Stress

time anxiety | Longevity Live

Do you panic and get stressed out when you realize you are running late for a meeting or an appointment, even when it is out of your control? Or do you find yourself becoming irritated and angry when someone you are meeting is running late? This could mean you might

More and more people are going a whole calendar cycle – if not longer – with no vacation. Research has shown that this has very negative effects on your mind and body and, therefore on the quality of your work. Studies have shown that avoiding your leave days and grinding

defense mechanisms | Longevity Live

First defined in detail by Anna Freud, Dr Freud’s daughter, in her book The Ego and The Mechanisms of Defense, Defense Mechanisms are, more often than not, the way in which we protect ourselves from the anxiety caused by acknowledging our weaknesses. This self-deception has become commonplace in our day-to-day

No matter how stressful your days are, there are simple things you can do to destress. One of those, is to just breathe. Stressed breathing equals shallow breathing. In fact, many of us have mastered the ability to breathe with as little as 20% of our lung capacity. This seems

naked | Longevity LIVE

When you wake up every morning and ask yourself: “What can I do to make today better than yesterday?” You should probably be asking that question naked. Because that’s the first step in achieving the answer to your question. When You’re Naked You…  Sleep More Peacefully Recent studies at the

exam stress | Longevity Live

Keeping our children and ourselves sane and healthy when exam stress hits is a challenge for any parent. Thankfully there are many lifestyle tools to help lower stress impact and increase concentration and memory. We share the most important tools to make next exam time a stress free experience. How

anxiety | Longevity Live

For many people with an anxious temperament, the tendency to feel overwhelmed, or even full-blown anxiety or depression, options for relieving this psychological distress is usually limited: take medication or seek psychotherapy. But a growing field of study is suggesting that “alternative” treatments, including yoga, might be benefit to managing

Introducing a new pet into your home can be a daunting task. “Will they get along” will probably be the main worry going through your head when you make the decision to expand your little pet family. Debbie Caknis, a qualified nurse and midwife with a deep love of animals,

stress | Longevity Live

Too much work, not enough money, and all round stress. When we’re feeling unreasonably tense, we are all familiar with the usual culprits. But what if they are not the only issues to blame? What if there were simple, silly, smaller things which were pushing your baseline anxiety through the

decision fatigue | Longevity Live

There may be a simple reason why responsible people splurge on crazy shopping sprees and eat junk food at 3am: decision fatigue. Life revolves around the choices we make; yet today we are bombarded by so many opportunities, schemes and offers it’s hard to see the wood for the trees.