(Exploring Your Mind) You probably eat more when you’re stressed out. This kind of appetite, unlike organic hunger, doesn’t come from your stomach. It comes from your brain. Why does this happen?
Your Thoughts Can Restore Your Immune System and Overcome Stress
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(Dr. Annie Tanasugarn) Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is defined as a fear-based disorder with several features necessary for a formal diagnosis which include: avoidance behaviors, re-experiencing, increased arousal and negative affect and/or cognition.1 Avoidance behaviors may include avoiding people, places or situations that could be emotionally ‘triggering’ of a traumatic event. For example, some veterans may avoid amusement parks or festivities that have fireworks or excessive noise as it may cause flashbacks or anxiety.
(Exploring Your Mind) The genesis of psychosomatic disorders happens during sustained stressful situations. In this regard, sustained tension can affect several body systems. Continue reading to find out more about the connection between psychophysiological disorders and stress.
(Melissa Smith) Your stress levels today may be influenced by your stressful childhood experiences. A study published in the journal Psychological Science found that people who had a rough childhood tend to have higher stress levels in adulthood. The study’s researchers found that these people have a cortisol pattern that could lead to adverse health outcomes.
(Mayukh Saha) To achieve joy and satisfaction at work is as good as finding the golden chalice. But sadly only a few are destined to find bliss and contentment in our work. For the rest, it is a life of drudgery which eventually takes its toll on our health. But you can change that.
(Neuroscience News) When it comes to managing anxiety disorders, William Shakespeare’s Macbeth had it right when he referred to sleep as the “balm of hurt minds.” While a full night of slumber stabilizes emotions, a sleepless night can trigger up to a 30% rise in anxiety levels, according to new research from the University of California, Berkeley.
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by Michael Wright, Rhodiola rosea is a strong adaptogenic root that grows abundantly throughout Siberia and has been used in the East as a treatment for depression, fatigue, mental and physical stress, cardiovascular health and immune support for centuries. Related The Benefits of Phycocyanin: Blue Spirulina For Energy, Pain, Athletes and Cancer? Rhodiola rosea was made […]
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(Exploring Your Mind) Having a first panic attack is terrifying, so much so that many people believe they’re having a heart attack. What scares then the most about that first experience is the fear of the unknown. Thus, what happens next is a persistent fear that it could happen again.