10 Signs of Mom Burnout and How to Cope with It in Quarantine

By |2020-05-12T20:35:28+03:00May 12th, 2020|Categories: Family & Parenting, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , |

With COVID-19 leading to prolonged school closure in many countries, many hassled moms are wondering how to keep their little ones occupied. The stress is heavy; mom burnout happens even when everyone's hale and hearty. So, how is an overwrought mom, flooded by the responsibilities of caregiving, supposed to cope?  The situation's worse if you've received a Stay At Home order. We have some ideas that may help. What Is Mom Burnout? Burnout, according to experts like Mary C Kimmel, M.D., co-director of the Perinatal

11 Science-Backed Benefits of Laughter for Mental & Physical Health

By |2020-03-13T17:02:50+03:00March 1st, 2020|Categories: Health & Wellness|Tags: , , , , , , , |

It's an open secret. Everyone knows that laughter is the best medicine but perhaps aren't sure what its benefits actually are. Life Advancer shares with you laughter's mental and physical benefits. We guarantee that you'll want to have a good chortle after reading this article. The Benefits of Laughter for Your Physical Health 1. Weight Loss Don't all of us want to trim that tummy? Well, have fun doing it. Laughing makes workouts fun. It helps your abdominal muscles contract, in the same way, sit-ups

What Is Dopamine Fasting, Who Needs It and Does It Work?

By |2020-02-22T00:13:30+03:00January 21st, 2020|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Science & Technology|Tags: , , , , |

Fasting has become very popular, but it's not just nutrition fasting that can improve your health: Dopamine fasting can too. Things like intermittent fasting have become very popular in the last few years. This is a time-restricted form of eating that can have some tremendous health benefits including weight loss, better hormonal profiles, better insulin sensitivity, along with improved cognitive function. When it comes to your mental health and overall well-being, the same fasting approach might work well but done with dopamine. This article will

8 Health Benefits of Eating Slowly and How to Practice It

By |2020-02-22T00:02:52+03:00January 6th, 2020|Categories: Food and Nutrition, Health & Wellness|Tags: , , , , , |

Many of us are guilty of eating fast so that we can get on with our busy lives. While eating like Speedy Gonzales does move us to the next activity quickly, it does our bodies more harm than good. So why not practice eating slowly? Slow eating has a slew of benefits, although it may require time and self-discipline. We share the reasons why you should slow down when eating your meal and the correct way to go about doing it. What are the benefits

7 Team Building Activities to Deepen Your Bond with Co-Workers

By |2020-02-21T21:34:31+03:00December 19th, 2019|Categories: Career, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

What does the workplace need? The emphasis doesn't lie with more work or harder work. The point is we need team building activities. We’ve all heard stories about people who can’t stand co-workers who clock in and clock out every day hardly talking to anyone unless they absolutely need to. As a fellow employee, this can become very challenging. This means workload will be distributed unevenly causing overwork, and overload. And this happens all the time. The sad truth is that most people hate their

5 Effective Grounding Techniques for Anxiety and Stress

By |2020-03-25T17:53:06+03:00December 3rd, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , |

With an increase in mental diseases and the awareness of mental health increasing, a term that we often come across is grounding. Is it really possible to ease things like anxiety or depression with grounding techniques? While to many, it may sound like yoga mumbo jumbo, it is an amazing way to find your way back if you're going through immense stress. I have often experienced panic attacks that have lasted more than 30 minutes in which I could hardly breathe, clawing at my chest

How to Boost Your Work Motivation to Stay Productive Every Day

By |2019-10-14T19:33:27+03:00October 13th, 2019|Categories: Career, Personal Growth, Self-Improvement, Success & Money|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Let's be honest; Some days it feels impossible to be productive at work. However, there are some ways to boost motivation every day. Work motivation can come and go in waves. When you are motivated it's easy to ride that wave and be productive. But what about those times where you feel stuck in a rut? Workplace productivity can dwindle down to nothing and even the smallest task seems unachievable. This leaves you feeling frustrated, which just leads to even less motivation. It's important to

What Is the Fight-Flight-Freeze Response and How It Works

By |2020-02-22T18:23:28+03:00October 10th, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , |

Anxiety is something we all experience in some form or another. Sometimes, that anxiety can snowball into the Fight-Flight-Freeze response when faced with very stressful situations. It’s a sort of unavoidable side effect of living – tests, first dates, starting new chapters. These are all things that naturally cause even the best of us a little anxiety at times. Unfortunately for some of us, this anxiety extends beyond the normal realm and into the inconvenient territory. I speak from first-hand, long-term experience when I say