My mental health

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.

Relaxation

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, 2021 4 minutes

Relaxation on the Helsana trails
Forest bathing, barefoot walking, conscious breathing – these three techniques can help you relax.
April 15, 2019 2 minutes

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Mindfulness

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, 2020 3 minutes

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Mental illnesses

What is burnout?
Physical and emotional exhaustion are typical symptoms of burnout. Treatment differs depending on the severity.
October 28, 2021 4 minutes

How to recognise mental illness
Psychological problems throw life out of balance. Typical symptoms include depression, anxiety, addiction or odd behaviour.
October 22, 2021

Am I depressed?
Find out the most common symptoms and causes of depression. Our self-test will show you if you might be depressed.
October 29, 2021 4 minutes

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