Well-being

5 ways to communicate with a stressed-out co-worker

You approach your co-worker’s desk with a simple question.<p>“Hey there, Stacy,” you say with a smile on your face, “Do you have an update on when …

Happiness

Does Stress Cause Acne? A Definitive Answer

With the crazy-busy lives we all live, stress is seriously inevitable. Even when you try to zen out and indulge in things like self-care activities …

Skin Care

Is this really the key to happiness?

Sleep was found to have a greater impact on wellbeing than a 50% pay rise.<p><b>It's no secret that sleep is an important part of a healthy lifestyle, but</b> …

Happiness

The No-Regrets Way to Shed All Kinds of Stress

1 of 8<p>The Stressor: The Friend Who Brings You Down<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 8<p>The Stressor: Being Chronically Late<p>3 of 8<p>The Stressor: Endless To-Do …

13 People On How They Improved Their Lives Without Making Any Drastic Changes

Steps we can all take.<p>When we think about changing our lives for the better, we often assume this means doing something major, like changing careers, …

Good News

Ten tips to rescue your health from social media

Don't let social media dictate your mood and damage your self-esteem. If you want to 'Like' yourself in the age of mass communication, here are GQ's …

Social Media Marketing

My beauty edit: Suki Waterhouse

From her favourite products to why she keeps baking soda in her make-up bag, the actress breaks down her beauty regime<p>We sat down with blonde beauty …

Beauty

Revealed: The Least Stressful Cities In The World (And The Most)

We think it's time to move.<p>If you want to reduce the amount of stress in your life, moving to Germany could be a good call.<p>A study analysing potential stress triggers in different cities has found that four out of the top 10 most stress-free cities are in Germany.<p>The study looked at factors in each …

Cities

The Impact of Workplace Wellbeing: An Interview with Olly Bridge

On a mission to change the way we work in Australia, Olly Bridge originally came from a Sports & Exercise Science degree specializing in Exercise …

The Workplace

Reaping the benefits of a focus on wellbeing

Happy, healthy and engaged employees are more productive and less likely to leave, or be off sick. So far, so obvious, but at Anglian Water there is …

6 reasons why owning a pet will help keep your mind and body healthy

A recent study found pet ownership could help save the health service up to £2.45bn a year, simply by reducing the number of times people visit their …

Pets

15 Reasons Why You’ll Love Life Alcohol-Free

Have you been thinking about taking a break from booze?<p>.<br>Perhaps you planned on quitting this month – yet you can’t seem to get motivated enough to …

37 Stress Management Tips to Find the Calm in Your Life

37 Stress Management Tips to Find the Calm in Your Life. Straight from medical professionals, these stress solutions can give you the relaxation you …

Mindfulness

Top tips for stress busting your life… the T’ai Chi way: Tip #1

Here’s how the conversation goes –<p>“So, how was your summer break? Did you get away anywhere nice?”<p>“Yes, thanks – we spent two glorious weeks doing …

Mindfulness

Experience: I slept through my A-levels

At 16, I was diagnosed with Kleine-Levin Syndrome, a neurological disorder characterised by excessive amounts of sleep<p>I was an energetic kid – always on the go and always dancing. Everything changed in 2014 when I was 15. I had pushed myself really hard in my GCSEs, and on the night of our leavers’ …

Short-Term Memory

These Self-Care Apps Will Help You Live a Happier, Healthier Life

Remente is a free-to-download personal development and mental wellbeing app. “Currently, efforts in mental health are focused on healthcare rather …

Culture

WATCH: The Koko Mantsha klap 'Skeem Saam' fans are talking about

Koko Mantsha has been the talk of the Twitter streets following last night’s episode of Skeem Saam. She finally confronted her daughter, Charity, …

News (South Africa)

Creative Leaders on Stress in the Workplace

Recently CR ran an article by Tanya Livesey about ‘why stress and creativity do not go well together’. The piece received a huge response from our …

Leadership

5 Things People Who Don't Get Back-To-School Stress Do Differently

As much as commercials like to make back-to-school season look enticing, <i>you</i> know that starting a new semester can be downright stressful<i>.</i> When you …

Self-improvement

Stress In The Workplace: Can It Be Managed?

Workplace stress is an increasingly common problem. Whether it stems from concern about job security, conflict with coworkers or from the everyday …

The Workplace

You'll Want to Steal Natalie Portman's New Mom Beauty Hack

This article originally appeared on People. For more stories like this, visit people.com.<p>When you’re Natalie Portman, you don’t need a whole lot of …

Beauty

Never Complain! It Rewires Your Brain For Failure

When I was about sixteen or so, one of my parent’s friends got into some trouble with the law. When we’d visit him he’d often shake his head from …

Happiness

10 Ways to Improve Your Days

There are certain behaviours and strategies which can help ensure that your days go more smoothly. Obviously you can only affect those areas that you …

5 Medicine-Free Ways to Instantly Boost Your Brain's Feel-Good Chemicals

The pursuit of happiness is arguably one of the most influential factors in how we live our lives, whether it's in the way we decorate our home, who …

Wellness

Top 5 Tips to Make Negativity Work in Your Favor with “Negativity Wisdom”

You're reading Top 5 Tips to Make Negativity Work in Your Favor with “Negativity Wisdom”, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self …

Happiness

How Stress Can Mess With Your Skin, Plus 3 Ways to Fix It

In case you missed it, stress triggers a whole host of responses from the mind and body. We may feel anxious. Our muscles might get tight. And we’re …

Skin Care

9 Last Minute Mistakes Brides Make When They're Stressed Out

Yes, your wedding day is filled with love and romance. But it can also be super stressful--and it's often the bride who gets the most stressed out. …

Weddings

Teenagers' Fears About Crime Are Just The Tip Of The Iceberg

Being out and about with friends is an essential part of teenagers' lives: having a kick about in the park, going to the cinema, or even just the walk home from school. But The Children's Society's latest Good Childhood Report reveals that for millions of children, this quintessential experience is …

5 Things You Can Do As Soon As You Wake Up To Prevent Stress From Taking Over Your Day

The morning is probably the most crucial time of your entire day, because it's your one chance to set the tone for whatever the next several hours …

Wellness

Wellbeing in schools is being tossed aside in favour of exam elitism

My daughter took her own life after I failed to persuade her that getting top grades didn’t matter. Perhaps I failed because she could see that this wasn’t true<p>Last Thursday my clever 16-year-old daughter Rachel should have been getting her GCSE results. A picture taken at her school happens to …

Happiness