At a molecular level, stresses and strains can make your body clock break into a sprint.
Emerging evidence suggests that prolonged stress exposure can accelerate the ticking rate of an internal cellular clock. By doing so, stress can contribute to faster ageing and body deterioration.
Responding to pressure with your respiratory system.
Access to the shoreline is great, but what about places not on the coast?
Béju (Happy City, Street Plan, University of Virginia)
Research into public health benefits of integrating nature into cities has focused on green spaces. New studies suggest water features are just as useful and can piggyback on other infrastructure goals.
Last-minute shopping can be stressful.
Figuring out how much to spend on gifts can be stressful.
Shutterstock/5 second Studio
Traditional expectations can be a problem in relationships.
Dale Palmer prepares his home in NSW for the bushfires. The decision to stay and defend one’s property requires a person to be mentally, as well as physically, prepared.
In catastrophic fire conditions, leaving early is the only safe option. But in other conditions, one thing that's often overlooked in decisions to stay or go is how mentally tough you need to be.
We spend on average four hours a day looking at our phones.
The relationship between our smartphones and levels of the stress hormone cortisol isn't yet clear, but people report feeling more stressed than they were before they had a smartphone.
The market has been flooded with apps related to Buddhism and most of them claim to teach meditation.
Buddhist meditation apps are an increasingly popular stress-reliever for people on the go. But do these apps really work? Or are they products of a lucrative industry contributing to a tech addiction?
What does the future hold – and how will you handle what comes next?
Worried about an uncertain future? A psychologist offers tips to overcome the stress.
It's often said that "bad posture" can cause neck pain but science seems to indicate that other factors might be at play.
The Portal uses individual stories of meditative transformation to suggest a bigger change is possible.
A new film contends that meditation can transform us from individuals in chaos to calm beings - and in turn change the world.
If you let it work for you, stress can be your secret weapon.
Stress is actually our body getting us ready to take on a challenge. A stress response can increase oxygen to the brain and improve attention, focus, energy and determination.
Keeping sight of the reasons you’re in college helps stave off burnout.
Going to college can be a stressful experience that takes a toll on students' health and well-being. A higher education specialist offers tips to keep the stress at bay.
The tragedies in El Paso and Dayton bring sadness, grief and stress to many people.
Ash T Productions/Shutterstock.com
Many feel grief, despair and fear after the news of horrible mass shootings. A neuroscientist offers 6 tips on how to process these feelings.
file rc jnf.
Our body is able to regulate its temperature very effectively, but heat waves can damage certain organs if we are not careful…
Is it time to cut back on overtime?
A new French study shows people who regularly work ten-hour days have a 29% greater risk of having a stroke than their peers. Long hours also affect your relationships, sleep and mental health.
British workers put in the longest hours in the EU.
There is a link between exposure to natural settings and better psychological well-being.
For people who aren't able to spend time in nature every day, exposure to virtual natural environments could be an effective way of improving psychological well-being.
Toronto Raptors’ Kawhi Leonard raises his fist following a basket as Golden State Warriors’ Steph Curry walks away during Game 6 of the NBA finals.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Just as Kawhi Leonard did, each of us can apply load management in our lives to help promote our own resilience and success.
People from non-Western cultures use different words to speak about mental health.
The aim was to understand intense social problems that accompany people's medical problems.