Home > Mental health > Stress > News News Why is stress making me fat? Everyone experiences stress at some point in their lives and it affects us all differently. We look at how stress can make you pile on the weight. Being 'in the closet' at work is stressful for gay people A study found that both men and women benefited when they disclosed their sexual orientation at work. You may be less likely to spot danger when you're stressed Do you believe that your perception of danger is heightened when you are stressed? You might be wrong, according to research. Ask CyberShrink » Talk Heart to heart forum » 13 hidden signs of stress Regenerative medicine: replacing brain cells lost from stroke 5 ways to declutter your life To get more organised, the first step is to get rid of all the things in your home you don't need. What is the most stressful job in SA? You won't believe which the most stressful jobs are . . . The two-minute miracle de-stressor Being kind to yourself means finding an easy way to relief tension. This exercise may be just what you need, and it only takes two minutes. Counsellors – the paramedics of the emotional world? Although counselling and psychotherapy overlap considerably, there are recognised differences and we take a look at the areas in which counsellors make a world of difference. How stress affects your body Stress can have many devastating effects on your body. Find out how stress affects you and learn how to fight its negative effects. Aggressive drivers more accident-prone: study Even swearing or making rude gestures increases your risk of a collision. Are South Africans more stressed? In South Africa, we have a high crime rate and a history of violence and patriarchy. This puts us at an especially high risk for stress. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Win a R1 500 hamper with Alpecin Hypertension Consumer Fact Sheet Understanding diabetes self-management WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal voucher!