The hits keep coming. So how do we fight back against stress?
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by William Heckman
1M ago
Do you ever feel like the world is against you? Like everything that could go wrong has gone wrong? Like Murphy (and his law) has moved in and is squatting in your basement? Sometimes, it can feel like the world is against you when one thing after another comes at you like rolling punches on [...] The post The hits keep coming. So how do we fight back against stress? appeared first on The American Institute of Stress ..read more
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New Research Sheds Light on the Impact of Stress on Tobacco Users
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by William Heckman
1M ago
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Four Tools For A Healthier Relationship With Stress
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by William Heckman
1M ago
A famous quote from Mark Twain says, "Find a job you enjoy doing, and you will never have to work a day in your life." While I fully support creating a career that is enjoyable and provides deep fulfillment, even the most rewarding jobs are accompanied by some level of stress. For me, the greater question is: [...] The post Four Tools For A Healthier Relationship With Stress appeared first on The American Institute of Stress ..read more
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Relax and Unwind: Ways to deal with stress and methods to fall asleep
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by William Heckman
1M ago
MARYLAND – Wake up. Work. Repeat. It’s hard to fall asleep when you’re stressed, and day-to-day life can seem mundane, and overtime can produce anxiety and even be stressful at times. Recent surveys report that Maryland is number 5 on the list when it comes to not being able to unwind after work, leading to [...] The post Relax and Unwind: Ways to deal with stress and methods to fall asleep appeared first on The American Institute of Stress ..read more
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Stress Awareness Month: Tips for keeping tensions in check
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by William Heckman
1M ago
April is recognized as National Stress Awareness Month to bring attention to the negative impact of stress. Managing stress is an essential component of a healthy lifestyle. Knowing how to manage stress can improve mental and physical well-being as well as minimize exacerbation of health-related issues. As we come to the end of the month [...] The post Stress Awareness Month: Tips for keeping tensions in check appeared first on The American Institute of Stress ..read more
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Are Workers Really Rage Quitting? Here’s What To Do Instead
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by William Heckman
2M ago
Rage quitting is all the rage these days. In rage quitting, an employee basically tells their employer to "take this job and shove it." Sounds empowering, doesn't it? However, you may want to take a deep breath before joining this movement. What's Fueling Rage Quitting Frustrated workers are most likely to walk out the door [...] The post Are Workers Really Rage Quitting? Here’s What To Do Instead appeared first on The American Institute of Stress ..read more
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Harnessing Emotional Intelligence: A Key To Reducing Stress At Work
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by William Heckman
2M ago
As May is observed as Mental Health Awareness Month, let's take a moment to focus on managing stress, an everyday companion for many professionals, as 40% of workers report feeling stressed. However, amidst the chaos, a powerful tool can significantly reduce stress levels and improve overall well-being: emotional intelligence (EI). This article explores the transformative [...] The post Harnessing Emotional Intelligence: A Key To Reducing Stress At Work appeared first on The American Institute of Stress ..read more
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Understanding the relationship between bruxism and stress
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by William Heckman
2M ago
Teeth grinding has long been seen as a sign of stress, though the actual causality between stress and bruxism is something that’s rarely talked about in the world of popular science. If you’re starting to experience the symptoms of bruxism, or you’re worried about how stress could be affecting your sleep in general, then this article [...] The post Understanding the relationship between bruxism and stress appeared first on The American Institute of Stress ..read more
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Air pollution associated with increased risk of stress and depression, in turn affecting heart health: study
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by William Heckman
2M ago
Is there anywhere in the world where people breathe healthy, pollution-free air? This seems doubtful, according to the World Health Organization, which estimates that 99 percent of the global population "breathe air that exceeds WHO guideline limits and contains high levels of pollutants" Breathing polluted air could affect mental health, and by extension increase the [...] The post Air pollution associated with increased risk of stress and depression, in turn affecting heart health: study appeared first on The American Institute of Stress ..read more
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Virtual reality environment for teens may offer an accessible, affordable way to reduce stress
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by William Heckman
2M ago
Social media. The climate crisis. Political polarization. The tumult of a pandemic and online learning. Teens today are dealing with unprecedented stressors, and over the past decade their mental health has been in sustained decline. Levels of anxiety and depression rose after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Compounding the problem is a shortage of [...] The post Virtual reality environment for teens may offer an accessible, affordable way to reduce stress appeared first on The American Institute of Stress ..read more
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