Author Archives: John Hind

About John Hind

John Hind is a journalist. He writes primarily for The Guardian and the Observer.

Why every company should have an office dog

An office dog is one of the best ways of beating stress at work, advises a top stress expert. Reduced stress, lower blood pressure and the release of human feel-good hormones are just some of the reasons why every company should have an office dog.

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Shopping: a stress therapist’s challenge

The four most stressful experiences in the average person’s life, it has been said, are bereavement, divorce, moving house and going furniture shopping at IKEA. But can a professional stress therapist survive the ordeal of shopping at IKEA on a hot Sunday afternoon, with two kids in tow? John Hind puts one to the test.

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