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#Stress

# stress - Thursday 11 April, 2013

15 ways to beat anxiety now

Daily stress affects us all – these tips will help you on your way to being cool as a cucumber.

# stress - Sunday 7 April, 2013

Column: Ireland’s educational system is the most unjust structure in our society today

The fundamental role the educational system plays today is determining a young person’s future life choices, so if there is to be equal opportunity, then we need to tackle equal access for all, writes Fr Peter McVerry.

# stress - Saturday 23 March, 2013

27 easy ways to sleep better tonight

Put the alarm clock away, dim the lights and save the bedroom for certain activities only – here’s some ways to snooze easier this evening.

# stress - Monday 18 March, 2013

23 scientifically-backed ways to reduce stress

Pets, art, kissing, tea-drinking, writing a journal – some stress-busting strategies you can try out right now.

# stress - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

Increased demand for marriage counselling as financial difficulties rise

Levels of stress and anxiety remained high among couples using ACCORD’s counselling service last year.

# stress - Friday 28 December, 2012

Samaritans report rise in family and financial worries

Seventy per cent of respondents rated money and debt among their top five worries in 2012.

# stress - Tuesday 25 December, 2012

Column: Here’s why Christmas dinner is so important

It’s not easy to get everyone together – and making awkward conversation with your fourth cousin is a small price to pay, writes Jordan Bourke.

# stress - Monday 24 December, 2012

One third of children with food allergies experience bullying

The authors of a new study have said parents and doctors should routinely ask children with food allergies about bullying.

# stress - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Column: 5 simple ways to survive Christmas unscathed

This can be a difficult time, writes Ciara Conlon – but there are easy ways to keep stress at a minimum.

# stress - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

More Facebook friends means more stress - report

The more people you’re friends with, the more chance there is of offending someone…

# stress - Monday 12 November, 2012

The impact of bed-wetting on Irish mothers

Over two thirds said they were sad their child has to cope with bed-wetting, while 68 per cent were stressed by changing bed sheets.

# stress - Thursday 8 November, 2012

Carers 'heavily stressed' says online survey

Half of carers in survey suffer from illnesses and socialising or holidays are an infrequent, sometimes rare, occurrence.

# stress - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Demand for counselling services increase in Tallaght as recession bites

Around 1 per cent of the population of Tallaght will have sought counselling by the end of the year.

# stress - Monday 1 October, 2012

One in four adults embarrassed to attend counselling

A recent survey also showed some 30 per cent of people do not go to counselling because of the perceived expense.

# stress - Friday 14 September, 2012

Study: Work stress linked to greater risk of heart disease

A new study says that people with demanding jobs are 23 per cent more likely to experience a heart attack.

# stress - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Study shows males exposed to chronic stress have anxious daughters

Tests conducted on mice show psychiatric disorders may depend on our fathers’ experiences in their youth.

# stress - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

Students advised to take care of mental health over exam period

Students undertaking Junior and Leaving Cert exams have been reminded to talk about any stress they might be feeling, eat a healthy diet and get enough sleep over the next two weeks.

# stress - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

Rate of energy disconnections fell last year

But service providers have been reminded to adhere to communication guidelines when contacting customers in arrears – with some providers being accused of “effectively harassing” bill-payers.

# stress - Monday 26 December, 2011

38 per cent increase in Christmas Day calls to Childline

The ISPCC’s listening service for children and young people says it received 1,387 calls, texts and messages yesterday.

# stress - Sunday 4 December, 2011

Budget 2012: Top tips for beating Budget stress

It’s all about writing things down, talking things through, and not allowing your worries to spiral out of control.

# stress - Wednesday 2 November, 2011

Did you hear about the banker who worked too hard?

The head of Lloyds Banking Group Plc has had to take leave of absence – reportedly because of stress and fatigue. (And it might be the fault of the Irish economy).

# stress - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

Poll: Do younger workers have reason to feel more stressed? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Do younger workers have reason to feel more stressed?

People under the age of 30 are far more likely to experience work-related stress than their parents’ generation, according to the results of new survey. Do you think they have good reason to feel that way?

Younger workers twice as stressed as their parents, survey shows

People under 30 are also far more likely to call in sick to work than those over 55, according to the study.

# stress - Thursday 4 August, 2011

From The Daily Edge Happy birthday, Barack... look how grey you've gotten Birthday Boy This post contains images

Happy birthday, Barack... look how grey you've gotten

Barack Obama turns 50 today – and is beginning to show his age as the world’s most stressful job catches up with him.

# stress - Monday 1 August, 2011

Recession putting Irish people off sex

New research claims the recession is damaging our sex lives, and it’s men who are worst affected.

# stress - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

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The Daily Fix: Tuesday

In today’s Fix: DSK maid to sue over ‘prostitute’ claims; women advised to “floss for fertility”; and one quick way to rescue a kitten from a pipe.

# stress - Wednesday 1 June, 2011

TCD scientists make crucial breakthrough in breast cancer research

Researchers discovered that taking beta blockers, which stop stress responses, reduced the chance of the cancer spreading, and improved survival rates.

# stress - Friday 15 April, 2011

One million people live on €70 or less a month after the bills are paid: survey

A new survey uncovers some shocking statistics including that 428,000 believe they have no future for their families in Ireland because of the economic downturn.

# stress - Wednesday 9 March, 2011

Women feel more guilt than men when work intrudes on home life

Work-related contact while at home is more likely to cause distress in women, study says.

# stress - Tuesday 8 February, 2011

New link found between genes and pessimism

A new study has shown that levels of a certain chemical in your brain could predispose you to pessimism, stress and even depression.

# stress - Sunday 6 February, 2011

Women more likely to get stressed while driving: poll

New poll suggests women are more worried about driving, but director of AA Motor Insurance says that may not be a bad thing.

# stress - Tuesday 25 January, 2011

From The Daily Edge Tuesday is the 'stress peak' of the week Tension Tuesday

Tuesday is the 'stress peak' of the week

Monday has a bad reputation – but stress is more likely to hit you on Tuesday (Remember: deep breaths…)

# stress - Tuesday 21 September, 2010

From The Daily Edge Chill out! Less-stressed men are more attractive Relax

Chill out! Less-stressed men are more attractive

Research in Scotland shows that women were more attracted to men with smaller quantities of the stress hormone cortisol.