How does stress impact the body’s ability to fight infection?
Fetal brains are changing rapidly over the course of pregnancy, but so are the brains of mothers-to-be. Neuroscience research shows one way worry can start taking hold – and a simple way to help.
If you find phone calls stressful, there are a few things you can do to make it easier.
In the age of masks, improve your interactions by using all aspects of human communication.
Feel like you’re facing too many pandemic-related unknowns? Reframing what it means to not know can help you break the uncertainty-anxiety connection.
Watching coronavirus coverage can cause anxiety in your child. An expert offers some tips that will help.
Resilience, humour, hardship and tragedy – a unique survey reveals how ordinary New Zealanders coped during one of the world’s strictest COVID-19 lockdowns.
Our study found that people who had higher repetitive negative thinking patterns experienced more cognitive decline over a four-year period.
A survey of 500 adults in the US provides a snapshot of the ways people are dealing with life during a pandemic and how well they think they’re doing.
Are you a worry wart? Not to worry. Turns out you were born that way, to some degree. Humans have a default mode in their brains that lead them to worry, but there are many ways to switch gears.
Worrying a lot or a little has nothing to do with being brave, strong or your character.
The number of children calling Childline with anxiety is rising – but kids do learn to cope.
Psychologists have advanced a new theory linking neurotic unhappiness and creativity, arguing that natural worriers may have highly active imaginations and be more creative problem-solvers.
Researchers have suggested a new theory for why neurotic unhappiness and creativity are often found in the same person. But is the assumption that creative people are more neurotic actually true?