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The Dark Side Of Coping With Stress

When it comes to dealing with persistent stress, many people turn to habits that offer short term pleasure and relief, but which can come with a significant long-term cost.

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The Quest For Calm: Relaxation Techniques

If a car engine overheats, one of the first responses should be to switch it off and let it cool down. You should apply the same logic to yourself when you’re feeling under pressure.

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Tense Up…To Relax!

Want a tried and tested relaxation technique used by everyone from commandos to Olympic athletes? It’s time to try Progressive Muscle Relaxation (PMR).

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Quick Tips For Controlling Stress

Although easier said than done, there are ways we can better deal with work and life situations and alleviate stress.

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Make Yourself Clear: Developing Communication Skills

Whenever you mail a letter you take the time to ensure the address on the envelope is accurate, right? Failure to do so could mean your message isn’t delivered.

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Ask What’s Important: Simplify Your Life

Do you need a clear desk if you’re to start the day with an uncluttered mind? Or can you turn a blind eye to any chaos and mess surrounding you and focus on the task at hand?

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Flexible Work Likely To Be Health Enhancing

Giving employees a measure of control over their working lives appears to deliver tangible benefits for their mental and physical health.

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Revamp Your Life: Volunteer

While most people who volunteer are more interested in what they can give rather than receive, the evidence suggests volunteering can significantly improve quality of life.

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Fathers: Get Involved Early

An investigation of links between parenting and student performance suggests dads need to get actively involved early in their children's lives.

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Sport The Thin Edge Of The Wedge

Being thin may be more important to women than being fit, according to a British report highlighting low rates of participation in sports by females.

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Marriage Good for Goose & Gander

Being married promotes a more physically active, healthy lifestyle as we age.

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Vegetables Provide Memorable Results

Is your mind feeling a little fuzzy? Eating vegetables might give your memory banks a freshen-up and provide long-term benefits.

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Anger Shocking For Heart Health

Anger can cause long-term, potentially fatal electrical changes within the heart, research has revealed.

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Teen Smoking Suicide Risk

A Finnish study has made the disturbing finding that boys who are regular smokers by age 14 are more likely to attempt suicide by the time they are 34.

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Go All Out To Stop Smoking

For some of us even the idea of quitting smoking AND getting healthy can be daunting. Which habit or lifestyle issue do you tackle first? An American study suggests the answer is all of them.

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