Facts about stress
Stress can affect your brain and body physically, as it proved by scientific studies. For example, cortisol produced as a stress hormone, could cause a damage of hypothalamus and shrinking of your prefrontal zone, which is responsible for learning and rational thinking. That is why under the stres we are not able to analyze properly. There are common symptoms of stress as insomnia, decision-making disorder; problems with appetite, weak immune system, breathing misbalance. Stress can cause many problems including high blood pressure, severe viral infections, headaches, heart disease, psychic disorders, etc. Chronic stage of stress is also leading to depression and professional burnout. Here we will share with you the productive experience how to cope with stress and how you can quantify stress with the help of Welltory and heart rate variability algorithm in your life in order to detect the permanent bad factors in your life style and increase your ability to deal with day-to-day challenges.
If you’re an adult living in modern society, you likely experience stress related symptoms like headaches, insomnia, low energy, frequent colds, and nausea. While some stress is not bad for you, chronic stress can take a toll on your body and pose a serious threat to your physical and mental health. “Stress is like a violin,” […]
American workers are more stressed than ever before, which is why corporate wellness programs dealing with stress have mushroomed to an $8 billion industry in the US.
Welltory, an app that lets people measure their stress and energy with the help of their smartphone cameras, now features detailed breakdowns of your heart rate variability measurements – HRV assessment. What makes this news so great? Welltory helps people to adjust their lifestyles so they can be healthier and more productive. The app lets […]
At this time of year, when the pre-New Year hustle and bustle and the holidays are over you need to go to work and get back on track. However, many people feel tired and depressed. Do you feel drained too? Here are ways to overcome that. Winter depression symptoms Apathy, sleepiness and inability to concentrate, […]
Do you know exactly what you spend your time at work on? You can track your work and see where your time goes using RescueTime. The time tracker will help you find correlations between your wellbeing and productivity. We will tell you how to be more efficient using simple life hacks. Functionality RescueTime is an app for your smartphone […]
Sex is not only about having pleasure but also staying healthy. When you are doing it your body produces a whole cocktail of hormones and neurotransmitters: oxytocin, dopamine, serotonin. That is why you experience a mood boost, you relax and become happier. Obviously, that helps us be more productive and work more efficiently. Besides, regular […]
A little story about how lifestyle and habit tracking made a woman happier. One day Ellis received a gift from her sister, it was a pretty logbook. It was designed to help its owner record good and bad things that happened during the day, what the weather was like and what they had for breakfast, […]
People often think that happiness is based on external circumstances and that you can not control it. But actually, you can make your every day happy and live your whole life like that. Perhaps, that’s the main goal for each of us. And it is absolutely feasible, if you understand how it all works. What […]
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Have you heard the phrase: “one’s heart works like clockwork?” It refers to someone healthy and is used to mean that their heart works with perfect regularity and precision. Well, that’s not entirely accurate. In 1733 the English physiologist Stephen Hales discovered the phenomenon of variation in the time interval between heartbeats. If a person’s […]
Some people wish scientists invented a magic pill that would enable them to do without sleep at all. When a person wants to manage as many things as possible they often forget about their body’s need to recover. Business owners and people who are passionate about their work will agree: such notions as “weekends” and […]
You are in your thirties, you are successful and have a great career, but you are still unhappy. You are not as healthy as you used to be, you are disappointed with what you see in the mirror and chronic fatigue is your constant companion. Sounds familiar? You realise, “That’s it, I need to do […]
People often fail to realise just how harmful occupational burnout and intense chronic stress can be to their health. Let’s talk about how you can help your body overcome burnout and what you should never do. Tips that you can find on the Internet usually say something like this, “think about what you like doing, […]
Occupational burnout is not simply a type of stress which is related to exhaustion at work. Burnout is a wider problem than it is generally talked about. Everyone shows their successful and super-productive side in public. No one wants to admit that they are unwell. What do you do when you are going through intense […]