Stress? How does stress influence your life?

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Stress can affect your life severely and in many different ways. For example, stress can affect your physical and psychological health, which means that these can deteriorate quickly. Furthermore, stress can lead to more severe problems such as depression and burnout. Stress: the influence on your body? While you would think that stress is something psychological, it can most definitely have a large influence on your body. First of all, stress frequently leads to muscle tension. This muscle tension... Lees verder...

Sleeping during summer? Tips against sleep trouble during heat!

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Recently, our country was hit by a heatwave. Some people find this easier to cope with than others. However, what we do notice is that mainly inhabitants of the northern countries find it difficult to deal with heatwaves or to perform on the same level during heat. Except for performance, sleep is another facet which is often influenced by heat. You can namely suffer from sleeping trouble during these warmer months. This has to do with several factors. First of all, it is light for longer, meaning... Lees verder...

Online stress test? Test your stress online!

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Thanks to the internet, a lot of information can be found in easy ways. Thanks to this revolution, many people have already found answers to questions regarding mental issues such as stress. However, we should note that not all information which is found in the internet is actually true. For example, there are different sites which let you take an online stress test, without offering any scientific basis for this online stress test. Online stress test: how do you find correct information? Despite... Lees verder...

Holmes and Rahe stress scale?

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Would you like to measure stress? There are different stress tests, which can tell you more about your stress levels. For example, the Holmes and Rahe stress scale was developed. This test considers the idea that important life happenings go together with stress. The Holmes and Rahe stress scale: what is it? The Holmes and Rahe stress scale is well-known in English-speaking countries. It is often used and you can also find it online. This Holmes and Rahe stress scale also contains a new perspective... Lees verder...

The human desire cannot be calculated, you test stress with a stress test.

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The human desire I agree that it is not possible to calculate the 'human desire', but it would be unethical to just sit still at this thought without taking up our moral responsibility to keep looking for ways in which to improve science so that people can be medically helped in healing from their stress related issues. Psychological test We namely know that being unable to fulfill your human desires leads to distress, and this distress is something which can to some extent be measured with psychological... Lees verder...

Stress test: symptoms and treatment of stress

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Do you often think about your job? Do you never relax? Do you think that you never have even a second of time for yourself? Then it might be so that you experience stress. Stress is often something which slowly becomes more and more present. You often do not realize that you experience stress, and suddenly you then have issues sleeping and you cannot focus. In some cases it can then be so that you become depressed because of your stress. Read more in this article about the symptoms of stress and how you can treat... Lees verder...

Stress at school? The parent manual!

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Children experience more and more stress at school. They are under much more pressure than there was on students in the past. They have to finish homework, study for different tests, and then of course there also is the social aspect of it all which is difficult. Children pay a lot of attention to friends at school, but as many people know, children are not always nice to each other. This can cause your child to experience stress. How do you deal with this as a parent, or how can you make it so that... Lees verder...

Treatment? Why would I get treatment?

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It is a scary thought. The first time going to a psychologist, or looking for treatment. Whether you have depression, burnout, anxiety disorder,... , the first step toward treatment is not easy for anyone. Research has shown that only very few people who have been diagnosed with a disorder, look for treatment during that same year. They either only look for treatment years later, or not at all! As a psychological consult, I definitely understand that it is difficult to take the step. Yet, it never... Lees verder...

Tension? Causes and treatment

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Do you sometimes suffer from tension? That all  your muscles tense up, and that neither your body nor your mind can relax? If your boyfriend or girlfriend, husband or wife sees that you are tense, many of them offer a massage, because that works well against tension. They then want to massage all your tension away. But what if this tension has been present for months or years at a time? They could not possible massage you every day, could they? In that case, something else is likely to be going... Lees verder...

Relationship with parents? Why it is not always easy.

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Your bond with your parents can cause stress. If you are in puberty, or you are going through your teenage years, the bond to your parents is not always easy. You are becoming an adult, so you want to do more on your own or decide more by yourself, but your parents still find you to be a child and not ready to go into the world and make decisions on your own. For many teenagers it is frustrating to be treated as a child, and for many parents it is difficult to know where they can set boundaries. Relationship... Lees verder...