How To Stay Sane During A Stressful Period

For many of us, life gets stressful pretty often. Whether you are studying or working, juggling family, friends or children, or just feel you are spinning too many plates, there can come a time when everything seems overwhelming, and there simply are not enough hours in the day. To help you see the light, we have put together some tips to help you stay sane and on top of the situation when life gets stressful. Rather than pull an all-nighter or be tempted to buy caffeine powder to power … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Get Through Workplace Stress

Are you constantly frustrated with your day job? Do your side hustles seem like they’re eating away at you? In today’s fast-paced professional world, feeling overwhelmed with responsibilities is as common as the printer breaking down. However, some of the most successful entrepreneurs and business leaders continually beat stress with some tried and true habits. How do people like Elon Musk and Bill Gates make success look so easy? With these 5 habits, you too can overcome the stress that … [Read more...]

Experiencing an Embarrassing Event Due to Stress: Dealing with the Fallout

We have all dealt with an experience that ends in embarrassment. With everything from accidentally slipping or falling to getting up and making a speech in front of the classroom, the result is a spike of anxiety that can trigger an excessive amount of sweat and perspiration. So how do you handle a situation like that? A quick escape is always the best bet, but not always a feasible solution. Here are just a few tips to consider when you have to deal with the fallout of a stressful and … [Read more...]

How to Stress Less and Enjoy Life More

The most stressful thing I have ever done is to become a parent. I stressed about everything, but then I heard about the concept of the good enough mother, a concept coined by Donald Winnicott in 1953. This idea that good enough was all I had to be took a great burden off my shoulders. That started me on a journey to stress less and enjoy life more. A lot of modern advice about how to stress less actually causes more stress. There is a laundry list of what you need to do to be less stressed. … [Read more...]

Helping Our Kids Cope with Stress at School

Stress is not exactly all that harmful. It teaches us emotional resilience in the face of challenges that may seem difficult at face value, but are actually just obstacles that need all our skills to solve. However, too much of stress will harm our health in ways that may be irreparable.  So if that’s the case for adults, how much more if the kids are under excessive stress? Stress at school is increasingly becoming unmanageable  The pressures of performing well and being active in … [Read more...]