In Part 1, we discussed the unhealthy side of alcohol consumption - and the social triggers that bring the Mr Hyde-type characters out to play. Now it's time to turn from the dark side to the light...
Are there foods available on supermarket shelves that could actually make us smarter or even change the way we behave? If so, what are they?
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Stress is an inevitable, unavoidable part of life. The triggers can be physical, emotional or intellectual challenges. Our responses can involve physical and psychological symptoms.
We might not be able to avoid stress but we can improve our capacity to deal with it.
Stressful situations are not always a bad thing; sometimes being under the pump can help you to perform better. So what can help you thrive under pressure rather than crumble under its weight?
Does stress have to be a by-product of productivity? Or can an organisation gain by proactively working to reduce workplace stress?
Prolonged stress may trigger pleasure-seeking behaviour including a compulsion to consume comfort foods.
When it comes to dealing with persistent stress, many people turn to habits that offer short term pleasure and relief, but which can come with a significant long-term cost.
Emotional stress can contribute to risk factors for heart disease and trigger symptoms in people with established heart disease. With this in mind, we discuss some stress management strategies to help protect your heart.
Running is one of the oldest and most effective forms of exercise, but getting started is the hardest part. Read about the benefits of running for your physical and mental health. There are also helpful tips to prepare for your first fun run.