Tip #4 to beat the burnout: learn to rest

Happy Friday (and a long weekend at that)! Although getting enough sleep is important, resting also includes other activities that remove you from your stressors – do some exercise, spend time with loved ones, breathe deeply, spend time in nature, do some mindful meditation. Find out what makes you feel rested and make it part […]

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The iceberg that sunk the Titanic

The anger iceberg Imagining anger as the tip of an iceberg can be a useful way to start exploring your own emotional experience, as well as understanding others’ emotional experience when they are expressing anger: “Think of anger like an iceberg. Most of the iceberg is hidden below the surface of the water. Similarly, when […]

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Mediating stress and anxiety through mindfulness

Stress is described by the Dictionary of Psychology (2009) as: “psychological and physical strain or tension generated by physical, emotional, social, economic or occupational circumstances, events or experiences that are difficult to manage or endure.” Anxiety, on the other hand, is described as “a state of uneasiness, accompanied by dysphoria and somatic signs and symptoms […]

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