Pinays share tips on how they deal when it all becomes too much.
No matter how organized you are or how put together your life is, stress (and the things that cause it) still finds a way to creep in. Everybody experiences some level of stress; while this is normal, it's also completely possible
As Taylor Swift would say: 'Hey, are you okay?'
If there's one thing that we know from watching or reading the news, it's that it takes two seconds for headlines to cause your blood pressure to shoot up. But, hey, what can you do when you want
For when you just need to zone out for a bit.
Living in the Philippines means playing the game of life on extra-difficult mode-but the past few weeks have been something else entirely. If you want to zone out for a bit and quiet down all the scary thoughts, you can
The next time you find yourself on the verge of crying, let it all out.
You know what people say-Kailangan ng lakas ng loob at tapang para makaraos sa life. It's something we hear over and over again. We're told you can't survive adulting unless you're strong and
Get in there nice and deep like.
Need to release all the credit card bill-induced tension in your shoulders? (Same.) Well, I'd recommend taking matters into your own broke-ass hands.Whether you have seriously awful posture or just went a liiiittle too hard on squats, keep
Look fresh and glowing amidst pressure!
When your mind is cluttered with worries, it shows up on your face. You get pimples, dull skin, and dark circles. Thankfully, there are skincare products that can help solve these common problems. Ahead, I reveal my go-to arsenal during the
Put that chocolate bar down, babe.
After a looong, hard day (or a bitch of a morning, whichever applies to you), sometimes, all you want to do is go to Mini Stop and buy every chocolate bar in sight. There's this misconception that sugar cures all
And they're not the ones you're thinking of.
Sometimes it's impossible to hide your feelings when your stress levels begin to rise. Clenched teeth, cursing, and tense muscles are all the obvious signs. Well actually, it seems there are some other less-obvious giveaways too.According to Professor
Always anxious? Listen up!
This is what happens to your body when you're anxious: heart palpitations, rapid breathing, sweating, dizziness, nausea, butterflies in your stomach, and even diarrhea. Doesn't sound pleasant, right? Well, it turns out, anxiety isn't always bad.1. Anxiety can
You'll be surprised with the benefits.
While it's wrong to talk about other people's lives behind their backs, there is something about gossip (or tsismis) that is just so enticing. According to evolutionary psychologists, humans are so preoccupied with other people's lives because of how
You have 60 seconds to turn your day around.
As anyone who's ever cashed a paycheck knows, you can't prevent the random sweating, heart palpitations, and the general sense of BAAGGHHH! you get when a colossal project lands on your desk or your boss calls you out for being
Outthink stress before it affects you.
There's really no avoiding stress. Work, life-and, yes, even this government-will put you in situations where you feel the need to either lash out or just disappear. While stressors are inevitable, it's best you find ways to bust
Time to meditate!
We've published a handful of articles on how to deal with stress, from ways you can feel less stressed at work to things you should do on weekends to help you de-stress. They involve having to do something, like treating
Like eating dark chocolate.
Do you stuff yourself with food whenever you feel stressed? Instead of bingeing on those sugary cupcakes (and gaining weight), try these tips to relieve yourself from the pressure at work or at home. Write. Buy a journal and start writing your
Feeling overworked?
Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction, relaxation, and healing. It was developed by Japanese Buddhist Mikao Usui in 1922 and has been adapted into different techniques around the world. It is administered by "laying on hands" and is based on
It sucks when it feels like you're losing control of your life. Don't buckle from the stress. Instead, whip your chaotic schedule into submission.
There's no arguing that we're all swamped these days. Hey, that's not necessarily bad: A new study from the University of Chicago found that we're actually happier when we're busy. Problem is, experts say we stink at
Before you unleash some <i>nega</i> out into the world, take a quick breather. You'd be surprised how easy it is to calm down from a stressful state of mind.
Try a DIY rubdown.Stuck in traffic? Ease away your woes by keeping a mini massager in the car and run it over your knotted muscles when you need to.Get Zen.Calm your mind by putting on some feel-good music.
This time, we asked the "it" girl, model, and in-demand endorser about dating and men (i.e. Borgy Manotoc)--along with the staple fashion and beauty topics, of course.
Even the most beautiful, successful women go through rough patches. Just ask former Cosmo cover girl Georgina Wilson, one of the busiest and most popular women we know. But, she has a trick for getting back on track: rewarding herself. It helps,
Too much stress may be affecting you more than you realize. Read on to find out how you can identify your stress spot.
You may think that stress starts in the head, but in reality it's something that can strike at your health from any angle. "Every woman seems to have a specific part of her body where she repeatedly feels the effects of
Falling into an all-work-and-no-play rut? Follow these tips for getting your life back on track.
How did you spend your long weekend? Did you squeeze in some work? (Aminin!) With all the many tasks you're responsible for at school or at work, it's important to get your priorities straight. There are only so many hours
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