You can train your brain to get excited about the start of the week – or at least cope with it.
The average person will spend 90,000 hours at work over a lifetime, so you might as well try and enjoy it.
Understanding and finding ways to reduce our financial stress – and its emotional impact on us – can help make this challenging time a bit easier.
Disturbed sleep can worsen depressive symptoms of health care workers whose jobs come with high levels of emotional labor and work-family conflict.
Decreased patience and heightened emotions have created a cycle of frustration, with rude customers having abrupt interactions with stressed out service workers.
Studies show that contact with nature reduces the activity of the amygdala, a region of the brain linked to intense emotions, stress and anxiety.
Recent research shows how the relationship between alcohol consumption, queuing and crowds can lead to violent behaviour in city centres at night.
Public health measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic meant that many people experienced social isolation. But the pandemic didn’t invent loneliness, and its impacts on our health are growing.
Running gives us an identity that may help us cope when our sense of self is challenged at work.
Dealing with stressful environments is too often left in the hands of employees.
As tempting as it is, it is not possible to “supplement” oneself out of a bad lifestyle.
It turns out that there are some benefits to all the time we spend commuting.
While most journalists don’t develop PTSD or depression, many will struggle with the stress of their work. Knowing the warning signs can help deal with trauma.
Yoga’s surge in popularity in the past decade has spurred more research into its effects. The combination of physical movement and mindfulness provides a wide range of health benefits.
Gig companies like Uber often promote the freedom that comes with independent contractor arrangements. They talk less about the impact that pay volatility can have on workers’ health.
One way to prevent mental health challenges in children: Recognize and treat the mental health issues of their parents.
The ways eastern fence lizards have changed in response to red imported fire ants demonstrate how species can adapt to survive the presence of invasive predators.
Mindfulness, one of the most common forms of meditation, is a skill that must be cultivated and practiced. With some training and discipline, it can help anyone live more fully in the moment.
While there’s nothing new about the return-to-work blues, few companies have any strategy to facilitate readjustment to work after vacation.
Racial hostility can produce symptoms similar to what soldiers experience as a result of going to war.