Holidays and how to survive them……
Whilst the Christmas holidays can be the most wonderful times of the year, they can be very stressful for many. Well, a lot of things need to be worried about – the gifts, foods, family gatherings, reunions, parties, etc. We all have this desire to meet other people’s […]
It’s true that a new car or house, a luxury trip, or some designer clothes and bags can give us an instant feeling of joy and gladness. But the positive emotions brought by these things quickly wane and if […]
Every start of the year gives us a great feeling that there is ‘hope’. That’s most probably why we make New Year resolutions. We all want that this year be better or if not, as happy and fortunate as the last. Nevertheless, no matter how we try to start things right, troubles often come our […]
Many of us buy into what they call “myths of happiness”. Two of the biggest happiness myths are – wealth, fame and achievements can make us forever happy, and adversities could hinder us from experiencing bliss. But a growing body of research suggests otherwise. Today, many scientists agree that running away from difficulties may actually […]
Christmas is, according to whichever survey you read, always somewhere in the top 20 most stressful events of life – it’s often ranked as highly as sixth. Most of the other events are infrequent for most of us (deaths, marriage, divorce, house moves etc), but Christmas comes around with great regularity! According to […]
Too busy to relax?
Are you too busy to relax? You are not alone. One of the major complaints of most adults, especially working professionals is that they don’t have enough time to relax and enjoy the ‘fruits’ of their labour. What’s more, some of them feel terribly guilty whenever they take time for themselves.
Can we carry on 24/7?
Why relax? When you are relaxing, you are allowing your body to regulate its stress hormones properly. When you’re always faced with stressful events or situations, your system releases a cocktail of adrenaline and cortisol. These hormones are necessary to heighten your body’s responses and deal with external threats […]
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is a debilitating condition that causes persistent exhaustion and fatigue. It doesn’t get better with more sleep. There are around 250,000 people in the UK currently suffering from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), according to the NHS. With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) you can experience , severe fatigue, low grade fever, […]
Some small changes to be more confident and to achieve success Self confidence is an essential part of our every day life. Not only for achieving successes but for us to be able to function at school, at work and socially. Below we look at small changes that can help you achieve success, […]
Exercise – New Year’s Resolution again?
Most Januarys people want a fresh start to the year and a new life, new focus, etc and eating less, getting fit, changing jobs, re-evaluating their lives/relationships are high on the list each year.
If you are depressed the last thing you may want to do is exercise […]