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45 Benefits of Eskom’s Loadshedding

45 Benefits of Eskom’s loadshedding. No electrical power is stressful for most South Africans, yet there’s light in the darkness. It’s electric! #StressGone

Tips for Handling Stress at Work

"Exams test your memory, life tests your learning; others will test your patience." Fennel Hudson In today’s world where high powered economic drive and corporate profiteering are the order of the day, the stressful pressures of even the most ordinary job or workplace...

12 Tips to Reduce Entrepreneurial Stress

Being an Entrepreneur can be exciting, gratifying, challenging and of course, stressful too. The freedom of having your own business, being your own boss, making decisions maybe rewarding but the responsibility is stressful. More especially when there is more month...

Stress, Modern Day Badge of Honour

Since stress is a natural response, it is considered a normal part of life today. Although at times stress can feel decidedly unpleasant, you may be surprised to know, it serves a very useful purpose. In fact, the fight-flight-freeze stress response is absolutely...

Stress: Sleep Deprivation, Disorders and Sleep Apnoea

"Rest well. I sleep peacefully, and I awaken with joy." Louise L. Hay   Sleep disorders are on the increase in our modern society. Stress is a common factor that causes insomnia or sleep deprivation. Unfortunately, a lack of sleep is also a key cause of stress. This...

Multiple Effects of Stress, including Addiction

"My recovery must come first, so that everything I love in life doesn’t have to come last."  Unknown Stress is typically associated with the demands and overload of work, financial or relationship issues as the primary influences or stressors. We can all acknowledge...

Stress Gone Tips at Home

Stress is like spice - in the right proportion it enhances the flavour of a dish. Too little produces a bland, dull meal; too much may choke you.  Donald Tubesing We are all products of our environment. Family and home environment is an important area for...

Dyslexia is Stressful

#WhenIWas15, the hashtag of LinkedIn's 15th birthday triggered the memory of one of my worst nightmares, dyslexia. From a young age I desired becoming a school teacher. I didn't consider any other career options because my mind was firmly made up. However, when my...

Tips to Reduce Teenage Stress

Studies have shown that not only is teenage stress extremely common, but their stress levels continue to increase. Today’s adolescent stress is higher than the average millennial’s stress of a decade ago. But more alarming is that USA statistics reveal teenage stress...

Tips to Cope with Exam Stress

"Don't stress.  Do your best.  Forget the rest." Unknown Regardless of age, grade or abilities, everyone gets stressed about exams. Stress isn’t necessarily negative because it can motivate and inspire one into action, to knuckle down to studies, and get things done....

Symptoms of Stress in Children

How well did your children cope during Back to School season? Understandably some sailed through easily, but perhaps others experienced tears and stress of varying degrees during this vulnerable transition. A child’s tears and stress isn’t easy for parents to deal...

7 Back To School Stress Tips

No matter what their age, children are affected by stress, especially as  the annual ‘Back to School’ season approaches. Parents have the ability  to reduce a child’s stress, and thus will benefit accordingly. These seven tips can alleviate and ease your child’s...

Do You Love Yourself?

'Dare to love yourself as if you were the rainbow with gold at both ends.' Aberjhani Feeling unloved, unwanted, rejected, abandoned or lonely is all highly stressful. In extreme cases traumatic and depressing too. I think we’ve all experienced a degree of this at some...

Relationships Better vs Other Half

Why do people say, “My other half”?  Do they think they’re only half a person? The idea that someone else can or will complete you is truly sad because you’ll always feel hollow and insecure. You are already a complete, perfect being as you are … you are enough,...

10 Tips to Deal with Holiday Stress

December holidays and the festive season can be stressful for many people, and for a number of different reasons as I outlined in a previous article. Here are 10 simple tips to help you reduce festive ‘silly’ season stress, enabling you to have a wonderful, joyful and...

Festive Season Holiday Stress

December holidays and the festive season is supposed to be a joyous occasion and time for celebration, but in reality this has become an overrated commercial racket, complete with extravagance and over-indulgence. Typically prices sky-rocket and stocks are limited....

Important Tips to Reduce Stressful Vibrations

Stress is highly contagious, much like the flu virus. Human beings have the innate ability to see and feel someone else’s stress, and thus connect unwittingly to the stressful vibes. If we’re not consciously aware their stress can rub off affecting our health and well...

Human Rights Day

As South Africans “celebrate” Human Rights day today, I reflect upon all the human injustices that still plague society worldwide. Question is, when will our collective ego-centric society become mature enough to stop focusing on engrandised money, greed and...