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# stress - Sunday 22 December, 2019

Feeling stressed in the run up to Christmas? Here are some tips to avoid burnout

Between gift shopping and making the perfect dinner, burnout is easily felt this time of year.

# stress - Thursday 5 December, 2019

From The42 'We’re not getting past that quarter-final block... we’ve got to unlock what it is' Mental Hurdle

'We’re not getting past that quarter-final block... we’ve got to unlock what it is'

The IRFU will be investing more in performance psychology in the years to come.

# stress - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Opinion: Frustrated with a lack of progress? Time to redefine winning

Sisters Emily Nagoski and Amelia Nagoski have written a book on burnout – and in this extract, they explain that redefining winning can help you reach your goals in a way you didn’t expect.

# stress - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Opinion: Multi-tasking makes you less productive - and can contribute to stress and burnout

Give yourself a break. Research shows that multi-tasking reduces productivity because your brain can only focus on one thing at a time, writes Siobhan Murray.

# stress - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

Angry customers and bullying: Why job stress in Ireland has doubled

Employees in the health sector and public administration experience the highest levels of job stress.

# stress - Saturday 25 August, 2018

No partitions between desks may be 'healthier' for office workers

This layout is linked to higher levels of physical activity while at work, and lower levels of stress outside the office, a new study suggests.

# stress - Saturday 14 July, 2018

Parents with severe trauma in childhood more likely to have children with behavioural problems

The types of childhood hardships include divorce or separation of parents, death of a parent, and emotional, physical or sexual abuse.

# stress - Monday 4 June, 2018

Stressed about your Leaving or Junior Cert? Here are some tips to help you stay calm

Get plenty of sleep and exercise, and remember that anxiety is normal.

# stress - Monday 19 February, 2018

Garda who suffered PTSD after he was attacked by four men awarded €15,000 in compensation

One of the men also threatened to kill him with an iron bar.

# stress - Monday 25 December, 2017

Column: How to cope with toxic family members during Christmas

Christmas can be a time of great dread when families are dysfunctional, writes Karl Melvin.

# stress - Thursday 9 November, 2017

The middle class experienced a six-fold increase in economic stress as a result of the recession

A new ERSI study examines the experience of economic stress in families with children as a result of the recession.

# stress - Sunday 5 November, 2017

People looking to relieve stress can now smash up items in 'rage room'

Customers pay to indulge in an unusual form of destructive stress relief.

# stress - Sunday 29 October, 2017

Poll: Do you feel stressed at work? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you feel stressed at work?

A new campaign aims to raise awareness of its affects.

# stress - Sunday 1 October, 2017

What to do when the career you've chosen doesn't give you fulfillment

We usually have more options than we realise, writes Maeve Halpin.

# stress - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

The number of heart-related deaths rose significantly in Ireland after the 2008 crash

A study found a 17.2% increase in cardiovascular-related deaths following the 2008 economic crash.

# stress - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Concerns for cancer patients as hospitals left short of chemotherapy drugs

The pharmaceutical company which supplies the drugs said it expects to resume production early next week.

# stress - Sunday 14 May, 2017

University exam stress: 'I've seen many of my friends turn to ADHD drugs'

An engineering student writes about how he is buckling under the strain of too many exams concentrated at the end of the academic year.

# stress - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Stress in pregnancy can impact children for life

Researchers say it shows the need to talk about mental health in pregnancy.

# stress - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

From The42 Joey Barton signs off with 'stress' as Rangers exit negotiations continue Ready To Go

Joey Barton signs off with 'stress' as Rangers exit negotiations continue

The midfielder provided the club with a sick note as his training ground ban was lifted.

# stress - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Exercising hard when you're stressed makes you three times more likely to have a heart attack

Researchers say it’s okay to exercise to relieve stress, just don’t go overboard.

# stress - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Singing in a choir can apparently help fight off cancer Hormone Changes This post contains videos

Singing in a choir can apparently help fight off cancer

New research shows that singing for an hour is associated with significant reductions in stress hormones.

# stress - Friday 18 March, 2016

From The Daily Edge 25 of the most stressful moments in every Irish childhood Times Tables

25 of the most stressful moments in every Irish childhood

Growing up in Ireland was constant stress.

# stress - Thursday 17 March, 2016

Your slow internet is likely stressing you out

And you can only imagine how those still using dial up feel right about now.

# stress - Sunday 14 February, 2016

Dreading tomorrow? Here are 23 signs you're burnt out at work

Bored of work? Feeling fed up? Know how to spot the red flags.

# stress - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

6 meditation exercises you can do on your commute

It’s easier than you think to incorporate into your day.

# stress - Thursday 31 December, 2015

"Don't eat the pizza": How to survive a high-stress job

According to a man who ran Obama’s digital campaign in 2012.

# stress - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

The new year might bring with it a much better way to track your fitness

Samsung claims its new chip can measure stress, skin temperature and body fat.

# stress - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

10 tips to keep you stress-free this Christmas

Have you got lost somewhere in one of your lists – here are some practical tips to help you through the holiday season.

# stress - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

Here's how to deal with any family stress this Christmas

“It’s important to realise that you can’t change the way other people speak to you or treat you, but you can change your response.”

# stress - Monday 2 November, 2015

This heartbreaking photo of an ‘abandoned’ dog will melt your heart

Lana has been dubbed the ‘saddest dog in the world’.

# stress - Sunday 1 November, 2015

Here's nine things you may do that make people instantly dislike you

And being too nice is one of them…

# stress - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

From The Daily Edge 10 reasons why Halloween is actually the worst Fright Night

10 reasons why Halloween is actually the worst

We’re not ready! WE’RE NEVER READY.

# stress - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Stress is making a lot of you take time off work Stressed Out This post contains a poll

Stress is making a lot of you take time off work

After injuries to workers, stress is the second most common reason for people taking time off work.

# stress - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Short of breath? Have trouble sleeping and feel uneasy? You could have an anxiety disorder

We all have anxiety in our lives but when it interferes with your ability to lead a normal life it becomes a disorder, writes psychologist Leticia Gavin.

# stress - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

Scientists have been studying the link between stress and junk food

Why a challenging meeting can lead you to reach for chocolates or sweets…

# stress - Saturday 6 June, 2015

Do you think schools should ban homework to reduce depression? One UK school is thinking about it Stress This post contains a poll

Do you think schools should ban homework to reduce depression? One UK school is thinking about it

The school is also introducing meditation classes and giving students further to walk between lessons.

# stress - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

# stress - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge 10 completely and utterly devastating #LeavingCertProblems Isostatic Change

# stress - Sunday 31 May, 2015

72 hours to go ... Unclutter your mind, focus on your exams - with these helpful tips

Cut out the coffee. Try and stay away from social media. Try and make some time for FUN.

# stress - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Exam stress can make you lose perspective – remember, you're more than your grade

You are the sum of far more than one set of exams – there are plenty of ways to succeed in this world.

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