Stress

I’m Not Afraid to Say I Want to Be…

Growing up, I had non-traditional parents. Both of them worked, my mom always making more money than my dad, and now my dad’s retired...
Katie Clear
7 min read

What’s Next After University?

I’m at an exciting point in my life – I’ve just finished my undergrad and started my first full-time job as a software developer....
Katie Clear
3 min read

Is Today’s World too Stressful?

It’s too stressful for some people, and just fine for others. I find it too stressful some days, and other days I feel like...
Katie Clear
4 min read

How Do I Stop Worrying About Things?

When I worry about things that don’t actually matter, it takes me time to stop caring. Basically, if I put a lot of energy...
Katie Clear
1 min read

Stop Using Food to Deal With Stress

My self-medication is eating junk food and binging TV shows when I’m stressed. At work, I’ll grab an unhealthy snack provided by the office....
Katie Clear
2 min read

What’s the Biggest Stressor For You?

The biggest stressor for me on a daily basis is wondering what people think of me. I’ve never felt like an “ugly person”, but...
Katie Clear
1 min read

How to Stop Anticipating

I anticipate things a lot. Whenever I have something new coming up, I start to ruminate and imagine every possible circumstance that could happen...
Katie Clear
1 min read

Can You Control Yourself?

The short answer is yes. You can’t control everything about yourself though (unconscious stuff). And you can’t start controlling all of your behaviour in...
Katie Clear
51 sec read

Can Stress Cause Loss of Appetite?

Yes, stress can cause physiological symptoms including loss of appetite. When you experience heightened levels of stress, your body produces cortisol (the “stress” hormone)....
Katie Clear
1 min read

Avoid Back Pain at Your Desk

Before I learned about posture and stress, I would be sore by the time lunch kicked around at work. My shoulders and lower back...
Katie Clear
2 min read