4 tips to help kids go back to school during COVID-19

Transitioning back to school this year is a lot like navigating a storm, an expert says. But there are ways to help your kids cope.

Laura Oleniacz - NC State • futurity
Aug. 4, 2020 ~3 min

Tags: education covid-19 parents stress childrens-health featured health-and-medicine

Health workers report enough symptoms for depression diagnosis

Health care workers in the United States are struggling with a range of mental-health challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers report.

Matt Shipman-NC State • futurity
July 30, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: covid-19 depression anxiety stress physicians nurses health-and-medicine

For a happy life, don’t forget hedonism

When it comes to living a happy life, a bit of hedonism may be just as important as keeping your eyes on your goals, researchers say.

U. Zurich • futurity
July 27, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: stress goals emotions happiness self-control health-and-medicine

‘Pandemic fatigue’ marks a mental health crisis

Does COVID-19 have you feeling feeling anxious and exhausted? You're not alone. Will flattening the mental health curve be the next pandemic challenge?

Alexis Blue-U. Arizona • futurity
July 20, 2020 ~10 min

Tags: covid-19 depression anxiety stress sleep social-lives health-and-medicine pandemics

A ‘journey mindset’ can get you through pandemic stress

"A journey mindset helps us focus on the incremental changes and growth we accumulate along the way."

Stanford • futurity
July 16, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: covid-19 anxiety stress trauma emotions featured health-and-medicine post-traumatic-stress-disorder-ptsd

Technical interviews may pinpoint anxiety not skill

"Our study suggests that a lot of well-qualified job candidates are being eliminated because they're not used to working on a whiteboard in front of an audience."

Matt Shipman-NC State • futurity
July 14, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: anxiety stress jobs software society-and-culture

Dogs don’t always boost social skills for kids with autism

"The autism spectrum is incredibly broad, so what might be an effective intervention technique for one child might not necessarily be the best option for another."

Brian Consiglio-Missouri • futurity
June 5, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: autism dogs stress communication childrens-health health-and-medicine

3 ways your pets feel the COVID-19 anxiety, too

Just like the stress we're feeling during the COVID-19 pandemic, pets are also facing uncertainty and anxiety. Here's how you can help your pet through it.

Abbey Nickel-Purdue • futurity
May 29, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: covid-19 anxiety pets stress featured society-and-culture

Brain scans reveal the source of stress in the brain

The discovery of the neural "home" for stress could be helpful to people struggling with the major fear and anxiety that it causes.

Bill Hathaway-Yale • futurity
May 27, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: anxiety stress brains fear science-and-technology

Work stress may be killing you

If you've got too much on your plate at work or feel like you don't have control over your job, the stress may lead to depression or a higher risk of death.

George Vlahakis-Indiana • futurity
May 19, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: depression death stress jobs health-and-medicine managers

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