AuthorKeith Hillman

Keith Hillman is a full time writer specializing in psychology as well as the broader health niche. He has a BSc degree in psychology from Surrey University, where he particularly focused on neuroscience and biological psychology. Since then, he has written countless articles on a range of topics within psychology for numerous of magazines and websites. He continues to be an avid reader of the latest studies and books on the subject, as well as self-development literature.

What Is Holiday Stress?

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Holiday stress almost seems like an oxymoron. The whole point of a holiday surely is to get away from everything, to give yourself some ‘time off’ and to combat the mental fatigue that might be hindering you the rest of the time. You’ll be travelling far away to somewhere completely new and you’ll be spending time in the sun, exploring new places or splashing around in the...

A Review of the Lumie Starter 30 for SAD Treatment and Improved Energy

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The Lumie Starter 30 is an alarm that has been designed to wake the user with a gradually increasing light that mimics the appearance of the rising sun and provides the right spectrum of light to increase energy levels, mood and performance. This promises to be a useful tool for anyone who struggles to wake up in the morning, who feels low during winter or who suffers from SAD. What Is SAD? SAD...

Change Your Priorities If You Want to Really Be Successful

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When you speak to people who want to get into shape, it’s often clear to see that their plans are doomed right from the off-set. How many times has someone told you that they’re going to start working on getting a six pack or building their guns and then reeled off a huge training program to you? Normally it involves working out five days a week for an hour or more at a time after...

Can a Health Tracker Really Help Your Sleep?

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I’ve been using the Jawbone UP now for a few days and have been gradually monitoring my sleep patterns with it. The device has been telling me precisely how long I’ve been spending sleeping, as well as how long I’ve spent in deep sleep or light sleep. It has also shown me how many times I’ve woken up and has been keeping track of all this information so I can see patterns...

The Top Sources of Stress

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Most of us are living with more stress than we would like on an ongoing basis and this can be devastating for our health and our happiness. Dealing with stress should always be a top priority then but this can be difficult seeing as it’s often not clear precisely where all our stress is coming from. It might sound absurd to think you can be stressed and not know why but in fact this is...

Try This Powerful Tool for Managing Anxiety

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Anxiety is something that most of us are familiar with and even the calmest people in the world will recognize those occasional feelings of being ‘on edge’ and unable to relax thanks to the racing thoughts. This is normal and fine – it’s only when we end up struggling with anxiety very regularly and to an extreme extent that it becomes a problem. Anxiety can be triggered by many...

Does NLP Really Work?

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NLP is a controversial modern approach to therapy and persuasion that is popular in some businesses and particularly among salespeople. While some psychologists have historically found it interesting for clinical and therapeutic application, it is surrounded by some dubious scientific claims and even quasi-religious zealots which give the practice a bad name. It’s considered pseudoscience...

What Is Financial Stress?

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There are many different things that can cause us stress and if you’re a certain kind of person then you’ll probably be able to find a way to worry about anything. That said though, some things are certainly more prone to causing us stress than others and being able to identify those things so that you can go about dealing with those causes specifically is an important tool in your...

Need Serious & Effective Stress Management Techniques? Look No Further, Here Are 7!

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Stress management seems to have become mandatory in this technically advanced yet pressure filled day and age. Our entire world has been on the peak of revolution, and with each passing day, come new responsibilities, more work, and more pressure, which ultimately means more stress. Managing this mental ailment on the other hand can lead to a fulfilling and happier life. Before you start working...

How the Acute Stress Reaction Turns You Into a Superhuman!

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One of the bitter ironies of being stressed is the fact that being stressed often makes you more stressed. In other words, if you’re very stressed then you will be worried about the fact that you’re stressed and this in turn adds to your existing stress. For this reason then it’s important to put stress in perspective and to realize that it’s not all bad. In fact stress...

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Keith Hillman is a full time writer specializing in psychology as well as the broader health niche. He has a BSc degree in psychology from Surrey University, where he particularly focused on neuroscience and biological psychology. Since then, he has written countless articles on a range of topics within psychology for numerous of magazines and websites. He continues to be an avid reader of the latest studies and books on the subject, as well as self-development literature.