Stress


How to slide into the New Year and not fall off the track 

As much as we love winter holidays, we can all admit that the holiday season is quite stressful. This stress doesn’t only relate to the pre-festive season, but also to the post-holiday blues. At first, we have to buy presents, and shopping around Christmas time can be stressful, not just […]


All I want for Christmas is…

Our city has magically transformed into a twinkling dazzle of Christmas lights reminding us all that It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year. Colors of rich forest green, deep ruby red and sparkling gold or silver create a festive atmosphere that many of us remember from our childhoods. Yes, […]


Depersonalization: The curious case of losing touch with reality

An introduction to our mind’s “alternate reality” depersonalization and derealization disorder. The way our mind defends itself from the outer world can be quite impressive, every day we are confronted with situations that require our attention, be it our jobs, private life, social media, advertisements, family messages, news and so […]


TEDxVienna Burnout poem

Burned.out.
A poem

Burned.out. by the author How many lives have I lived and faces have I put on ever since I woke up this very day and all the days before. Filled with all the plans and goals set by one mind for only one single hand to reach. It is days […]


Is sleep really for wimps? OR: What actually keeps us going!

Sleep is that golden chain that ties health and our bodies together. (Thomas Dekker, Elizabethan dramatist) When life is particularly stressful and we find ourselves overloaded with work, deadlines we have to meet as well as appointments we have to attend, we often postpone our nightly rest or try to […]