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For years we’ve heard about the health benefits of dog ownership: reduced heart rate, stronger immunity and higher self-esteem
I recently spent six months with a negative, emotionally draining client. Like dust in my apartment, the toxicity settled in so subtly I can't even put my finger on when it started taking its toll.
I wish I hadn't let my diary explode with stuff that stressed me out until I couldn't even smile at your jokes. I wish I didn't yell all sorts of things I didn't mean. And I wish I didn't let myself get worked up till I exploded and we collapsed in tears. I wish I hadn't been a Busy Bee, a slave, a machine, a work-horse and worse.
We live in a loud and distracting world, where silence is increasingly difficult to come by -- and that may be negatively
Australians have the unfavourable title of being one of the worst nations when it comes to taking sickies but experts say
Have you ever wondered how you manage to get through a particularly stressful period – whether it's an intense deadline at
"Worry is like a rocking chair: it gives you something to do but never gets you anywhere." -- Erma Bombeck One of the most
Home is where the heart is, but your mind needs its own calming space. Scheduling some time to unwind is crucial to your
Not that you needed research to confirm this, but now you have it: Your inbox and email habits are stressing you out. Officially
I'm not proud of it, but the concepts of 'renewal' and 'recovery' felt so foreign that my body wanted to reject them in the same violent way it rejected goji berries when I tried (read: failed) to get on-board the 'superfood' bandwagon. But the science of energy management just made so much sense.