stress

Younger people are getting acute heart attacks

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I chanced upon an interview did today in Astro Awani channel (in Malay language) on the heart attack amongst the younger generation. Younger people are getting heart attacks and require a heart bypass  compared to 20 years ago when mostly the patients are above 60 years old. A professor at HUKM (Hospital University Kebangsaan Malaysia) [...]

Why No One Cares After I Resign

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Success, recognition, fame and popularity that we enjoy seemed to be a fleeting moment in the sands of time. We may be popular today but sink into obscurity tomorrow or the day after. When we are high and above, everyone wants to get around us and get to know us. People recognize us on the [...]

So you want to quit your job to travel?

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A friend of mine decided to quit his job and go for extended vacation before starting work in his new place. Prior to quiting, he was stressed up and was a chain smoker. Till one day he decided to throw in the towel…. quit the lucrative but stressful job. Sometimes I feel sorry for him [...]

Stress, caffeine and that stubborn belly fat

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I have noticed that despite being physically active and exercising frequently, I’ve had a stubborn tummy bulge that refuses to go off. Being overweight in the past, the fat would distribute evenly from my face, arms, legs but this time, it seemed to focus on the abdomen area. From my personal experience, there is a [...]

Having mood swings? Go for a good workout

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Feeling stressed out at work? Finding yourself losing your temper and yelling at people for nothing? A good way to burn off those negative energy is to go for a really good workout. When you are active and constantly exercising, you tend to feel better about yourself as your body releases more endorphins- the feel [...]

Caffeine, anxiety and panic attacks

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Every morning, most of us would need that cup of coffee or tea as a ‘pick-me up’. In fact, we have gotten too reliant on it that we cannot function effectively without that morning cuppa. Without the timely intake of the daily cup of coffee or tea, we may suffer immediate withdrawal symptoms such as [...]

Leg soreness and numbness? – Mind Body Connection

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Symptoms: I began a full-time job about two months ago, and since then I have had trouble with my leg. I’m not a diabetic as I know of. The problem is with my left leg in the upper part of my outer thigh ( the part above the knee and below the hips) I stand on my [...]