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# Stress

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# Leaving Cert
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.
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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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Looking after your stress levels: How to feel more in control of your worries
Relationship, work and financial stress – they get us all down sometimes. But there are ways to deal with them.
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Minding your Mental Health: advice and tips for teens and their parents
Teenagers are exposed to and experience a range of challenges which can have significant and adverse effects on their mental wellbeing.
# School
Irish teenagers as young as 12 are on Tinder and Cork has highest number of users
Almost 1 in 4 students said they witnessed cyber-bullying in the last school year.
# Week in Web
Weird Wide Web: Selfie proposals, a drone circus and the best looking console game EVER
All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.
# TechGuide
Like to start the year feeling more relaxed? These apps can help
Because we could all do with some peace of mind.
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“I should be looking forward to Christmas but it seems like a mountain I have to climb”
Christmas can be turned into more of an ordeal than a celebration due to loneliness, financial worries or relationship breakdowns.
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Opinion: Gaming for stress-reduction – how we can use technology to help our wellbeing
In today’s digital world, technology is increasingly being used to help manage stress.
# Stress
12 everyday situations that are actually unbelievably stressful
Oh, the stress.
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Opinion: Develop your ‘mental fitness’ in work to find a sense of well-being
All employees need to develop skills to manage some of the emotional barriers that prevent them from thriving at the workplace.
# Stress and Worry
Returned Irish emigrants more likely to have problems with alcohol
8,000 older Irish people are being studied over a ten year period, in order to chart their health, economic and other circumstances.
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Opinion: Practising mindfulness is a valuable tool for easing stress and anxious thoughts
Mindfulness meditation is about accepting our current experience, whatever that may be, in a relaxed, alert, and open way.
# Calm down
Now Google Glass can tell you just how stressed you are
A new app called BioGlass can tell how agitated you are just by detecting tiny movements picked up by the device’s accelerometer, gyroscope and front-facing camera.
# Out of office
This company has a radical new strategy for work emails on holiday
It’s called “DELETE ALL”
# opening night jitters
10 last-minute Fantasy Football problems we're all having today
What’s the league code again? I NEED THOSE 13 DIGITS BEFORE 11.30, DAMN IT!
# birthday blues
7 reasons why your birthday is actually the most stressful day ever
CRAPPY birthday, more like.
# News Blues
I read the news today, oh boy: Study finds news is stressing people out
New study finds that over-exposure to the media could have a serious impact on your mood
# Stress
1 in 5 households are behind in their electricity bills
The survey was carried out by the Commission for Energy Regulation.
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Opinion: 9 ways to reduce stress now
Don’t let modern life get you down – reduce your stress with these easy lifestyle changes.
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Opinion: Under exam stress? Take five minutes off and read these tips
While 120,000 students will sit exams over the coming weeks, there’s no need for them to go through the stressful pre-exam period alone.
# Mental Health
Time off due to stress and depression 'costs Europe €94 billion a year'
A new survey has revealed that depression, stress, and burn out affects one-third of workers.
# keep mum
Kerins and Flannery legal threats to Rehab not to reveal finances
Solicitors’ letters were fired off to the charity group last night.
# healthy workplaces
The EU wants you to be less stressed at work
More than half of workers find their workplace stressful, a survey revealed.
# Come Dine With Me
10 stops on the emotional rollercoaster that is having a dinner party
Having a dinner party this weekend? You’ve probably reached STRESS.
# Cricket
Ireland cricketer John Mooney flies home with 'stress-related illness'
Mooney withdraws from Ireland’s tour of the West Indies in order to resume treatment.
# ticket fever
16 emotions Garth Brooks fans will experience while trying to buy tickets online tomorrow
You’ve got a five minute window, otherwise you’re out.
# Stress
HSE and GAA join forces to offer 'practical ways' to deal with stress
Organisers say it is Ireland’s first sport and health partnership to help combat stress in the local community.
# Helpline
Christmas time 'can trigger more abuse' for victims of domestic violence
Women’s Aid is appealing for donations to help it continue to offer its helpline services.
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Column: Christmas can be a hard time for people – we all need support
People put a lot of pressure on themselves over Christmas, and the emphasis on making everything ‘perfect’ makes many feel inadequate, alone, or unable to cope. But there are ways to avoid anxiety, writes Ciaran Behan.
# Stress
Sharp increase in suicidal farmers calling helpline over financial troubles
Financial woes and the fodder shortage has left many farmers in an extremely difficult situation, says suicide prevention charity Console.
# Ouch
People with a genetic history of stress feel more pain - study
A genetic predisposition to stress, anxiety or depression can hurt you physically, a new report says.
# Budget 2014
Money getting you down? A psychologist is giving free advice on how to handle stress
Psychologist Shane Martin is holding a free talk entitled “How to Cope with the Stress of Debt” this week.
# retail scare-apy
7 shopping experiences certain to make you sweat
It ain’t always easy, y’know.
# Anxiety
Roy Hodgson reveals his England stress ahead of vital qualifier
Friday’s 4-1 win over Montenegro means that if the English beat Poland, they will qualify for next year’s World Cup finals.
# Mental Health
How exercise can help treat depression and anxiety
The debate around the effectiveness of working out on mental health continues – but it can be at least a part of treatment for some people.
# Week in Web
Weird Wide Web: Fat avatars, terminator vision and teaching you how to relax
All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.
# Stress
Sperm from anxious dads produces stress-ready children
However a study also said that a reduced reactivity to stress can lead to diseases such as anxiety and depression.
# Autism
Cutbacks 'causing stress' among parents of children with autism
New research shows that the levels of stress are higher when families have less access to autism services.
# Exams
Students urged to sleep and eat well as State exams kick off
The National Association of Principals and Deputy Principals given a list of tips to help students perform well during exam time.