Chris George

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The Teacher Curse No One Wants to Talk About

All of the resources describe the same phenomena -- that a strong base of content knowledge makes us blind to the lengthy process of acquiring it. …

7 Strategies to Avoid Distraction at Work

Learn to focus and keep your eye on the prize.<p>Very few men are endowed with the sort of concentration that allows them to cut through clutter and get the job done. Most of us are overwhelmed screwballs who need to learn what this focus thing is all about.<p>Athletes are always striving to perfect …

Stress and the Athlete's Body

You’re lying in bed, and you suddenly start worrying. It could be about anything. Or nothing. Maybe it’s just a sinking feeling in your chest, with no thoughts at all—until that old, familiar darkness descends, beckoning the doubts back in again. Then your heart rate quickens as your mind whirs …

Stress levels higher at home than work for those balancing career and family

In her 1997 book, The Time Bind, the sociologist Arlie Hochschild shook up conventional notions of family life when she argued that work was becoming more like home for many parents, a place of order and belonging where they willingly put in long hours. "I come to work to relax," one person told …

Stress May Harm Men's Sperm

Stress could negatively affect men’s sperm, according to a small new study.<p>Research published in the journal Fertility and Sterility shows an association between experiencing two or more stressful life events over the past year and and sperm motility, shape and concentration.<p>“Men who feel stressed …

Fetal Faces Hint at Mom’s Stress

If these fetuses look flustered, it might be because they’re picking up on mom’s stress, according to a new study of 4-D sonograms.<p>The study, which …

Stop It! 5 Easy Ways to Reduce Stress

Our lives are so busy these days, it's hard not to feel some stress at one point or another. But life doesn't have to be so stressful. Here are five simple tips to help alleviate anxiety and stress.<p>Our lives are so busy these days, it's hard not to feel some stress at one point or another. But life …

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The High-Tech Headband That Can Make Your Stressed Brain Happy Again

Muse is wearable technology, but it doesn’t create mind-blowing experiences. Just the opposite. Muse is a brain sensing headband that measures how overwhelmed your brain is from everything life throws at it — and it helps calm your mind and rid yourself of unproductive and unhealthy stress. This is …

Stress and How to Manage It

Stress in the workplace is an increasing concern not just for those in the workforce, but also for large and small-scale employers. How employees manage stress on a day-to-day basis is an issue that many companies now view as a serious organizational issue.<p>If stress is not managed properly, it can …

Let Yourself Be Dazzled: The Power of Art to Lessen Stress

A stirring play or poetry reading isn't going to eliminate the stressors in your life. But art that moves you will enrich your experience of your days, strengthen your creativity, and flat out make you feel fantastic.<p><i>By Becky Karush</i><p>You know the rush that comes when you witness an artist do …

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Chronic stress can hurt your memory

Do you tend to forget things when you're stressed? Like when you're late for a meeting and can't remember where you left your car keys? Or when you have to give a big presentation and suddenly forget all your talking points seconds before you start?<p>There's nothing like stress to make your memory go …