Luke Hanson, Academic Advisor and postbac at University of Alabama at Birmingham, Capsule Contributor Stress. I think it’s fair to say we’re all feeling it right now, whether that’s over Coronavirus, the markets, deals been pulled out, job uncertainty, food shortages… the list goes on. The negative impacts of stress …Read More »
Aromatherapy may reduce nurses’ stress – "The researchers found that participants felt significantly less stressed, anxious, fatigued and overwhelmed after wearing the aromatherapy patches. The levels of anxiety and fatigue they reported fell by 40 percent, and their stress"
Interesting way to use aromatherapy (patches attached to nurses ID). I have been researching about aromatherapy (scent – nasal, massotherapy – skin and capsules of the oil – oral), specifically Lavandula angustifolia, a species of lavender, and its effects in reducing anxiety and better sleep quality. Most studies are well …Read More »
Using these Relaxation Techniques for Anxiety will help slow your heart-rate quicker, regulate your breathing, and come back to the present moment much faster than ever before. They are simple anxiety tools that you can keep in your back pocket to use any time you’re feeling uneasy or anxious in …Read More »
Existentialism Gaining independence will often lead to realizing the truth of our mortality, that we are only here on earth for a short period. This feeling is what philosophers call existential anxiety. Existentialism is a philosophical inquiry associated with the living person’s actions, beliefs, and attitudes. Existentialism holds the idea that …Read More »
As uncomfortable as anxiety can be, we all need a little bit of anxiety to motivate us to meet our deadlines and to survive. However, when our anxiety becomes too big, we can feel like we are spinning out of control. It might be hard to focus and be efficient because it …Read More »
How is everyone doing? Genuinely…. how are you? Over the last few days, I have had a few conversations with friends and it seems we are all talking the same language when it comes to living a quarantine life. I do believe that greatness will come from all of this …Read More »
Self-preservation (otherwise known as the fight-or-flight response) is a natural, biological process. “As humans, we need to be informed in order to protect ourselves,” Nerurkar says. This is why, even when the news is negative, we often feel compelled to read it. Staying up-to-date is important, but when you’ve started …Read More »