Tag Archives: Stress

‘Don’t stress about the mess: let kids help in the kitchen’

Róisín Matthews – aka Mess Chef – with her daughter Rowena (5) and son Oscar (3). Photo: David Conachy Darina Allen at Ballymaloe Cookery School. Photo: Clare Keogh ‘Don’t stress about the mess: let kids help in the kitchen’ Independent.ie As the summer holidays draw to a close, families will be wondering if it’s possible… Read More »

Workplace stress has reached near-epidemic levels. These 4 tips can keep you sane

Christopher Robbins | Photodisc | Getty Images Workplace stress — having little control but lots of demands — has reached near-epidemic levels. According to The American Institute of Stress, until around 1995, Japan held the record for the number of hours employees work each week. Today Americans work almost a month more than the Japanese… Read More »

Weekly Health Quiz: Zinc, Stress and Back Pain

Want Access to My All-Time Top 30 Health Tips? It’s Free! You’ll also receive my FREE Natural Health newsletter | Privacy Policy ADVERTISEMENT May 06, 2019 1 The following nutrient has been shown to contribute to improved behavior in children with attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): Zinc A number of studies have found children afflicted with… Read More »

Stress and Heart Problems

  In our books and blogs we discuss the risk of living under severe stress. Now there is more evidence to support this concern. The European Journal of Preventive Cardiology reported a large study that concluded that people with high stress jobs are at an increased risk for atrial fibrillation.   Such jobs involve high… Read More »

Middle Aged Stress Associated With Smaller Brain Size And Poor Memory

Research has found that middle-aged individuals in their forties and fifties with elevated cortisol levels, a hormone associated with stress, perform worse on cognitive and memory tasks compared to individuals of the same age who have average levels of cortisol. Elevated blood cortisol levels were also linked to smaller brain volumes. One factor that’s getting… Read More »