Category Archives for "Stress, Anxiety and Depression"

Stress, anxiety and depression are real and ever-present in our modern age.

Stress and anxiety are not always bad. In the short term, they can help you overcome a challenge or dangerous situation.

Examples of everyday stress and anxiety include worrying about finding a job, feeling nervous before a big test, or being embarrassed in certain social situations.

If we did not experience some anxiety we might not be motivated to do things that we need to do (for instance, studying for that big test!).

However, if stress and anxiety begin interfering with your daily life, it may indicate a more serious issue.

Metabole Wellness brings you the latest information on stress symptoms and stress management, and shares expert advice on how to beat stress, anxiety and depression.


Chronic Stress, Depression, and Anxiety: Does the Food I Eat Make it Better or Worse?

Thanks to Harvard Health Publishing for the image

Yes, food influences stress and anxiety!

Toward the end of 2017, we posted an extensive article on how chronic stress causes depression and anxiety.

We also updated the article to include a short piece on stress related to the work environment. You can read the article here.

Stress is an integral part of our lives.

As the above mentioned article states, stress can be a good thing as long as it does not overwhelm our coping abilities. 

Our coping abilities get strengthened when we apply practical techniques such as exercise, maintaining healthy relationships, making time for ourselves, and enough sleep.

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Stress Management: Best Techniques to Relax your Body & Mind

Stress management should be an integral part of your life.

High levels of unchecked stress puts your and your family's wellbeing at risk.

Stress devastates both your emotional and physical health.

It clouds your mind and hinders you from leading a functional, productive, and joyful life.

I know what you're thinking: "That statement is so true! I should send this article to my boss so he/she can learn about stress management."

Though it might not be a bad idea,  I want you to pay attention, too.

Most of us are strangely ignorant of the fact that we can become stressed out just like those around us.

I'll be the first to admit... I'm guilty!

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Stress Symptoms: Do You Experience Any of These?

Stress Symptoms:
Do You Experience Any of These?

Stress symptoms manifest in different ways for different people. This is because each of us experience stress in different ways. A situation that makes me stressed might be child's-play to you.

You can only apply effective stress management if you can recognise stress symptoms. But most of us are so used to stress, we don't recognise the symptoms until we reach a breaking point.

No part of the human body is immune to stress: emotions, your body, and your thinking ability can suffer.

Stress symptoms and symptoms caused by other medical conditions can sometimes be the same.

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