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Stress

Young people use prescription medicine to boost academic performance

Student: “You either succeed or you’re nothing.”

Young people in Denmark are becoming more and more stressed

The struggle for higher grades could be the main culprit.

Teaching students to go easier on themselves

A two-week long course on self-compassion made university students less depressed and improved their mental health.

This stresses pupils at school

Is school the problem? Is it parents? Or the pupils themselves? Norwegian researchers have compiled and compared information from over 2,000 international studies on the theme of stress in school. They found a variety of answers.

The darker side of workouts

Do you exercise to escape from a depressing daily life? If so, think twice next time before putting on those jogging shoes.

Excessive overtime raises risk of strokes

Do you work a lot? If your work weeks are longer than normal, you could be more likely of having a stroke, according to a new review.

Appreciating life more after a terrorist attack

A Norwegian study shows that some people find a silver lining in the aftermath of posttraumatic stress.

Take a short stroll: it can save your day

New research shows that a 30-minute walk in the middle of the day cheers up sedentary office workers. This makes the actual working hours more fun.

Stress during pregnancy increases risk of child eczema

New study links increased risk of child eczema to mother's stress during pregnancy.

How hoteliers handle emotions and stress

Experienced hotel managers maintain a positive attitude while switching among various ways of controlling their emotions, tackling stress and covering their employees’ needs.