Don’t worry this isn’t a post about time-management tips so much as a personal statement as to its effectiveness.
My story starts with management speak. If you've ever been exposed to it you'll know it’s the sort of terminology where you wonder if you’ve been in a coma and the language has left you behind. Are you,... Read more
A few weeks ago I narrowly avoided being hit by a speeding car. I’d just set off to walk the dog and was crossing the road when an open-topped sports car screeched around the corner and headed straight towards me. My adrenaline went off the scale, the dog wrapped itself around my legs but the car, somehow, came to a halt. When I looked up... Read more
Researchers at the National University of Singapore have discovered that the brains of babies born to depressed mothers are wired differently and this may increase their risk of mood or anxiety disorders later in life.
The exact relationship between depression onset and parental influence isn’t really known and the stock answer tends... Read more
These days we’re all in a hurry. Sometimes it seems we’re on the lookout for the quickest route, the fastest and cheapest, and a life where we can get more for less. Has some of this rubbed off on the therapies available to treat stress?
The days of a thorough, lengthy and deep analysis of our stress through psychotherapy have... Read more
The negative effects of stress can be seen both physically and psychologically. In this post I want to focus on just seven of the physical conditions either known or generally regarded to have stress as a primary or related cause.
High blood pressure can occur if adrenaline levels remain high. When blood vessels narrow they constrict the... Read more