Stress Management

Everyone experiences some amount of stress in the workplace. According to The American Institute of Stress, 83% of workers in the United States reported dealing with workplace stress. While stress is unavoidable and sometimes even helpful, chronic stress can harm your health and work performance. Fortunately, there are coping strategies that can help you protect
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Don’t assume the worst, accept uncomfortable feelings and avoid becoming too hungry, angry, lonely or tired. This article is based on reporting that features expert sources. Does your stomach clench or get flooded with butterflies when you’re facing a looming work deadline? Do you fret at your desk over an upcoming performance review? If you have
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The American Institute of Stress was founded in Yonkers, New York in 1978 and moved to Texas in 2012. It is a Texas 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation. Your tax deductible gift allows us to continue helping you along with Service Members, First Responders, and civilians navigate stressful situations to have a happier, more rewarding life.© 2020
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Boston — Workers who took on extra job duties or became caregivers during the COVID-19 pandemic experienced higher levels of stress and anxiety, negatively impacting their well-being and motivation, results of a recent study show. Researchers from online stress management platform provider meQuilibrium surveyed about 7,000 workers in June 2020 before conducting a follow-up with 7,500 workers
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Rebuilding after a devastating event is an ongoing process and some may experience post-traumatic stress disorder. Here’s what to know about it. Reposted from www.nowtolove.co.nz During this troubling time in our nation, with many people in our communities grief-stricken and struggling, we spoke to two American experts in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to understand more
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“Learning more about how acute stress and chronic stress affect the brain may help in the development of treatment targets for depression,” says Jessica Cooper, first author of the study and a post-doctoral fellow in Emory’s Department of Psychology. A new study identifies a novel biomarker indicating resilience to chronic stress. This biomarker is largely
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By Stephanie Patterson For Pacific Daily News We all feel stress from time to time, and thank goodness we do. A stress reaction is what allows our bodies to act quickly in an emergency and prevent injury for ourselves or others. Fortunately, most days we do not encounter emergencies, and yet most of us continue
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Patients’ conditions can significantly affect their quality of life in many ways. Medical professionals should be aware of how these conditions can affect patients’ mental health. Epilepsy, partly due to the nature and effects of recurring seizures, can cause psychiatric comorbidities. Major depressive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, and posttraumatic stress disorder have been identified as
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