Neelam Harjani, a trader at a bank before she quit to set up Inspire Yoga, says she found yoga was an antidote to stress at work. She now leads classes to help those looking for calm and relief from busy lifestyles. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Back pain, palpitations, disturbed sleep, feeling chained to your desk? You’re burned out – admit it, and stop trying to be Superwoman or Superman

  • High levels of stress, and long hours, at work can cause burnout – and women are more likely than men to experience it; there are ways to cope, however
  • Stop trying to juggle work and family life, embrace mindfulness, make time for exercise such as yoga, and eat more fruit and vegetables, say naturopaths
Topic |   Health and wellness

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Neelam Harjani, a trader at a bank before she quit to set up Inspire Yoga, says she found yoga was an antidote to stress at work. She now leads classes to help those looking for calm and relief from busy lifestyles. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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If someone you know or love has depression, don’t be afraid to reach out to them or be around them. Photo: Alamy

How to help people suffering from depression: tips for friends and family to support loved ones

  • Most of us know at least one person who’s struggling with their mental health. Reaching out to them can make a lot more difference than you think
  • Here are some useful tips on the best ways to show comfort and understanding
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If someone you know or love has depression, don’t be afraid to reach out to them or be around them. Photo: Alamy
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