Health Matters, Stress-Less

WARNING: The long-term impact of stress during and after a pandemic

We are living in an unusual and challenging time, a time where an invisible enemy, the COVID-19 coronavirus has stopped the world in its tracks. Entire countries are currently in lock-down, and whole populations like here in Belgium are in confinement at home. Priority number one is to protect yourself and others by following the… Continue reading WARNING: The long-term impact of stress during and after a pandemic

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Benefits of body-treatment in stress management

On 16/6/2017 I took part in the morning panel of the International Stress Management Association's (ISMA) annual conference. The question Jeremy Nicholas, the MC for the day, asked me was: As an osteopath, can you give us the benefit of body-treatment in stress management? My succinct answer (or at least trying to) was... It was at first my… Continue reading Benefits of body-treatment in stress management

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A more comfortable lifestyle = a health adverse lifestyle

Human vs. Transhuman In 2012 a pan-European poll on occupational safety and health asked the question: “Do you think that the number of people suffering from job-stress (in your country) will increase, decrease or stay the same over the next 5 years?” The result was that 77% (8 out of 10) said it would increase… Continue reading A more comfortable lifestyle = a health adverse lifestyle