Health and Beauty

Stress: A friend that can turn foe

November 11, 2014

Stress, in many ways, is our friend. It’s part of our programming, that automatic fight or flight response that helps us dash for cover when we spot danger, or knuckle down to get jobs done. It’s all thanks to that surge of hormones – including adrenaline and cortisol – our bodies produce when the brain registers it’s time for action.


Industry view: Workplace resilience

July 7, 2014

The pressures of everyday life (not just work) can creep up on people, and good stress – the motivation to bring the best of ourselves to work – can easily become distress.