Demonetization: How to Tackle the Resulting Stress - An Expert Column
Like any sweeping national change that requires major upheaval, demonetization has had an impact on India's mental health. Any kind of change that inconveniences us requires that we put in time and effort until we are comfortable with the new situation. More people are sharing stories of anxiety and depression triggered by the stress from the unexpected government announcement - and it is important to be talking about how we can take steps to help ourselves. Some of them that we can engage in from today are:
In today's world we all face stress to varying degrees in different aspects in our lives like work, relationships, finances, concern for the future and others. In these situations practising mindfulness can help restore and maintain a sense of awareness, that helps us to go about our daily lives better. It is also a simple technique to master with practice any time, anywhere!
Calm your Commute
The impatience of being stuck in traffic could be a strong source of anger, irritation and stress. This can lead to both physical and mental exhaustion, outbursts and road rage, and leave us in a bad mood. It can be possible to work around that irritation caused by traffic to make sure that even if nothing on the road is moving, your mood is.
Stress and Hypertension
Stress affects your health in more ways than one. Stress is an important risk factor for heart disease, high cholestrol and hypertension. Find out more about the hypertention resulting from stress.
Myths and facts about stress
Ever wondered what stress is and what stress is not? Take a look to understand the facts and myths about stress.
9 Steps to Manage Stress at Workplace
All of us experience stress at one time or the other. Managing stress is something that has to be done at several levels, depending on the cause of the stress. However, there are certain things that we can all do to keep from being overwhelmed by stress.
Stress Prevention with Vitamin F
Stress is something that all of us go through with varying degrees of intensity. Most of us are aware of the need for a work-life balance, exercise, nutrition and relaxation for stress relief. Let us explore another important factor that can help in coping with stress. 'Vitamin F' it is not a pill that you can pop, but something that all of us can turn to - Family and Friends!
Specific Relaxation Techniques
You can't avert all sources of stress but you can modify how you react to these situations by practicing relaxation techniques. Relaxation can help relieve the stress that aggravates chronic pain. It also helps prevent muscle spasms and reduces muscle tension.
The time to relax is now!
Every breathing soul needs rest and relaxation to function in a healthy manner. However, because of the hectic lifestyles of today, men/women are not able to find appropriate activities to relax.
Expressing your Anger
Anger is a natural emotion. Anger itself is neither good nor bad, but it is often expressed in ways that are negative and destructive. When this happens, it could spoil your relationships and you would probably regret it afterwards.