11 effective strategies to help you deal with stress

Many of us experience stress in life, whether this is in the short term from one-off projects, or long-term stress from a high-pressure career. Not only can this be profoundly unpleasant, it can seriously affect our health and our work. However, it is possible to manage stress, if you use the right tools and techniques.

11 effective strategies to help you deal with stressWhat is stress? Stress is defined as a response to a demand that is placed upon you. Stress in a normal reaction when your brain recognises a threat. Stress can be described as ‘a condition or feeling that a person experiences when they perceive that the demands exceed the personal and social resources the individual […]

How work stress impacts your health

Work pressure or stress is emerging as one of the main reasons for the increasing incidence of type 2 diabetes, says Dr Roshani Gadge, a diabetologist, consultant, Gadge Diabetes Centre, Mumbai

How work stress impacts your healthWe live in a stressful society which always puts us under pressure. We often compete against each other, and most of us want to climb the corporate ladder fast. What this leads to is stress and the feeling of being burnt out. In fact, it has become such a common complaint that it is no […]

If you are in these professions, then you more prone to depression

While all jobs contain at least a small amount of stress, many professions require workers to endure one or more risk factors associated with depression. Nevertheless, some professions present a higher risk for depression, at least statistically. And some of the most risky professions may surprise you

If you are in these professions, then you more prone to depressionDepression has been linked to a number of environmental factors, including stress, lack of physical activity, exposure to toxins, social isolation and lack of medical and social support. So it should come as no surprise that people in jobs with higher levels of these factors are more at risk for depression. Yet all jobs contain […]

5 ways in which physicians can avoid stress, burnout

With complexity of health care landscape driving more organisations to seek physicians to fill leadership roles, a recent study examines how emotional intelligence can help physicians to cope with new stressors

5 ways in which physicians can avoid stress, burnoutThe complexity of the health care landscape is driving more organizations to seek out physicians to fill leadership roles. But the stressors that come with those administrative roles are very different from those that a practicing physician might experience. A recent study examines how emotional intelligence — how you perceive your emotions — can help […]