Tag Archives: stress relief
Posted on 09. Jul, 2012 by Julia Barnard.
Women who are burnt out at work, are turning to food in an attempt to make themselves feel better. 230 women took part in a Finnish study, the results of which were published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. The participants completed lifestyle surveys, and those women suffering work burnout were also likely to [...]
Posted on 01. Aug, 2011 by Julia Barnard.
August is the eighth month of the year and is named after the emperor Augustus. It was originally called sextilis meaning sixth, as it was the sixth month in the old Roman calendar. Another reminder that things do change, even though such things can seem like they’ve been around forever. This month marks International Youth [...]
Posted on 31. Aug, 2010 by Julia Barnard.
Experiencing in the workplace has been shown to increase the risk of heart disease for women under 50 years of age. Research conducted at Glostrup University Hospital in Denmark and published in the journal Occupational and Environmental Medicine has found the link and say the effect is greater for younger women. 12,000 female nurses took [...]
Posted on 25. Jun, 2010 by Julia Barnard.
Happy Mails have been designed to bring some happiness into your life as you reflect on yourself and the world around you. They are a means of engaging your thoughts, feelings and actions, so you can develop an optimistic outlook on your life. By working through each Happy Mail, hopefully you will come to appreciate [...]
Posted on 03. Nov, 2009 by Julia Barnard.
Tuesday is the time when people feel most and overwhelmed at and it hits its peak by 11:45 that morning. These are the findings of a study by Bimuno who surveyed 3000 adults. It is at this time that workers realise how much they have to get through during the week, not helped by using [...]
Posted on 17. Jun, 2009 by Julia Barnard.
Owning a has shown to bring people health benefits that are estimated to save $3.86 billion on health spending in Australia. This is according to the findings of research by the University of Queensland. The social, psychological and physical benefits pet ownership brings all add up to improved health. Pets lower blood pressure, and offer [...]
Posted on 05. Feb, 2009 by Julia Barnard.
Students with are less than those without. They also reported being less lonely and . These are the findings of a Ohio State University study which surveyed 350 pet-owning students. College and university can be a stressful time, with many students leaving home to start a new life which involves long hours of study. This [...]
Posted on 04. Dec, 2008 by Julia Barnard.
reduces . Yoga also reduces stress. So how about combining the two? Laughter yoga therapy was developed by an Indian doctor in 1995 and since then laughter clubs have sprung up in 60 countries across the world. Participants engage in yoga sessions where full belly laughs are part of the lesson. People find the sessions [...]
Posted on 26. Nov, 2008 by Julia Barnard.
A survey conducted by Netmums found half of the respondents were drinking at home to help them relax after the day’s stresses. 3000 mums were surveyed and of those who drank, 81% reported drinking to unwind and 86% admitted they were probably drinking too much. Evidence shows that alcohol does and can actually exacerbate it. [...]
Posted on 17. Nov, 2008 by Julia Barnard.
Life for Australians is getting more irritating, according to an Australian Psychological Society online survey of over 4400 people. People are annoyed by inconsiderate people (71%), not having enough time (58%), self-centred people (57%) and a downslide in values (47%). The situations people found most annoying were telemarketing calls and inconsiderate drivers. How are people [...]