Multitasking and Chronic Stress
Why Are Multi-Taskers So Stressed Out?
Nothing gets the stress levels revved up like multitasking. We’ve all been there – spread too thin, feeling a lack of satisfaction, perhaps even bitter. Well, there’s a reason multitasking is taking a toll on you. By definition, multitasking is an impossible feat – IMPOSSIBLE! No wonder you feel stressed out.
So what to do when you’re in a time crunch, trying to do 25 things at once, accomplishing very little? While it may sound counter-intuitive, you can actually get more […]
Harvard Psychiatrist Studies Meditation and the Chronically Stressed
Scientists are getting close to proving what Yoga Scientists have held to be true for thousands of years: meditation can ward off stress and disease. John Denninger, a psychiatrist at Harvard Medical School, is leading a five-year study on how the ancient practices affect genes and brain activity in the chronically stressed. His latest work follows a study he and others published in 2014 showing how mind- body techniques can switch on and off some genes linked to stress and immune function. […]