning their summer holidays, few people had heard of coronavirus or its scientific name, COVID-19. Today, most people rarely talk about anything else. Coronavirus has the power to strike fear into most … Read more about 12 Top Tips to Manage Anxiety
Due to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, most of the globe has been swept into their homes. While we are sitting in our homes, we watch the news, which, of course, triggers more fear and anxiety. Many of us are not working, and are home with our families, or alone, all the while trying to … Read more about Isolation, Depression, and Anxiety: How are They Linked?
In 2018, 595,000 people in the U.K. alone suffered from workplace stress. Executive stress and burnout are ever-rising issues in today’s workplace but recognising the signs and symptoms can sometimes be tricky. After all, is burnout a feeling of exhaustion? Is it a feeling of apathy? Or … Read more about Executive stress: How to tell if you’re close to burning out
There are two types of work in the world: busywork and real work. Busywork is all the in-between things that come with your job, like emails, meetings, planning, meetings and emails, and real work is the work you’re actually supposed to do, like that big project that you need to deliver to your … Read more about How busyness leads to bad decisions
The average person will spend 90,000 hours at work throughout their lifetime, and much of that time is positive. It’s where we make new friends or find new love, it’s where we find fulfilment and purpose, and it’s what lets us afford a Sunday morning coffee or a Tuesday night pizza. Work is good … Read more about 6 ways to handle stress, burnout and anxiety in the workplace