“A problem shared is a problem halved” is a saying we have all heard but is there any truth in it when it comes to workplace stress? When people are stressed out by work they often have a tendency to focus purely on the stress and to isolate themselves from colleagues by
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“You are my sunshine, my only sunshine
you make me happy when skies are grey”
… sang Jonathan Edwards in 1971. And he was right, sunshine does make us happy. When we think of sunshine we think of long carefree days lying on a beach, having a picnic in a park or
Today, we’re delighted to announce that research conducted by Trinity College Dublin found that using Pip can effectively reduce stress.
The study, “Smartphone applications utilizing biofeedback can aid stress reduction”, compared the use of the Pip’s companion Apps with a conventional gaming App with 50 university students. It concluded that using
(Optional) – Toy bubble container
This is an activity to help children learn to recognise and regulate their breathing. Often when children are stressed or anxious they will complain of physical symptoms such as tummy pain or a sore chest. This is because they are not able to understand
Most of us are allowed vacation days but sometimes there can be a sense of guilt associated with taking time off. U.S. workers only took 51% of the short time they were allowed off in 2014 . Many were worried about falling behind, losing out on promotions or irritating colleagues.
All children Stress about things in their life.
The word ‘stress’ is seen as a negative word but actually stress can be good for us. Not only does it sharpen our thinking to help deal with challenges but periods of stress can teach us important coping and resilience strategies. The same is