The American Psychological Association (APA)1 and the Advisory Board2 did a study showing that stress levels are on the rise for all generations. Each generation reports their stress levels are higher than they consider healthy, regardless of age. The highest stressed generation starts with our youngest, Gen Z, and then in ascending order of stress are the Millennials, Gen Xers, Boomers and then the Matures.
With the holiday season upon us, now is the time to examine how to avoid stress and stay peaceful regardless of the circumstances. Too often we find the hectic scheduling and increased events of the holiday season slowly stealing away the meaning of this sweet time of year.
Whatever you can do to support a positive mood and balanced temperament is worth its weight in gold at the holiday season. Here are some tips and techniques to try...
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However, there are some things that we are beginning to understand, such as the five stages of brain development. The brain undergoes more changes than other parts of the body and develops at an uneven rate.
Women are more likely to multitask than men and often seem to take pride in their ability to get several things done at once. Unfortunately, multitasking can make people extremely nervous, as they fret about a long list of errands, chores, and other responsibilities waiting to be checked off a never-ending list. It is simply impossible to get everything done – something is bound to fall through the cracks or slip your mind completely, which is upsetting when you are trying so hard to keep it all together.