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Mental Health Awareness Week 2018

  This year the focus is on creating a less stressful workplace. The aim is to help employees and employers create a mentally healthy workplace, where everyone feels valued and supported. For tips surrounding communicating Stress, click the links below; –Ways to more effectively communicate when you’re stressed!  –What to do if the conversation you […]

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Healthyway: Everyday Stress Management Techniques That Emphasize Self-Care, Mental Health, And Physical Well-Being

Take time to unplug. Most of us are never far from our smartphones. We text with friends and check social media obsessively, often making it the first thing we do when we wake up and the last thing we do before falling asleep. That might be contributing to our stress levels, though, so experts say […]

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The Sun: Experts reveal how to beat the January blues on ‘most depressing day of the year’

Saying No: Neil Shah, founder of non-profit organisation The Stress Management Society and author of The 10-Step Stress Solution, says: “Our ‘always on’ culture means that people are under more pressure than ever. “You only have 24 hours in a day, so use them wisely. “Sometimes saying yes is not the healthiest answer as it […]

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Links between Stress and the most common causes of Death

After attending a recent nutrition workshop, it became apparent that stress can be linked to every major health problem. The top 4 causes of death within the UK are; Dementia, Heart Disease, Cancer and Diabetes. Although, since 2001 the “death rates from heart disease and stroke have halved for both males and females” and during […]

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How to: Develop a positive attitude

It can sometimes be incredibly difficult to stay positive in difficult situations, and often a negative hour can turn into a ruined day, which can easily turn in to a bad week. Here are some tips to help you snap out of a negative mindset as soon as possible so that you are not feeling […]

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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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#InternationalWellbeingWednesday – Caffeine

Wellbeing Wednesday is approaching very soon and this year’s theme is all about: getting a better night’s sleep. One of our main tips for getting a better night’s sleep would be to cut down on your Caffeine intake. Reaching for a cup of coffee first thing in the morning is something we are nearly all […]

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Anxiety has overtaken Depression: Generation Z

A study conducted in 2017 concluded that more than 1 in 3 teenage girls suffer with anxiety and depression. With 37% of girls having three or more symptoms of psychological distress, such as feeling worthless or unable to concentrate, compared to 15% of boys. Interestingly, it also concluded that depression and anxiety in boys had […]

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The correlation between Sleep Deprivation and Grumpiness!

A healthy amount of sleep has been thought to have a far higher impact on wellbeing than a 50% increase in disposable income. According to a survey in The Telegraph, we brits are considered to be the 4th country in the world in terms of the average amount of sleep we are getting each night, […]

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Top tips for communicating with people who are stressed!

Knowing how to deal with someone who has confided in you that they are stress can be a delicate balance to master. Often this conversation can be out of the blue, which may leave you feeling helpless and not knowing how to approach or respond to the conversation. So what are the best things that […]

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