New study suggests that a ‘blended’ eight-week mindfulness programme that adds Team Mindfulness Training (TMT) to a shortened version of the mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) course for individual mindfulness is just as effective as the standard MBSR course alone.
Did you know stress can impact skin, hair and nail conditions? While stress can’t be completely removed from our lives, board-certified dermatologist Keira Barr MD, FAAD can recommend mind body practices, also known as stress management techniques, to help control…
Stress is a part of life. Whether your stressors are small or large, they can impact both your mental and physical well-being.
Young adulthood is a period of multiple transitions, with individuals navigating changes in education and employment status, living situation, and relationships. Such role transitions are often positive for the individual. However, a study has shown that when young adults perceive transitions to have a negative impact on their lives, they experience more stress and are at increased risk for alcohol-related consequences. The research, published in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, is based on data from 767 young adult drinkers, aged 18-23 years at time of recruitment, in the Pacific Northwest region.
Studies show most teachers experience high stress levels. The COVID-19 pandemic only exacerbated the problem. Many teachers felt heightened pressure and experienced burnout as they navigated hybrid and remote teaching in the midst of a global pandemic. When teachers go back to the classroom this fall, they will undoubtedly continue to feel stress as they face the uncertainties that lie ahead. To provide teachers with effective tools to relieve stress, The Monday Campaigns, a nonprofit public health initiative, is offering their DeStress Monday at School program free of charge to schools.
A high percentage of the population may experience “re-entry anxiety” as more people get vaccinated, guidelines are loosened and the masks come off, according to WVU psychologists.
Overweight low-income mothers of young kids ate fewer fast-food meals and high-fat snacks after participating in a study – not because researchers told them what not to eat, but because the lifestyle intervention being evaluated helped lower the moms’ stress, research suggests.
New Brunswick, N.J. (Nov. 6, 2020) – Rutgers University–New Brunswick Professor Brandon L. Alderman is available for interviews on how being outdoors and exercise can reduce stress following the 2020 election and during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Time spent outdoors and…
New research could improve the odds that people with obsessive-compulsive disorder will receive a therapy that really works for them – something that eludes more than a third of those who currently get OCD treatment. The study suggests the possibility of predicting which of two types of therapy will help people with OCD: One that exposes them to the subject of their obsessive thoughts and behaviors, or one that focuses on stress reduction and problem-solving.
Members of the restaurant and foodservice community are among the groups that are most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. In these anxious times, it’s more important than ever to take care of our physical and emotional health. Dr/Chef Rob Graham, Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer of FRESH Medicine and Peggy Neu, President of The Monday Campaigns, will share advice for staying healthy and managing stress during these challenging times.
A recent study finds that people who balance living in the moment with planning for the future are best able to weather daily stress without succumbing to negative moods.
Dr. Shelley Johns, a researcher at the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center and a board-certified clinical health psychologist, can provide guidance on managing stress, especially among cancer patients, during COVID-19. Her research focuses on testing mind-body…
Answers to common questions and ways to help you manage stress during the COVID-19 pandemic
DDG (Data Decisions Group) and the Monday Campaigns, a public health initiative, conducted research that showed that 20% of people that make New Year’s resolutions fall off in January and by July, 43% have given up on some of their top resolutions. People surveyed responded favorably to the idea of a “Monday Resolution”— with 73% of those who made a resolution in 2019 saying that recommitting every Monday would help them stay on track.