New York, U.S. | Xinhua | Black children living in poverty face increased instances of stress and trauma that can alter their brain development, CNN reported on Saturday, citing a new study. In the study published last week by the American Journal of Psychiatry, researchers found that increased stressors like economic …Read More »
Stress is contagious in relationships
Here’s what you can do to support your partner and boost your own health | ROSIE SHROUT | You might already know stress can affect your own health, but what you may not realise is that your stress – and how you manage it – is catching. Your stress …Read More »
COVID-19 impacts mental health
Dan Bukenya’s case shows how the many restrictions imposed lead to increased levels of stress, anxiety and depression | THE INDEPENDENT | Dan Bukenya felt beleaguered by anguish. He lost sleep most nights and was often testy. He tried to self-medicate to no avail. Only when he agreed to be …Read More »
Stress hinders function of immune cells
Stress causes immune cells to stop moving, preventing them from protecting against diseases Sydney, Australia | Xinhua | Australian researchers have discovered that signals produced by nerves in response to stress can stop immune cells from fighting pathogens or tumours. The study led by Professor of University of Melbourne and Laboratory Head …Read More »
Do stories of bad news leave you feeling bad?
There are ways you can change that | THE INDEPENDENT | The news can be stress-inducing at the best of times. When the news is particularly worrying, many of us experience levels of anxiety so high that we can have difficulty coping. So how can we stay (reasonably) anxiety-free when …Read More »
Want to de-stress?
Delete Facebook, study suggests Kampala, Uganda | ANA SANDOIU | If Cambridge Analytica didn’t put you off Facebook forever, this might: a new study says that quitting the social media network can drastically lower your stress levels. The Cambridge Analytica scandal — also known as the largest data leak in Facebook …Read More »
Home more stressful than work – study
By Independent Team & Agencies New study finds people are more relaxed at work than at home Many working class people would say their jobs are stressful. Many would possibly mention unreasonable targets, unappreciative bosses, low pay, bad working environments, and too little leisure time. So would they rather stay …Read More »
Dealing with stress
By Independent Reporter Six stress management strategies everyone must learn It almost certain that we have all been there before – feeling stressed and burned out. Stress – a biological and psychological response experienced on encountering a threat that we feel we do not have the resources to deal with …Read More »