Having trouble verbalizing how stressed or burned out you are? This wearable can track how stressed out you are in real time.
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Here are five ways you can improve and maintain your mental health.
A sunshiny day can lift your spirits and energize your mind. One study exposed subjects to bright lights after wakening and found it increased cortisol levels. Cortisol is a steroid hormone, sort of an internal alarm system. To respond to stress, cortisol increases glucose in your bloodstream, and enhances your brain's use of those sugars.
We know that failing to provide basic care like food and shelter is cruel, but we often overlook how disregarding the mental lives of our pets can also negatively impact their welfare.
If you're having a bad month, your dog probably is too.
Forest therapy uses immersion in nature to help soothe frayed nerves and restore a sense of mental well-being — and has even been shown to boost our immune systems and help us recover faster from physical maladies. The modern forest therapy movement is rooted in the Shinrin-yoku "forest bathing" practice developed in Japan in the 1980s that has since become a central part of preventative health care and healing in Japanese medicine.
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Facing down a man-eating lion is not the same as facing down an Excel spreadsheet, but try explaining that to your body’s stress receptors.