Articles: stress

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  1. ‘Me Time’ for Therapists

    by Jennifer Barnes-Hill

    To paraphrase the old proverb “Physician, heal thyself,” substitute “Therapist, heal thyself”. If we as professionals are to maintain the highest quality of service and expertise fo...

  2. An Integrated Clinical Approach to Stress Management

    by Eliana Harvey

    Whilst following a course of particular therapy may be highly beneficial, better and more complete results can often be obtained by a unified approach with a combination of appropr...

  3. Are You in Control?

    by Susanna Dowie

    In this column on stress and control, the author asks a small sample group of people what causes them stress and was surprised to discover that the one common thread running throug...

  4. Balancing Exercise, Relaxation, and Rest for Effective Self-Care

    by Sheila Olson

    Today’s demands often make it difficult to maintain a healthy lifestyle, but there are several physical and mental activities to ensure that you can get the self-care you need. A ba...

  5. Case Study - Severe Stress

    by June Butlin

    Following on from last month's column that looked at the role nutrition has to play in dealing with stress, this month June Butlin looks at a case of severe stress that caused a ra...

  6. Controlling your Stress Eating through the Holidays

    by Kevin Rai

    Exposure to stress instigates the release of various hormones, including cortisol (Hormones 101), which plays a substantial role in emotional eating behavior. This stress hormone ca...

  7. Creative Writing for Health

    by Sally Balfe

    Graham Greene once said, "writing is a form of therapy". Today, this idea is being put into practice by a growing number of health professionals. Creative writing is successfully...

  8. De-Stress The Covid Stress

    by Rajgopal Nidamboor

    In today’s tempestuous COVID-19 milieu, stress has become far too invasive, unrelenting and menacing – primarily because it emanates first and foremost from psychological factors, j...

  9. Demystifying and Tackling Stress

    by Denise Iordache

    As millions of us around the UK are experiencing high levels of stress[1] and feel the damaging effect this has on our health overall, stress has become this ‘thing’ everyone’s hear...

  10. Every-Day Struggles of an Introvert that Can Make His Life Miserable

    by Sean Blaney

    Being an introvert can be as debilitating as any illness with those possessing this personality type seeking to avoid certain situations at all costs. Normal situations can be terri...

  11. Fear and the Stress Response

    by Mary Martin

    This column provides a holistic perspective, through reflexology, to help a particular case study to overcome her chronic head pains, tinnitus, hypertension and sinusitis, due to f...

  12. Folliculinum in Prolonged Stress

    by Dr Angela Jones

    Those of you who read this column regularly may remember the case of Colin, a middle aged man with arthritis in the neck. He was experiencing severe depression due to an ongoing si...

  13. Herbal Support for Stress

    by Anne McIntyre

    The dynamics of the mind-body relationship are explored here in terms of the ability of negative thoughts and feelings to result in physical illness, and vice versa with physical s...

  14. Holidays and Stress: 'Wind Up Syndrome' Affects Half of all Travellers

    by Post Office Travel Services

    The Holiday - the last vestige of stress-free escapism, is under threat from a new syndrome that is turning British travellers into holiday stress junkies according to new research...

  15. Homeopathy and Hypertension

    by Dr Angela Jones

    Hypertension (high blood pressure) is the result of a combination of factors, such as inherited predisposition, unsuitable diet, kidney disease, pregnancy problems and stress. The ...

  16. How Schools are Identifying and Combating Toxic Stress

    by Amy Hodgetts

    With the intensity of the tests increasing each year, it’s safe to say that the levels of stress are on the rise for these young minds too. But is this stress a natural motivator, o...

  17. How to Increase Healthy Sleep and Reduce Stress

    by Jeff Gardere, PhD

    People with chronic sleep disorders affect people on many physiological levels including sleep issues often leaving them feeling tired, frustrated and cranky.

  18. Inherent Weaknesses

    by June Butlin

    This article illustrates how an inherent weakness to stress can cause a multitude of seemingly unrelated symptoms. It relates how a teacher in her twenties had suffered from practi...

  19. Managing Stress with Nutrition

    by Penny Crowther

    It’s easy to ignore stress, accept it as normal or not even be aware of it. Yet of all the factors that impact health, it’s one of the most significant. Nutritional therapist Penn...

  20. Noise - Turn Down the Volume of Daily Life

    by Handan T Satiroglu

    This article focuses on the true power of silence and how we can tune out all the noise that we are surrounded with on a daily basis. It also looks at why the world has become so...

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