Different professionals have helped us get a more in-depth understanding about what is stress and how we can control it, its causes, symptoms, types, treatments, therapies, etc. Get to know the latest news, discoveries, and advancements. A place for useful information to raise awareness about prevention, and help fighting it in people who suffer from stress.

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT): A guide to this type of therapy

 

 Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a contextual therapy that uses acceptance and mindfulness strategies, to increase psychological flexibility and behavioral changes. Steven C. Hayes is the founder […]

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Somatic Symptom Disorder

Somatic Symptom Disorder: An in-depth guide to this illness

 

  Ever felt that that migraine was a tumor forming in your brain? Well, if you have somatic symptom disorder, that’s exactly how it is! […]

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why we need closure

Why We Need Closure: Your Brain on Grief

 

  “I just need to know what happened.” This is the sentiment of many who have lost someone. After a tragedy like a plane crash, […]

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Nomophobia

Nomophobia: Fear being away from your phone?

 

  Do you ever feel anxiety because you’re away from your phone? Do you always use your phone to look up things you don’t know? […]

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Cognitive Dissonance

Cognitive Dissonance: How Does it Influence How We Think?

 

  Have you ever felt one way but did the opposite? Or have you ever had two different opinions about the same thing? You’ve experienced […]

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Dysphasia

Dysphasia: Difficulty with comprehension of spoken or written language

 

  Imagine not being about to sing your favorite song, or not being able to write or say how you feel or what you are […]

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types of exercise

Types of exercise: Different types of exercise and their benefits

 

  Types of exercise. Cue the groans! This blog post is all about the benefits of different types of exercise. Yes! You read that correctly! […]

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fibromaylgia

Fibromyalgia: What is it, symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment

 

  Fibromyalgia. If you don’t know what fibromyalgia is, you should know that those who suffer from it have to cope with hypersensitivity, which causes […]

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Hypnosis

Hypnotherapy: What is it, what are the different types and treatments?

 

  Hypnotherapy. Have you ever thought of being hypnotized? In this article, we answer some questions you might have: what is hypnotherapy, what are the […]

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Amaxophobia

Amaxophobia: Are you afraid to drive? Find out how to overcome it

 

  Do you get invaded by thoughts about traffic accidents when you’re going to drive your car? Don’t you trust your abilities as a driver? […]

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Living with social anxiety

Living With Social Anxiety: What is Social Anxiety and how to treat it

 

  Living with social anxiety. Calm down, calm down, calm down. But you can’t. Your voice is shaking and your hands are trembling, clutching that […]

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Hypersomnia

Hypersomnia: What it is, and how it impacts your health

 

  We often hear about how people can’t seem to fall asleep, thus leading to people pulling all-nighters. In reality most are trying to go […]

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Manage Stress

Manage Stress: Learn techniques and tips to reduce stress

 

  Manage stress. A complete guide to learning how to control and manage stress. Learn to recognize stressful situations, discover the most common mistakes that […]

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Breathing techniques

Breathing Techniques: Exercises and types of breathing

 

  Breathing Techniques. Controlling our breathing is one of the most effective means of intervening in our bodily and physiological state. Breathing connects the mind […]

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Animal Assisted Therapy: What it is, and how does it help?

 

  Nothing but heart eyes galore anytime we see an owner with a dog on a street. We see those sad commercials with animals who […]

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How to overcome acute stress

Acute Stress: Are You Controlled By Your Nerves?

 

  We face stressful situations in our day-to-day that cause behavioral and emotional problems. These problems caused by stress usually go away on their own, […]

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anxiety-symptoms

12 Anxiety Symptoms: Fear sharpens the senses while anxiety paralyzes them

 

  Anxiety Symptoms. “I’m worried all day excessively about anything that happens to me”, “I feel agitated and nervous and at night I have a […]

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effects of divorce on family and children

Effects of Divorce on Children and Families: What it Does and How to Help

 

  Effects of divorce on children and families. Each person goes through their own individual experiences and has a way to deal with situations. I personally […]

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stop smoking tips

Trying To Quit Smoking? 11 Stop Smoking Tips from a Psychologist

 

  “I can quit whenever I want”, “I’m not really addicted”, “I’ll quit after this week”, “We’ll all die someday anyways”… Quitting smoking can be […]

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Understand your brain and stress

Understanding Your Brain and Stress: What Happens When We’re Stressed?

 

  It’s time to talk about our good ol’ buddy stress. For most of us, it seems to cling to us all day every day, […]

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Bullying and the Brain: Schoolyard Cruelty

Bullying and the Brain: The Neuroscience of Bullying

 

  As a young, school-going kid there are a lot of things that are rights of passage- your first invite to a birthday party, your […]

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Narrative Exposure Therapy: Stones and Flowers

Narrative Exposure Therapy: What’s your story?

 

  A lot of time and resources have been spent on investigating Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in soldiers- and it’s warranted (more on how to […]

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Alternative Mental Health Therapy: Yoga

Trying the Unconventional: Alternative Mental Health Therapy

 

  Since psychiatry became a significant field in modern day medicine, millions of people have gotten treatment for mental disorders. The most prevalent psychiatric treatments […]

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Common Phobias: Living In Fear

Common Phobias: Living In Fear

 

  Being afraid of things is very common and typical. Fear is a natural response to an immediate threat. It is natural to be afraid […]

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Under pressure relieve stress

Under pressure? Relaxing music can help relieve stress

 

  The parties that those college kids have, annoying people who play music on their phones without headphones, reality TV stars who decide that they […]

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11 Stress Management Tips

11 Stress Management Tips

 

  11 Stress Management Tips Let’s be honest here, having a little stress in life can be quite beneficial. Do you remember how stress motivated you to […]

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The neuro-benefits of meditation

The neuro-benefits of meditation

 

  The neuro-benefits of meditation. Studies have shown that regular meditation promotes mindfulness (sustained observing awareness), whose benefits include decreased stress-related cortisol, insomnia, symptoms of […]

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Brain vacations: stress, boredom and travel.

Brain vacations: stress, boredom and travel.

 

  Brain vacations: stress, boredom and travel. This common experience shows that our brains can run on ‘automatic pilot’, taking us through life’s familiar routines […]

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Stress resilience, susceptibility traced to neurons in reward circuit

Stress resilience, susceptibility traced to neurons in reward circuit

 

  Stress resilience, susceptibility traced to neurons in reward circuit. A specific pattern of neuronal firing in a brain reward circuit instantly rendered mice vulnerable […]

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Study supports link between stress, epileptic seizures

Study supports link between stress, epileptic seizures

 

  Study supports link between stress, epileptic seizures. Scientists have long thought that stress plays a role in epileptic seizures, and new evidence suggests that […]

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