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GRAZIA: Is Stress Stalking Your Life?

One in four of us admits to feeling stressed every single day, but too often we do nothing about it. Writer Lizzie Pook, 30, found her way back from burnout…  It was in a stark A&E cubicle, while a consultant slowly inched a camera up my nose and down my throat until my eyes streamed […]

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Hopes & Fears: Does stress make you work faster?

“I WORK MORE PRODUCTIVELY UNDER STRESS” is a phrase used by many, but understood by few. Why, when we feel stressed, do we often get more done? The answer may have something to do with adrenaline, “the fight or flight hormone” produced by the adrenal glands after the body receives a message from the brain […]

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Mail Online: Christmas is coming… With just 67 days to go, can you feel the festive dread setting in already?

The message that built up in the stores and in magazines – and the one we’ve all absorbed – is that to be a good wife and a good mother, women needed to produce the perfect Christmas Some of us dread being alone at Christmas – or, conversely, being surrounded by extended family. We dread […]

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STYLENEST: Calming Tips From Nelson’s Rescue

Here at StyleNest we know how tricky it is to get time to stop and have a breather. A recent survey by RESCUE confirms this, discovering during a busy day 34% of people rarely stop to take a moment to help comfort themselves and gather their thoughts. While 42% wish they were more composed during […]

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Marie Claire: Britain Is A Nation Of Worriers – And Here’s Why…

It’s become almost a cliché in 2015 to complain about being stressed but a new study has found that the majority of us really are burnt out. A whopping 86 per cent of adults consider themselves to be a worrier, with everyday stresses from work to family weighing massively on our minds. The average adult […]

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Boots WebMD: 10 tips to create a peaceful home

Your home should be an escape from the outside world. Ideally a retreat where you can relax and recharge your batteries. Unfortunately that’s not always the case. Your home can feel just like another area of your life that needs sorting out rather than the peaceful enclave that you wish it was. We’ve asked the […]

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BT: Suffer from insomnia? Here are 3 ways to sleep yourself to better health

Not getting enough sleep puts us at increased risk of heart disease, depression and diabetes. Give your nocturnal habits an overhaul and you might discover a new lease of life. It’s a harsh fact of life that as we get older, the quality of our sleep gets worse. So as well as the usual stresses […]

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Sawubona: Travelling without tears

From planning to check-in to the flight itself, it’s no secret that travel can often be stressful. The Stress Management Society shares some practical tips on how to fully relax and make the most of your travels. PRE-FLIGHT To ensure a stress-free flight and a relaxing holiday, you need to take time to wind down before your departure. Allow your mind and […]

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The Scotsman: Managing stress in challenging times

In these trying times, when more and more people are affected by various crises, financial and otherwise, there are ways to manage the symptoms and avoid the worst effects of stress, as Alice Wyllie reports IT WOULD be an understatement to say that these are trying times. Every morning the nation seems to wake to […]

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