“I am so stressed out!,” “I have too much stress to deal with in my life!,” “I have so much stress I don’t know what to do!” We hear (and say) statements like the above all the time. The word stress is thrown around so much that we may not realise what it really means in different … Read more about Ten Effective Natural Stress Relievers
This year’s global pandemic has brought with it a vast amount of stress and anxiety. And then, there’s social distancing, which brings on a host of other concerns, especially for those in recovery who rely on a community support system. Addiction is the most isolating disease, so add in social … Read more about Five Ways to Stay Connected While Social Distancing
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
The COVID-19 pandemic, which has seen entire countries locked down, many millions infected, hospitalised, and over a million sadly dying, has inevitably led to a large amount of people suffering from mental health problems. And the situation is not going to get better. Looking to the future: … Read more about The mental health effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, and coping strategies for social isolation
Typically, as we age, our values seem to shift. What was once vitally important no longer holds as much appeal, and instead, new values emerge. These shifts are generally positive because with age comes wisdom, right? At least, that’s how the old saying goes. Core values take years to shift in … Read more about Are we seeing a dramatic shift in core values?
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?
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