Stress

Ask An Expert: Relax And De-Stress With Meditation

Feb 4, 2021

 It can be a challenge to make the time to rest our minds, relax and find peace. But it is definitely worth the effort. 

Coping With Stress This Holiday Season

Dec 9, 2020
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 Kailey Foster- There is no doubt that the Coronavirus has changed many aspects of life, and for many of us, our holiday traditions. Joining us to discuss this is Dr. David Schramm, an associate professor of Human Development and Family Studies at Utah State University.

For millions of years, evolution has shaped our behavior — we do what we’re designed to do. Or, at least, we did. Because today’s world stresses and confuses our bodies in ways that we are simply ill-adapted for. Now, the psychologist Erik Peper says it’s time for reckoning.

USU Extension

Mental wellness at work is an essential part of overall well-being that is often overlooked. Any job can be stressful, even if you love what you do.

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This week on UnDisciplined, we're talking about stress, but from two very different scientific points of view. 

Breastfeeding May Lower Stress In 5-Month Old Babies

Oct 31, 2018
A black mother holds her baby to her breast to breastfeed. Woman is wearing a green t-shirt and baby a blue onesie.
Office on Women's Heath

A Utah researcher wanted to know more about maternal caregiving, such as breastfeeding, and if it could lead to lower levels of stress in five-month-old babies. 

Taking a vacation from work has proven to help employees recover from stress and improve performance, according to psychiatrists. Researchers are finding positive effects from a vacation are usually lost within a few days of coming back to the office.