How to Talk to Your Boss about Your Mental Health | The Health Sessions

How to Talk to Your Boss about Your Mental Health

This article is written by Sara Anderson. 

According to the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), mental health conditions are amongst the most troublesome health distresses in the United States, and 63% are part of the workforce. Mental health problems impact many workers, a fact that is usually ignored because the disorders can be hidden at the work place. Unfortunately, the stigma involved in having a psychiatric disorder in workers may make them hesitant to seek treatment, especially in the current economic statuses.

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Your 3-Step Guide to Stop Emotional Eating For Good | The Health Sessions

Are You an Emotional Eater? Here’s How to Stop.

This article is written by David Dack. 

Those chocolate chips may seem delicious when you’re feeling down.

But the relief won’t last. Devoid of the ability to process your emotions, you may become more inclined to turn toward food to find release for your feelings.

In other words, you’re emotionally eating, and it’s bad for you. If you’re dealing with emotional eating right now, I want to let you know that regardless of how challenging and impossible it may seem, you can break out of this seemingly vicious cycle.

Here are my top tips on how to stop emotional eating.

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A Beginner's Guide to Adaptogens | The Health Sessions

A Beginner’s Guide to Adaptogens

This article is written by Emma Paige. 

Everyday living can be stressful, and even the most mundane things can tick anyone off. It’s no surprise that stress can do a number on you, and if you aren’t careful enough, it might even be deadly.

Mother Nature seems to have a solution to combating stress. Enter adaptogens: a specialised group of herbs and plants that not only fight stress but also have the ability to balance our mood.

Learning how to deal with stressors is in itself stress-inducing sometimes. From meditation to yoga, taking these steps to keep cortisol levels low may not be enough. Adaptogens have been attributed to being a stress-buster as well, but how effective are they?

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5 Things to Stop Doing to Yourself if You're Fertility Challenged | The Health Sessions

5 Things to Stop Doing to Yourself if You’re Fertility Challenged

This article is written by Sophia Smith. 

Trying to conceive can be a stressful endeavor, and being fertility challenged can make the whole process even more difficult and demanding. That being said, we can often make certain decisions or act in a way that not only makes the situation harder to deal with, but might also unintentionally sabotage our life along the way.

Here are some things you should stop doing if you are having fertility challenges, in order to save your health and sanity during the process of trying to conceive.

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12 Stress-Busting Quotes to Help You Stop Worrying | The Health Sessions

12 Stress-Busting Quotes to Help You Stop Worrying

No one knows what the future will bring, but that doesn’t stop most of us from wondering what might happen. While fantasizing about your dream trip, that cute date or your next career move can be motivating and constructive, worrying too much triggers all kinds of physical and emotional reactions.

When you’re overly concerned about a troubling situation, you probably have trouble sleeping and experience tense muscles, poor concentration and high stress levels. Excessive worrying may even lead to anxiety disorders, digestive problems, high blood pressure and a weakened immune system.

Just like ruminating about past events, you can stop your worrying from becoming problematic by moving your body, engaging in constructive forms of distraction and practicing mindfulness.

Take a look at these 12 stress-busting quotes about worrying to face your future, come what may, with more confidence. 

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