Stress and anxiety

Make 2022 the year of joy and resilience with an introduction to SKY Breath Meditation, a powerful breathing technique that incorporates specific natural rhythms of the breath to harmonize the body, mind, and emotions. SKY is a simple, proven technique to eliminate stress, fatigue, and negative emotions such as anger, frustration, and depression. In just […]

It is not certain that you need to take medications to turn off some annoying symptoms. There are circumstances in which one could avoid resorting to drug therapy and choose the path of natural remedies. Even when there are changes in blood pressure or tachycardia. Moreover, the number of subjects suffering from hypertension and often […]

“Take a deep breath.” We’ve all heard those four words. In fact, they’re undoubtedly the most common advice we hear on how to calm down in moments of stress or anxiety. Now, science tells us, deep breathing is the biggest lie we’ve been told about how to relieve stress in the long term. What we’ve […]

SWAT: Health experts have said that obesity was the root cause of most of the diseases. “Unfortunately Pakistan ranks 10th in the world in terms of obesity where it is on the rise constantly,” they told a seminar held at Luqman International Hospital Swat the other day. Malakand Commissioner Syed Zaheerul Islam was chief guest […]

Hospice falls under the umbrella of palliative care, but some people confuse the two. Gross says hospice focuses on maximizing the patient’s quality of life using all treatments necessary to relieve the symptoms of a terminal illness, including physical (such as pain, nausea and shortness of breath), psychosocial (anxiety, depression and insomnia) and spiritual (existential […]

In truth, opponents Guinea-Bissau rarely threatened the seven-time champions of Africa but had made life difficult for them, albeit with Egypt hitting the post three times in total. For much of the game, anxiety appeared to be creeping into Carlos Quieroz’s side. After such a poor opening performance against Nigeria, the pressure was on the […]

Practicing breathwork can help ease feelings of stress, tension and anxiety, as well as root your mind in the present. If you’re feeling stressed or recognize triggers, try adding one of these breathing exercises into your day. Even just a few minutes can make a big difference. 1. Box breathing Prior to beginning, sit with […]

Amaxophobia is a phobia (irrational fear) of driving or being in a car. This condition is also called motorphobia. Driving is a risky activity, and it’s normal to have some level of concern when you’re in a car. However, severe amaxophobia can cause you to avoid being in a car altogether. This article discusses symptoms […]

Benefits of Wim Hof Breathing decrease in stress hormones increased energy & focus improved mood & outlook on life increases strength, explosiveness, range of motion, coordination, flexibility & range of motion. Increasing body heat through controlled breathing is a technique that has been around for thousands of years. The Wim Hof Method, the Paleo Diet […]

On TikTok, people are taping their mouths shut while they sleep at night, a practice called “mouth taping.” Mouth taping fans say the practice prevents dry mouth and snoring, which promotes better sleep. TikTok users are taping their mouths shut before bed and say the practice, called mouth taping, leads to higher quality sleep and […]

“When you’re under stress, your sympathetic nervous system is stimulated, which is associated with stress-related symptoms such as faster breathing, heart-rate elevation, irritability, elevated blood pressure, anxiety and body tension,” says Lin. That’s part of what is known as the fight or flight response, she says. Slowing down and engaging in deep breathing basically counters […]

Although Christmas is time for joy and celebration, for many it can be overwhelming and have an impact on their mental wellbeing. With last year’s Christmas being heavily impacted by Government restrictions, this festive season may present new challenges for some. Psychologists Madeleine Gauffin, Dr Cecilia Radecka and Dag Härdfeldt, at digital healthcare provider Livi share some tips and practical tools to […]

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Published on Nov 19, 2021, 05:03 pm The fear we experience before exams impacts our brain too Unrealistic expectations or the fear of not scoring well in exams cripples us from the inside, creating immense pressure, stress, low self-esteem, confidence issues, and also anxiety. In extreme cases, some students may become suicidal just fearing the […]