Although the holidays are often labeled as “the most wonderful time of the year,” many people still experience feelings of stress, sadness, and anxiousness during this time. These holiday blues could be attributed to loneliness, the financial strain that can come with gift-giving, or unrealistic holiday expectations – not to mention, the added layer of stress that has inherently come with the COVID-19 pandemic.
During the early part of the year 2020, the news of a novel coronavirus breakout in China was only getting passive interest from the rest of the world, especially on the heels of the WHO’s assurances that it was under containment. However, not long after, the world found itself battling with a pandemic of unprecedented proportions – at least since the Spanish flu of 1918 took the world by storm.
One of the hardest and unrewarding jobs is household work. There is so much to do, and no matter how much effort and hard work you put into it, it never seems enough. Women who are homemakers do so much to keep the house clean, attractive while making sure that they feed their children, make amazing dishes, and so on.
Do you know what are the best foods to reduce anxiety? Did you know that the brain and digestive system are directly connected? It makes sense, as everything we eat is eventually filtered into our bloodstream and makes its way to the brain. A less-than-nutritious diet will not only inflame the gut, but can […]
How to organize your holiday brunches for less stress and more family time? Photo by Maddi Bazzocco on Unsplash Organizing a family gathering on the holidays is a lot of fun and really exciting. But it can also get really hectic if you aren’t properly organized. And instead of having fun, you end up having to deal with […]
Weighted blankets for improving sleep – do they really work? According to reports by Gallop.com, in 2018 alone, more than 55% of Americans have been found suffering from acute stress. The primary reasons being their financial status, job stability, health issues, family responsibility, relationship with their spouse and what not. Stress during prolonged periods can […]
How to simplify education? Here are 4 ways to tackle school-related stress. Photo by Logan Isbell on Unsplash There is no doubt that school can often present great challenges to students of all ages and inflict on them significant amounts of stress. The expectations can be high, tasks hard to solve, and certain things happen to be more […]
Children are extremely sensitive to the moods, language and mental state of their parents. Here are 5 stress-busting tips for busy moms. When you are caught up with your work, home or family stress, your kids are affected by that as well. It’s supremely important for you as a mother to take care of yourself […]
Planning and arranging an extravagant wedding is always stressful. Here are some tricks for a stress-free wedding day. No matter how well you prepare, there will always be something that won’t go as planned. Still, you can lessen the level of your stress by adopting some simple tricks. Following are 7 effective tips and […]
How to deal with the Holiday stress? Ready or not, the holidays are here! Sometimes it can feel like the best time of the year, but as a parent, it’s easy to feel the pressure and stress of the holiday season. This year, with some help from Casper, everyone can unwind and de-stress with […]