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What to do if the conversation you are engaging in becomes stressful

We have all been in this situation. You are trying to resolve some issues and the conversation is getting really stressful. If you tend to avoid stressful situations, then this is a sure way to bring the conversation to an abrupt end, but then the issues haven’t actually been resolved. Alternatively for some this would […]

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Ways to more effectively communicate when you’re stressed!

When we decide to open up about stress, whether we have been bottling it up for a while, or have only been stressed for a few hours, it can sometimes be very hard to communicate it in the way in which we want it to be perceived. This can only heighten peoples nerves surrounding opening […]

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Is Stress shrinking your brain?

Here at The Stress Management Society, believe that there is no such thing as ‘good’ or ‘bad’ stress, there is just one stress response. We are all under constant pressure nowadays due to technology increases and societal changes which only heightens our stress levels. As many of us know, decreasing stressors in your life is […]

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Rushing around: all day, everyday?

A recent report has unsurprisingly concluded that 58% of us feel that we are constantly rushing around. Rushing around often leaves us all feeling a little bit stressed, and it can even cause some people to become extremely stressed. 1 in 5 of us even admit to speeding once a week because we are running […]

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What is Sole?

Recently, the craze surrounding the benefits of drinking water with Himalayan salt, known as Sole has become more apparent than ever before; Sole is water that has been saturated with natural salt. We are constantly perspiring important minerals which we need throughout the day. This happening as we do everyday tasks, work out or even […]

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Is there a link between Technology and your Eyesight?

An increase in technology has had a positive effect on society in many ways, but have you ever thought about the possible link between technology and eyesight? Recently, we started to question whether our mobile phones could have been a contributing factor towards our eyesight deteriorating. It makes sense, as the majority of the day […]

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Here’s our top tips to help freshers manage their stress

61% of students rate the stress of their degree 7/10 or above It’s normal for students to have a lot on their minds. Maybe it’s the next exam or essay deadline, or perhaps learning more about managing money has led to an early-term overspend. These things are all part of student life – but for […]

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Deep breathing helps Anxiety and Depression

Deep breathing has been proven to help with wellbeing tremendously. From slowing the ageing process to boosting your immune system, people often underestimate the benefits that breathing can bring. According to a study by Dr. Chris Streeter, it is even said to help anxiety and depression. The study concluded that people who had depressive disorders […]

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Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response

One of the most common ways that stress affects people is lack of sleep, which is why we were interested to read about Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response this week. ASMR is an experience which aims to induce a tingling sensation from the head, to the spine and sometimes to limbs, to the viewer in “response […]

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Saying NO is Selfless not Selfish!

NO is seen as such a negative word but it is all about perception. Saying no can be seen as selfish, but often saying yes is actually the worse option. Saying yes and then not being able to give the best version of you, giving low-quality time or effort is much more upsetting than saying […]

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