Asking ‘are you OK?’ has become an invitation for people to share their feelings and struggles – but if someone isn’t OK, would you know what to say (and do)? We help you figure out whether you are, really, truly OK, what to do if you’re not and how to help someone who’s struggling.
Can you call in sick if you’re mentally unwell? Should you tell your boss if you’re struggling? This article will help you better manage your mental health at work.
Happiness comes easily in childhood but in adulthood, stress and time constraints can make it seem elusive. Positive psychologist Dr Tim Sharp, aka Dr Happy, explains the biggest mistakes people make when it comes to their happiness.
The idea that colour influences mood and behaviour is so engrained in our culture that we assume its fact. But much of the evidence is anecdotal.
The link between gut microbes and the brain was suspected over 20 years ago. At the time, it was dismissed as little more than a curiosity. Times have changed.
"I can't do this." "Everyone else is more confident than me." "People will soon find out that Im not smart enough." Does your mind ever torture you like this?
When you're too busy, the last thing you probably think of doing is taking time out for some mental relaxation or meditation.
Mindfulness meditation has been shown to create positive changes in brain function, improve concentration, mental clarity, emotional intelligence, etc..
Meditation and mindfulness techniques require no equipment, no cost, and can last anywhere from 30 seconds upwards.
Mindfulness is emerging as one of the most powerful weapons against stress and our modern distracted, busy and information-overloaded life.
Were not all going to the Olympics, but we can call benefit from an athletic mindset. Here are 5 tips to help you think like an athlete and start ticking off goals.
Reduce your risk of heart disease, obesity, diabetes, depression and anxiety with this simple action
Prolonged sitting, ie sitting for long periods of time, has been found to increase your risk of cardiovascular disease, obesity, type 2 diabetes and even early death.
Pain is your body's way of telling you that something's up! Learn how to deal with pain (medicine free).