Is mindfulness making our stress worse?

Mindfulness is seen as a panacea for our modern mental wellbeing issues. But Professor Ronald Purser argues it’s misused Image: iStock There’s a real pressure in our society to be productive, and issues that get in the way of that – notably stress and anxiety …

Listeners On How They Deal With Election-Related Stress

Whether it’s overeating, engaging in physical activity or even learning a new instrument, NPR listeners share how they are coping with the stress of the election season. AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: As we wait for final results from this year’s unprecedented elections, let’s pause here to …

The Best Natural Formulas for Stress and Improved Mental Balance

Health concerns. Natural disasters. Unprecedented moments of political tension. If you are trying to escape feelings of stress and anxiety, then 2020 is definitely not your year. So, what can you do about it? While there’s not much you can do to instantly change the …

Deal With Stress the Natural Way With MARK3

Stress is a stranger to no one! Everyone experiences stress from time to time. While most people resort to more healthy ways of coping with stress, some people still rely on tools like alcohol or nicotine. When an individual smokes, the nicotine enters the brain …

9 ways to improve stress, anxiety and sleep

Our lives today seem to hurtle forward sometimes like a runaway train – with your coat stuck in the door and your bag accidentally left on the track. Things go wrong. Curve balls are hurled at us unexpectedly. Other human beings make life difficult for …

The Benefits of Exercise for Reducing Stress

Why is important to reduce your level of stress? Experiencing stress is common. There are a variety of triggers (e.g. work, social situations and unexpected events) that cause you to psychologically evaluate that you cannot cope with the situation, causing a physical response from the …