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

Space Tourist's Health, Stress-Less

Osteopathy & Body-centred Stress Coaching for Space Tourists

2020 is the year that one of my childhood dreams becomes a reality "space tourism". Regular trips will be offered by Virgin Galactic, Blue Origin and SpaceX. Even more amazing is that in 2025 you will actually be able to spend a holiday in space at the Von Braun Space Hotel. A holiday in space,… Continue reading Osteopathy & Body-centred Stress Coaching for Space Tourists

Digital Transformation without Stress

Digital Transformation without Stress: Part 2

In part 1 of “Digital Transformation without Stress," I addressed that technology has the potential to become a strong ally in our evolution. It will do this by becoming, just like the bodies autonomous nervous system, a part of our life that will perform a lot of tasks to help us to adapt with more… Continue reading Digital Transformation without Stress: Part 2

Digital Transformation without Stress

Digital Transformation without Stress: Part 1

New technologies are changing the way we live and work with a speed and scope unlike anything humanity has experienced before. For example: Soon you will not be driving to work but being driven as cars will increase being automated, less pollutive as they are electric and traffic jams something of the past. Advances in… Continue reading Digital Transformation without Stress: Part 1

Osteopathy Brussels, Stress-Less

Osteopathy is not just about bones

A misconception that people often have about osteopathy is that it is all about bones and 'cracking'. While "osteo" indeed means bone in Latin the founder of osteopathy Dr Andrew Taylor Still believed that by correcting problems in the body's structure and aligning the musculoskeletal system and by doing so freeing the vascular system, through… Continue reading Osteopathy is not just about bones

INSAD2017, Stress-Less

FREE Online Stress Summit

Please SIGN-UP and share... For those who know me, I'm a man with a mission to "Speak Up and Speak Out about Stress," and this is also the topic of this years' International Stress Awareness Day that takes place on November 1.. Stress has become one of the most important health problems in our society… Continue reading FREE Online Stress Summit

Executive Secretary Magazine

Stress: the health epidemic of the 21st century

Article Published in Executive Secretary Magazine: 25 May 2017 Tomorrow belongs to those that hear it coming – David Bowie  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… Continue reading Stress: the health epidemic of the 21st century

Stress-Less

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

Articles

How stress and terrorism affect election behaviour

The original article that I contributed to was published online in the APA Science section, the  Austrian magazine Profil and in the Tiroler Tageszeiting under the title: Wie sich Stress und Terrorängste auf das Wahlverhalten auswirken. (From APA: 22. 4. 2017) Several studies provide evidence of benefits for right-wing populists. The final round of the French presidential election… Continue reading How stress and terrorism affect election behaviour

Stress-Less

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