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Do you instinctively reach for the bottle after a stressful day?

Earlier on in the year we sent out a lifestyle survey to our database. Results show that 12.1% of people drink alcohol as a way to combat stress. The other choices for this particular question in the survey were: exercising, meditating, eating unhealthy, smoking and engaging in a hobby. So why do so many people […]

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The gamification of physical activity

In the past few weeks since it has been available in the UK, Pokémon GO has taken over the country. Everyone is obsessed with finding and catching Pokémon! But for some, Pokémon Go is more than just an entertaining app—it’s helping them increase their exercise. I’m personally in love with the app and as soon […]

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Quick Ways to Find Your Peace at the Office

What’s your workday like? Do you come home, full of stress and anger? Or are you able to leave work behind and start fresh every day? If you’re like an increasing number of people today, stress from work probably follows its way home with you. In fact, nearly two-thirds of all employees say that the […]

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You’re invited to Introducing NLP, A Practical Workshop

Do you want to begin your journey to success?   Do you want to rid yourself of bad habits and adopt new healthy ones?   If you answered yes to any of these questions, NLP will help you do just that. If you aren’t familiar with NLP, we’ve written an Amazon best seller on the […]

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Do you think you can exercise your way to health, wellbeing and career success?

What’s the connection between managing stress and physical activity?  Can exercising improve your career prospects? April is Stress Awareness Month – this year there is a real focus on physical activity in the workplace and how it can improve productivity, mood and morale. Do you find that balancing your work and home life is becoming […]

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How can you beat ‘National Sickie Day’?

According to the Timeware report on Absenteeism, in 2015 organisations in the UK suffered enormous costs as a result of employee absenteeism. The first Monday in February notoriously sees the highest percentage of people calling in sick, which is why it has gained the name of the annual ‘National Sickie Day’. With credit card payments […]

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How can returning to forgotten childhood hobbies help relieve stress?

In our day to day, busy lives, how often do we find ourselves stopping and taking a moment to take it all in and be mindful? I’m guessing, not often. Of course some people will be already on the path to mindfulness, however even I often get caught up in the hustle and bustle. Many […]

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Learn how getting active can help combat stress!

National Fitness Day is the most active day of the year, designed to inspire the nation to move! How are you going to ensure your day is full of physical activity? The Stress Management Society team have organised a lunchtime jog around the beautiful lakes and canals that surround our offices! So, what are the […]

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How does music affect your productivity?

Productivity is becoming more and more of a buzzword in the workplace. With employers pushing for higher levels of productivity, employees are always looking for easy and practical way to maximise their efficiency. What if there was something you could do as an employee that requires no effort on your part, but is proven to […]

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Is There A Business Case For Meditation?

Mindfulness and meditation is becoming more and more mainstream.  Many companies have adopted the Buddhist discipline but can an ethical philosophy coexist with corporate culture? And does it really work? It has been a strange journey from underneath a tree in India, 2500 years ago, where Gautama Buddha is said to have reached enlightenment, to […]

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