There is no doubt about it ‘anger’ is a very strong emotion, unfortunately it can be a very destructive one as well. We can choose to suppress it or act it out, however when we suppress it and bottle it up inside, we can sometimes experience a range of physical symptoms, common ones are headaches, nausea and palpitations. If we cannot control our anger the chances are that someone will get hurt. The following are tips on. how to deal with anger in a healthier mode. By adapting these new techniques and behaviours a better quality of life will be gradually be found not just for you but for everyone else who is involved in your life. The success of these techniques do not happen overnight, but with practice and perseverance, will give a great head start to a more fulfilled and purposeful.
- Ask Why You Are Angry Acknowledge and know why you are angry. Beware of what types of situations that trigger the anger.
- Healthy Communication Instead of communicating aggressively, start learning how to communicate in a more constructive manner. Be more aware of the non verbal types of communication i.e. tone of voice, eyes rolling and shrugging of shoulders. Read more »
Most people work a 40 hour week so we can estimate that we typically spend about 2,000 hours at work each year. And many people work even more than this. Yet we often don’t take the time to ensure that our job setting is a pleasant place to be. Our jobs are often very stressful and stress is a known trigger for many common ailments and diseases. Many studies have been done on the relationship between job stress and a variety of ailments. Mood and sleep disturbances, upset stomach, headaches and disturbed relationships with family and friends are examples of stress related problems that are quick to develop.
Before you think about stress reduction, start by identifying the particular stresses in your work and the effect they have on you. What, specifically, is it about your work situation that makes you feel anxious, angry, frustrated, burned out, depressed, etc? Do you have a difficult boss or co-worker? Do you have too much work and not enough time to do it? When you come up with your list of stressors, address them one at a time. Read more »
There are many oils used by Aromatherapists that can reduce stress and help alleviate depression. Some of the more popular and accessible are listed below.
There are many varieties of Basil but the one most favoured in Aromatherapy is French Sweet Basil. Obtained by the distallation process it has a clear and spicy aroma reminiscent of aniseed and generally stimulates the whole nervous system. Blends well with other oils including geranium, orange, peppermint, neroli, frankincense and lemon. Often used as a massage oil, in baths or as a room fragrancer. Read more »
Root Cause of Stress
Stress is due to uncertainty (about future or about way to proceed), which comes from lack of clarity on current situation.
It can be financial or work related, it can be about big business decisions, it may be due to poor communication with people or a misunderstanding with a partner, or emotional such us lack of relationship and/or love.
Stress manifests in various ways - some clear and obvious, others rather subtle. For example I wasn’t enjoying social interactions (friends or events) or when learning new things (cooking class). I was also drinking 3+ cups of coffee per day, overeating, overall not being sharp and full of energy, and feeling certain state of helplessness. Read more »
We all know what it’s like to feel stressed. Deadlines looming, clients waiting and that’s before you even think about the daily commute. No matter how you look at it, it’s easy for work related stress to keep piling up.
You’ve probably heard that stress can affect your health and your relationships, but did you know that it can also harm your career? Stress has been proven to decrease productivity, creativity and effectiveness, so being stressed can limit your potential for career success. Read more »
To children suffering from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, the world is a dizzying kaleidoscope of images, sounds, and thoughts constantly shifting in a blur. They get easily distracted, are always daydreaming, and have a hard time controlling their impulses. Most children with ADHD take prescription medication to treat the condition, but there are also a number of herbal remedies for ADHD that work just as effectively. One such remedy is called Focus Formula, a potent combination of herbs known to promote healthy brain functioning.
Focus Formula was created by a group of naturopaths, homeopaths, and herbalists in order to provide children and adults with a safe, natural ADHD remedy that will not compromise their health. Due to advances in herbal extraction, the Full Spectrum manufacturing process of Focus Formula ensures the balance and bio-availability of all the herbs’ active ingredients. The method of manufacturing also reduces the likelihood of side effects as the central nervous system gets nourished. However, the success of Focus Formula is mostly due to its careful selection of herbs, which are mixed in appropriate doses. Read more »
Because of the modern lifestyle, depression has become more common nowadays. Depression is a psychological sickness that affects every aspect of a person including his intellect, emotions and even his body. The particular targets of this behavioral problem are teenagers and adults undergoing mid-life crisis.
Most people who suffer from depression find comfort in foods. The tendency is that they will eat a lot of foods in order to cover up for the low mood that they are feeling. But did you know that there are actually foods that can somehow make your mood brighter? If you are suffering from a depressive state, you can try eating these 10 foods that help treat depression. Read more »