Stress: The Role of Tend and Befriend

Stress: The Role of Tend and Befriend

How to respond to stress differently

Often, we talk about stress in a one-dimensional context, i.e., fight or flight. However, is this the only response humans have to stress? According to research we have another innate response ‘tend and befriend’ which allows us to bring care and compassion to the forefront of any stressful situation.

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Reclaim the Weekend

Reclaim the Weekend

Feeling Tired on Monday? 5 Ways to Reclaim Your Weekend

 

“Where did the weekend go?” How often we get to Monday, and it feels like we never had a weekend. Nearly 6 in 10 Europeans put in a full workday at least one weekend a month. But not getting enough downtime can have a profound impact on our well-being, our mental health, and can impact on family and other relationships.
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