During these circumstances, my stress levels have been through the roof. What started as advice from my university not to travel abroad turned into advice to move out of accommodation three days later, resulting in my world being turned upside-down. And I’m sure you all feel the same as I …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 »
Stanford University has just published some more innovative research in the medical journal, Current Biology. This relates to yet another far reaching effect of stress on our mental health, and indicates that: “stress can hinder our ability to develop informed plans by preventing us from being able to make decisions …Read More »