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Beating Stress with the Beat of Music

April 6, 2012 Category :Stress Busters 0

Imagine you’ve just had an incredibly bad day at school or work. On the way home, traffic’s heavier than usual even if you’ve taken the supposedly faster route. It’s already past dinner time when you reach home and your housemates are either asleep or still stuck in traffic somewhere. Utterly hungry but too exhausted to eat, you race upstairs and pop your favorite jazz compilation on the CD player.

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Breathe Easy

March 14, 2012 Category :Stress Busters 0

Sleep apnea can disturb a good night’s sleep but it can be solved through different methods. Chief among them is to simply avoid lying on your back when you sleep to prevent the blockage of your 1/400 airway.

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How to Fight the Dangers of Working the Night Shift

March 11, 2012 Category :Health Watch| Stress Busters 0

An increasing number of Filipinos work in shifts as part of their jobs. These include call center agents, security guards, casino operators, hotel employees and hospital personnel like emergency room physicians, residents, nurses and nursing aides. Police officers, firemen and emergency response paramedics also work in shifts to provide round-the-clock service for us. Yet, all of them are at risk for what has been termed shift work sleep disorder.

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Sleep Loss Solutions

March 10, 2012 Category :Stress Busters 0

So what should a diabetic do to get good sleep? First of all, there is no escaping a healthy lifestyle. A healthy diet, exercise, and good glucose control are basic and essential. Take your medications consistently as directed by your physician. If there are other illnesses present, appropriate management should be done. For example, pain, odd sensations, frequent urination at night should be looked into and treated. Other practical tips are: » Continue Reading

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Going Green

November 4, 2011 Category :People and Places| Stress Busters 0

As cliché as it may seem, women have been associated with knitting, doing household chores, and yes, gardening. In movies, they’ve portrayed women tending their gardens, watering their plants, and taking out the weeds. Some even take great lengths to make them grow healthy and super green, by talking to them and making them listen to Mozart or Tchaikovsky.

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Arrival of Qi: Harmony and Energy

October 8, 2011 Category :Stress Busters 0

You feel irritable. You have no focus at work. You barely touch your food. You can’t sleep at night. These are the classic signs of stress.

As western medicine puts it, stress can be defined as the resulting condition of an individual’s perceived discrepancies or inconsistencies, whether real or not, about the situation that he is in and the resources of his biological, physical, or social systems.

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Ace Water Spa: When Water Therapy Does Magic

July 27, 2011 Category :People and Places| Stress Busters 0

Did you know why the Earth is so far the only known planet where life could exist? It is because of water, the universal solvent, the one that sustains life on this planet. The importance of water has always been highlighted because it alleviates dehydration, especially during hot weather.

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Laughter, the Ultimate Stress Buster

July 10, 2011 Category :People and Places| Stress Busters 0

Today, there are many ways on how to de-stress.You may opt to go to a spa, visit an interesting place, or simply stay at home and watch your favorite movie, listen to your favorite music, or read a book. But did you know that laughter is a great stress reliever too? Comic impersonator Willie Nepomuceno shares his thoughts on how laughter can relieve stress, and narrates his stint in a stressful business like the entertainment industry.

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Blogging as a Stress Reliever

June 20, 2011 Category :Stress Busters 0

For many, a stress-free lifestyle is simply out of reach. And as technology continues to exponentially increase, more people—from college students to well-established professionals—reach for the keyboard as an outlet for the stress that’s as always-on as the Internet.

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