What were you doing at 8.13am this morning? Feeling pretty stressed, if the latest research is anything to go by. It’s the time of the morning when our stress levels are at their peak, according to a study by Nissan Micra Elle into the ‘Great British Rush’ and the stats throw back the duvet and reveal the truth on morning stress.
Nowadays the phrase “performance-enhancing” and the word “drugs” all too frequently go together, particularly during the Olympics. But that wasn’t always the case.
Stress is not a new concept, but we live in an age which is constantly creating fresh varieties of angst to add to our mental in-tray. Technology can be a prime trigger of modern stress, but could a more traditional approach to dealing with symptoms offer a cure?
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is commonly associated with soldiers traumatised by war, but civilians also live with this harrowing mental condition.
This week marks for many the beginning of a much-needed, much-yearned for summer holiday. Not satisfied with our hottest year in history, thousands of Brits will be leaving the country over the next six weeks, swapping their desks for deck chairs and tea cups for Cosmopolitans and ice cool beers by the pool.
The BBC today announced the results of new research into the number of young people needing hospital treatment after harming themselves. The report suggests that there has been yet another increase and focuses on the disturbing amount of graphic material widely available online which could easily trigger people to injure themselves.
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