Study Suggests Stress in the Evening is No Good

Evening Stress

A research study conducted at Japan’s Hokkaido University and published in the journal Neuropsychopharmacology Reports explored how the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis responds to acute psychological at different times of the day.  Lead researcher Yujiro Yamanaka, and his team studied 27 healthy young volunteers. Yamanaka first measured the participant’s diurnal rhythm of salivary cortisol levels as a baseline.…

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Healthy Lifestyle Actions to Reduce and Manage Stress

healthy lifestyles, stress

We all experience stress at different points of our careers and personal lives, and it’s not necessarily always a bad thing. Positive stress may help build resilience and confidence. Moderate levels of stress may even boost our problem-solving skills and motivate us to work harder. Even though some measures of stress may be healthy, we…

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Coping with Mental Health Challenges During the Pandemic

Covid-19 Stress

The global pandemic, Covid-19, has had a great effect on our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. Dealing with all the uncertainty and Covid- related challenges can be overwhelming, stressful, and even cause strong emotions to both adults and children. Joblessness, having salaries slashed, caring for the sick, getting sick, schools closing, social distancing, masking, mandatory…

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