De-stressing

Anxiety, quite literally, stinks! People with anxiety describe neutral smells as bad smells. The reason is their emotional system becomes a part of their olfactory processing system. No wonder the expression ‘life stinks’ is so popular. Anxiety today is a very big deal, especially in developed countries. Some estimates put anxiety disorders at 40 million […]

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Empathy is the ability to share and understand the feelings of another person. It’s a concept that is rarely discussed and practised even less. There is a big difference between empathy and sympathy. Sympathy is simply feeling sorry for another person’s hardships, while empathy is putting yourself in their shoes. When it comes to stress, […]

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For a word that has “cute” in it, how stressful could it possibly be? You’d be surprised! The 3 Types of Stress article gives us a glimpse of what acute stress is. It also tells us of how it suddenly comes into our lives and disrupts it. Let us delve deeper. Some examples of acute […]

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“I am so stressed!!!” “What’s wrong?” “Nothing ya. Same old, work stress.” Work stress or personal stress; in the last 5-10 years, the word ‘stress’ has come creeping into our lives and just may have become the most used word in our lives. We use the word on the smallest instance; complain about it every […]

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