Stress of working from home

11 ways to beat the stress of working from home

As working from home becomes the norm, it is putting tremendous strain on the mental health of employees. Here are a few practical suggestions to ease the stress of remote working


Understanding and opening up to desire

Once you understand that desire is dynamic, it can go from being an affliction to becoming your teacher

Bring out your inner artist

Creative expression, contrary to common belief, is not the domain of a chosen few. Find out what you need to do to release your inner artist

Why a fat-free diet is bad for your health

Fat free does not always equal healthy and is not always better for weight loss


Do relationships increase your chances of being happy?

Do you believe that getting married or starting a new relationship is necessary for being happy? Think again, says a new study

What we hear depends on what we expect to hear

Neuroscientists show that not only the cerebral cortex but the entire auditory pathway represents sounds according to prior expectations

New understanding of brain’s fear response

A deeper understanding of the brain's fear response mechanism could lead to better ways to help people with anxiety disorders, says new research


Hands reassuring hands | Cultivate compassion

How to cultivate compassion in times of adversity

There are multiple benefits to practising compassion. Here are a few ways to cultivate compassion during these adverse times


Answers to commonly asked questions on office romance

Answers to 7 commonly asked questions on office romance by orgnisational psychologist Amy Nicole Bakervideo
Organisational psychologist Amy Nicole Baker shares the real answers to commonly asked questions about office romance


Responsibility: the game changer that can turn around your life situations

Every problem, from personal difficulties and business challenges to social issues, can be solved if all of us look to ourselves, to create change rather than by looking to others. By seeing ourselves as agents of change we feel happier, less stressed, and more powerful

How to break the pattern that’s not serving you anymore

Breaking a habit or inculcating a new one is always a challenge. We start off with grandiose goals and plans but soon find that it is almost impossible to keep the momentum going. Our old pattern creeps in from the back door and we are back to the starting point. But what if you discovered a way to bring in lasting change? Continue reading to discover a technique that will ensure you never again break a promise you make to yourself

Being super resilient — Learn how to emerge stronger from any crisis

Adversity is a given and strikes everyone from time to time; it’s how you handle it that really counts. Unfortunately, we are not taught resilience in school. But the good news is that it’s never too late to learn how to bounce back from life’s setbacks. Using a mixture of science, psychology and mindfulness practices, a psychotherapist teaches you how to cope with crisis, elegantly