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National Spring Cleaning Week

National Spring Cleaning Week is running 6 – 12 March 2017 and is encouraging us not only to think about what needs cleaning but what needs clearing in our lives too. Their research last month found that: 45% of people admit to feeling more productive having a tidy and clean home 48% stated that having […]

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The Ultimate Wellbeing Environment – The Lighthouse

It is International Wellbeing Wednesday on 1st February and this year the theme is all about “change your environment, change your state”.   So what better way to kick off the week than by showing you our “Ultimate Wellbeing Environment” at The Stress Management Society Headquarters! We are based in “The Lighthouse”, a light and bright […]

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Would you like to finish early today?

What would you do if you could regain a couple of hours a day to rest, exercise or pursue a hobby you didn’t have time for before? If you think this is the stuff of fantasy, think again. Employers are discovering that reduced working hours are having a big impact on productivity and creativity in […]

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Top 10 Tips on Financial Stress

Money is a major cause of stress. One’s financial situation, whether that is your own or how you perceive others, is a big cause of stress and anxiety issues in today’s society.   Check out these Top 10 Tips on how to deal with your financial stress: 1. Don’t hide! Our study found that people […]

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Can stress actually be beneficial to our performance?

With the Olympics over for another 4 years let’s reflect on the pressure and stress the Olympians have to deal with. They face fierce competition; they are under a global spotlight, the hopes of an entire nation and personal goals resting on their shoulders. Now that the pressure is off it’s important for them to […]

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What’s the biggest killer of men under 45?

Last week I was nominated for the #22kill challenge – 22 push-ups a day for 22 days to raise awareness for combat veterans. Why? 22 veterans are taking their own lives every day! I have spoken about suicide on many occasions in the past and this is just a small way I can raise more […]

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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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The referendum has happened, so how do we move forward positively from this?

Last week we wrote about the impact of the EU Referendum to highlight how the uncertainty around it was causing a degree of stress and anxiety. Then we woke up on Friday morning to the news that the British electorate had voted to leave the European Union. Some people celebrated and others went into despair. […]

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Owning your own business sounds like the perfect dream, right?

It definitely can be, however it’s important to take note that it’s not always smooth sailing. Premierline, Allianz surveyed 259 small business owners, finding that over a third worry about aspects of their business on a daily or weekly basis and 41% are more stressed now that they run their own company. What’s keeping business […]

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The importance of employee engagement

Employee engagement means creating the right conditions for all members of staff to be able to work to the best of their ability. Engaged employees are committed to their organisation’s goals and values and are motivated to contribute to organisational success with an enhanced sense of their own wellbeing. What are the benefits of employee […]

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