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Mental health doesn’t just have an impact on your well-being, it also affects your performance, and is something you should look after. Mindfulness and relaxation exercises can help. Watch out for symptoms of mental illness.
The best relaxation exercises to combat stress
Persistent stress and other pressures are toxic to our bodies. These methods help you relax and improve mental power.
January 28, 2021
Four breathing exercises for relaxation
Breathing exercises help you to relax. We present four breathing techniques that will help calm you down in stressful situations.
January 6, 20214 minutes
Relaxation on the Helsana trails
Forest bathing, barefoot walking, conscious breathing – these three techniques can help you relax.
April 15, 20192 minutes
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Practical tips for improving resilience
The seven keys to resilience – with practical tips and a self-test.
January 4, 2021
Stress test: what are your stress traps?
Stress is largely caused by our thoughts. The test identifies the individual stress traps.
September 3, 2019
Five steps for a healthy morning routine
These five morning rituals will help boost your concentration and energy levels for the day ahead. Recommended by yoga teacher Simon Kersten.
July 28, 20203 minutes
More about mindfulness
“A depression can come out of the blue”
" Professor Florian Holsboer is one of the most eminent researchers into depression in the world. The chemist and doctor has treated celebrities such as the former German goalie Oliver Kahn and the national football player Sebastian Deisler. In the interview with Helsana he talks about the dangers of depression, its bad reputation and how best to cure depression. "
February 13, 2017
Depression in adults
Listlessness, low mood, anxiety, chronic insomnia and suicidal thoughts are signs of depression. Psychological counselling is essential.
February 13, 2017
Exhaustion as a symptom of burnout
Individuals experiencing persistent mental or physical strain will eventually become exhausted. At this point, burnout is not far away.