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Keeping Hydrated when Exercising

  Often many of us do not stick to our daily recommended water intake, for many reasons. Sometimes, we just get so distracted that we forget or we are too busy drinking tea to squeeze in the odd glass of water. Whilst this is a common problem, it is not a particularly healthy habit to […]

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Yoga for Stress

Yoga has a proven calming affect; it lowers blood pressure as well as relieves anything from chronic back pain to anxiety and depression. Because of this, many people use yoga as a natural, free remedy for Stress. It also has the added benefit that it can be carried out anywhere and everywhere! If you are […]

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Japanese Way of Walking

A common way of reducing stress in Japan consists of walking mindfully through woodland, known as ’Shinrin-Yoku’ and has become a recent craze in England known as ‘Forest Bathing’. Simply just being within the woods is supposedly a form of medicine. It has been suggested that this type of walking reduces blood pressure, improves moods, […]

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Easy everyday exercise – Isometrics

Following a workshop we recently had in our office on nutrition and exercise, we have been doing daily Isometrics. Isometric exercise is a type of strength training, which is done in a static position, where you are tensing the muscles without moving your joints, because of this; it is the easiest way to discretely do […]

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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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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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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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It’s crucial to bear in mind that your psychology affects your physiology and vice versa!

It’s crucial to bear in mind that your psychology affects your physiology and vice versa! So, with the sun starting to make more of a regular appearance, it makes it much easier to get out there and get involved in some physical activity – even during the day when you’re at work! Here’s some inspiration: […]

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Get Moving to Combat Stress – The Value Of Exercise

People have been dealing with stress throughout human history, but the modern world makes it particularly hard for a lot of individuals to cope. Fortunately, the key to overcoming stress might be far simpler than you think: Regular exercise can work wonders for keeping your stress levels under control. The Biology Behind Exercise It’s probably […]

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