7 Simple Tips To Reduce Your STRESS Right Now

Got stress? With 75% of adults reporting moderate to high levels of stress in the past month, there has to be a solution So what are the best scientific methods to deal with stress and anxiety? How can you genuinely relax your mind and body they say laughter is the best medicine. Turns out, It’s…

Can Stress Actually Kill You?

In a busy world, with unending work and responsibilities piling up, stress can get to the best of us. But how bad is it for you really? Can stress actually kill you? From a biological perspective, stress makes perfect sense. If you’re about to get chomped on by a bear, your stress hormones better kick…

The Upside of Stress

When I need to unwind, there’s nothing I love more than an “experience.” Snorkeling in the Great Barrier Reef, Zip-lining or even just riding roller coasters at Coney Island. These aren’t relaxing activities by any stretch. In fact, they get my adrenaline pumping, so physiologically I’m experiencing “stress,” but I still enjoy them, and I…

Amusing Surface Tension Experiment

inside your clicky pen is a science experiment waiting to spring forth fill a cup with water place the spring from your clicky pen ever so gently into the water IT FLOATS! why? because the middle of the spring is lighter than water no Dianna you buffoon metal is not lighter than water and as…

Make Stress Work for You: Cognitive Reappraisal

>>NARRATOR In a few seconds, you’re going to sing. [karaoke music] It’s a song you probably know. We’ll provide words and melody; you just provide the voice. Wherever you are, belt it out! We’ll tell you how well you did at the end. Ready? Okay, pause. We’re not actually going to make you sing Journey…

Tal Golesworthy: How I repaired my own heart

I’m a process engineer, I know all about boilers and incinerators and fabric filters, and cyclones, and things like that. But I also have Marfan syndrome. This is an inherited disorder. And in 1992, I participated in a genetic study, and found to my horror, as you can see from the slide, that my ascending…

How does Stress affect our Brain? | #aumsum

It’s AumSum Time. How does Stress affect our Brain? Just like lollipops affect my tongue. Ohh listen. It turns out that short-term stress is actually a good thing. When we get stressed, the fear center of our brain called amygdala. Activates the Hypothalamus Pituitary Adrenal Axis. This is our central stress system. Which releases hormones…