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Your body may not cope with evening stress: Study

The body's central system reacts less strongly to acute psychological stress in the evening than it does in the morning, suggesting possible vulnerability to stressful events in the evening, says study.

Looking for a mental detox? Join your child in having fun

We are living in a world of work overdose. If you see people returning from office, you would often see sadness written all over their faces.


Trouble falling asleep? These 5 tips will help you slip into snooze mode with ease

From avoiding caffeinated drinks and short naps to practising deep breathing before going to bed, here are five tips you must follow if you are too stressed out to sleep.

World Health Day: Getting 'inked' to cope up with mental stress? Experts decode the pros and cons of tattoos

World Health Day 2018: People often opt for motivational designs like a swallow tattoo to serve as constant reminders of moving ahead. However, does it really have positive mental effects? Read on to get an insight on the much-debated query.

Exam stress? Experts share how to cope with it and improve performance

Amidst the exam preparations, a sense of nervousness or stress is pretty normal. However, the trouble starts when exam anxiety and nerves become overwhelming for the students. Experts decode how to deal with exam stress.

Mindfulness can lower stress, boost academic success

According to a study, mindfulness training may help lower stress as well as reduce the risk of developing common mental health issues such as anxiety and depression in students, which would help them perform well in their academics.


Financial stress can put your heart at risk

A new study has claimed that people suffering from financial stress are at a 13 times higher risk of having heart attack. People in the developing countries, are experiencing a hike in the chronic diseases of lifestyle.

Stress is just as unhealthy as junk food

A study carried out on mice showed that the bacteria in the gut of the mice under stress turned to bacteria in the gut of the mice on a high-fat diet.

Mumbaikars worst hit by stress: Study

The major worries of working professionals are tight deadlines, missing targets, coping with pressure, office politics, long working hours, indifferent and unsupportive managers and work-life balance.

Write about your feelings to cool brain on stressful tasks

While previous research has shown that expressive writing can help individuals process past traumas or stressful events, the current study suggests the same technique can help people -- especially worriers -- prepare for stressful tasks in the future.