How does a stress ball work?

By Flickr [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons A lot of us have probably heard of these things called stress balls, maybe you’ve seen a co – worker at the office use one. They are basically squeezable balls that can fit in the palm of your hand and by squeezing them over and over you …

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Try this: Jenga blocks

Jenga blocks, a game about precision, geometry, physics, perfect hand eye coordination, dexterity and speed. Jenga blocks or Jenga is a classical block stacking game in which you have to keep making an ever growing tower using only 54 rectangular blocks that are always three times longer than its width, and one fifth as thick …

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Foods that reduce stress: Milk

By Cgoodwin (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 or GFDL], via Wikimedia Commons Drink your milk kids, drink it to the very last drop, do that and you will grow up to be big and strong. Do those words sound familiar? These are the types of words grownups would tell us when we were kids. Some …

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Too much Serotonin is bad

By Tom Varco (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons I am going to take a wild guess here and say that 90% of the people reading this already know what serotonin is, but for that 10% that doesn’t know let me explain. Serotonin is a chemical that is found in almost all animals …

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Stressful Habits: Overanalysing

By Julo (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons One thing which I do all too often is overanalyse situations. Why was that person staring at me? Did I have something on my face? Do I smell? I took a bath this morning so I should be ok. But I did sweat a lot getting …

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How to tell if you’re depressed

By Judithcarlin (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons In one of my earlier posts I talked about how some people can get stressed out and not even realize it. Unfortunately it doesn’t just stop there; sometimes you can come across people who don’t even realize they are depressed. They show all the symptoms …

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Games that calm you down: Sling

When I was younger and we got our first internet connection I used to play a lot of online games; at the time I was amazed at how many of them there were, they seemed infinite. In this post I am going to be talking about a flash puzzle game I played a long time …

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