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Stress is a normal, natural body’s response to pressure, challenging or dangerous situations. Stress can be positive, keeping us alert and motivated. But long-term, chronic stress can become a problem and harm your physical and mental health. In this section, you’ll find useful information about common signs and causes of stress and tips to manage it in healthy ways.

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5 Ways to Turn Stress Into a Productivity Fuel and Use It

Reading Time: 7 minutes You know those feelings — that tightness in your chest, muscle tension, the racing thoughts, and the general feeling of unease. Stress can indeed feel unpleasant and cause damaging physical and emotional effects on the body. And you probably heard that you should avoid it at all costs. But the thing is, not every type of stress is bad. While it’s true that too much…

April 19, 2022


The Physical and Emotional Effects of Stress on the Body

Reading Time: 5 minutes We all go through periods of stress. Pressure at work, moving house, relationship breakdowns and many more of life’s events can quickly leave us feeling overwhelmed or fraught. Although stress is a natural part of life, long-term stress can be detrimental to your physical and emotional health. That’s why it’s important to understand how stress affects the body, and what you can do to manage…

September 30, 2021

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How to Cope With Divorce Stress Effectively

Reading Time: 7 minutes Divorce is a well-recognized cause of stress that can affect some or all of those involved, including both partners (the initiator and non-initiator), children in their care, and sometimes other family members. It can be hard to comprehend how stressful divorce can be until you actually experience one. The symptoms of divorce stress can be both mental and physical and can sometimes lead to more…

September 15, 2021

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8 Signs of Burnout at Work and How to Deal with It

Reading Time: 5 minutes Do you drag yourself out of bed in the morning, wondering what the point of work is? Does your 8-hour working day feel like a lifetime? Do you lack the energy to be productive? Have you become cynical at work? You could be having burnout that results from chronic workplace stress. It is a condition that is not easy to spot. Work-related stress is so…

July 6, 2021

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Recognizing the Symptoms of Stress in Men

Reading Time: 4 minutes Stress affects all genders, but does it affect men and women differently? Yes, in some ways, and that’s why today we’ll be looking at how stress specifically affects men and how their experience can differ slightly from women. Understanding these gender differences makes it easier to recognize stress in men, which is a fundamental part of learning how to deal with it effectively. While acute…

June 18, 2021

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What Is Stress, and How to Manage It?

Reading Time: 6 minutes So, what is stress actually? Stress is your body’s way of responding to a challenge or demand. It’s often triggered by various factors ranging from small hassles to big challenges like losing a job or a sudden divorce. Stress often includes physical components such as high blood pressure and increased heart rate. Other signs of stress include: Anger Depression Negative self-talk Difficulty relaxing Nausea and…

April 16, 2021

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How to Stop Feeling Down

Reading Time: 5 minutes When you’re dealing with depression, every aspect of life can seem like a challenge. You feel unmotivated to get out of bed in the morning. The idea of showering seems like a chore, and interacting with others seems impossible. If anything, you just want to lock yourself indoors and feel all the emotions as they come. Some days, dealing with the emotions seems to be…

March 17, 2021