Farmers in eastern Australia have been suffering the stress of drought for years. Fortunately the tide has turned and the rains have come this year. In some ways this is symbolic of cycles of life. Take heart in the hope that the stress you may be currently experiencing is unlikely to last forever. This is [...]
Archive for November, 2008
The body can survive without cakes, ice cream, chocolate and lard. But it cannot survive without water. Deprive your body of fluids and you could be dead within 7 days. The best fluid for health and vitality is water! (Apologies to those who were anticipating whiskey!). Lack of water automatically triggers the stress response to [...]
A study published in the November 25 edition of Occupational and Environmental Medicine suggests a strong relationship between the incompetence of your boss and increase risk of heart attack, angina pain and death. Anna Nyberg and her researchers from the Karolinska Institute and Stress Research Institute at Stockholm University studied 3,100 Swedish men aged 19-70 [...]
Millions of words have been written about the topic of sleep. Understanding sleep is very important because we spend at least a quarter of our life asleep. Sleeping well is essential for health, wellness and personal stress management. Managing the stresses of daily life becomes a lot easier when you get a good sleep. A [...]
When you feel your timing has been off and the outcome has increased your stress levels think of the young couple in the English countryside whose $300,000 house was flooded 30 minutes after they moved in to it. You can find many more examples of poor timing at Wrecked Exotics.