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How You Can Deal With Workplace Stress

Stressed Out At Work? How You Can Deal With Workplace Stress A guest blog by Sav O’hara Today more than ever, stress at work is a major issue. The modern workplace is becoming increasingly more competitive, and as a result more is always asked of employees, and the demands can be detrimental to one’s personal […]

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Insomnia

The Sleep Council say of those who get less than 5 hours of sleep per night, 21% live with depression and 17% with anxiety. It can be a vicious cycle that the more sleepiness nights are endured, then the more a person may suffer with these conditions. Almost everyone will suffer with sleeping problems at […]

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HUFFPOST: ‘I Stepped Into The Office And Felt Like My Chest Was Being Ripped Open’: Three In Four Britons Overwhelmed By Stress

“I remember stepping into the office building and it felt like my chest had been ripped open,” recalls Helen, who was signed off from work for three months due to chronic stress after collapsing in the street on her way to work. Although this was the breaking point, she had been suffering in silence for months. The […]

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Verdict: Mental Health Awareness Week: Seven tips for tackling workplace stress

Nearly half of employees in the UK have experienced workplace stress, low moods and anxiety, according to a survey by mental health charity Mind. Verdict has compiled seven ways for organisations and individuals to combat stress in their places of work. 1) Stress signs: target the issue Stress can be a cause of mental health […]

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RSVPlive: Last minute study tips for exam students

With just under one week to go it’s time to get serious about study. The final few days can often be over whelming but with these few tips you should be fine. Re-jig your study plan Fitting five subjects into one day just isn’t realistic anymore. Take another look at your exam schedule and plan […]

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Ladders: How to re-embrace face-to-face instead of virtual everything

When was the last time you wondered how to let someone know exactly what you were thinking without using a gif or emoji? “The increase in technology within recent years, although bringing about many positives to society, has had a detrimental effect on communication,” said Neil Shah, founder and director of The Stress Management Society who’s […]

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Journal of Aesthetic Nursing: What are the most helpful strategies for managing work-related stress?

With recent survey findings revealing that 66% of those working in the UK health-care sector are suffering from significant levels of work-related stress, it is important for health professionals to start prioritising their wellbeing. To mark Stress Awareness Month, Neil Shah suggests five stress-busting strategies for nurses to adopt when they are feeling overwhelmed with […]

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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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Relax Ya Self To Health: STRUGGLING TO SLEEP? 8 tips that may help!

I have a good friend who can sleep anywhere. Cars, planes, trains. And the moment her head hits the pillow she’s out like a light. Now I’m the least jealous person on the planet although I must confess I am slightly envious of her ability to instantly nod off because I STRUGGLE enormously. Last week, […]

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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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The Sun: Waiting for a row – Missed appointments and poor organisation cause millions of arguments a year

Waiting around for your other half causes 30 arguments annually, a survey has found. Millions admitted to regularly falling out with their partner because a lack of organisation and leaving things to the last minute means they are often left hanging around for their other half. Millions admitted to regularly falling out with their partner […]

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Mirror: It’s official! Men really do leave everything until the last minute while women are organised

A poll of 2,000 adults revealed the age-old stereotype of men leaving things to the last minute is true, with guys admitting to starting their holiday preparation as late as possible. It’s official – men have a last-minute rush before a holiday while women are more organised, a survey has found. A poll of 2,000 adults revealed […]

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The Chester Chronicle: Stress and the gender divide

Women2day this week looks at how stress is different for males and females. You might not have realised it, but April is Stress Awareness Month. Every April since 1992, health care professionals join forces to try and increase public awareness about the causes and cures of stress. I don’t think I know anyone who hasn’t […]

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[Press Release] International Wellbeing Wednesday

On Wednesday 1st February, The Stress Management Society and RESCUE celebrate their second annual Wellbeing Wednesday to encourage everyone to bring a moment of calm into their increasingly challenging lives. On Wednesday 1st February, The Stress Management Society and RESCUE celebrate their second annual Wellbeing Wednesday to encourage everyone to bring a moment of calm […]

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Edinburgh Evening News: Five ways to beat stress at work

There is a lot you can do to reduce the pressure of your job, finds Aimme Stanton. In 2014/2015, 440,000 people in the UK reported work-related stress at a level they believed was making them ill. French workers have officially been given the ‘right to disconnect’. As of midnight on 01 January 2017 a new […]

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Express: Perfect peace: The top tips to avoid a stressful Christmas

IF THE thought of Christmas fills you with dread, follow our handy guide to a stress-free Yule. As the annual binge-fest that is Christmas approaches, do you ever wonder whether all the planning, preparation and rushing around is worth it – or if there is any way of making it easier? Many people find Christmas […]

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Triple Pundit: Bicycles Are Good for Business, Your Body and the Planet

Bicycles are good for our bodies and our quality of life. Urban air quality suffers as a result of congestion from vehicular exhaust and factory smoke emissions, so it’s always in our best interests to utilize alternative forms of transportation with zero emissions. Here are three major benefits bicycles offer as a way of helping […]

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PR Newswire: Survey Reveals That Payday Week Brings Financial Terror for 12.3 Million Brits Every Month

Research from Atom, the UK‘s first bank built exclusively for mobile, uncovers Brits‘ difficult relationship with their earnings.  Nearly a quarter of people (24%) feel the onset of financial fear, just after getting paid  85% of people don’t know exactly how much money is in their account  Two in five Brits would prefer to be […]

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Mirror: 20 simple and surprising ways to beat stress without breaking the bank

More than two-thirds of Brits admit to feeling stressed – with one in 10 ranking themselves “very stressed” – so here are some simple, surprising, cheap and scientific ways to chill out. Does the sound of a new email arriving fill you with panic when you’re already too busy? Is the sight of the postman […]

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HR Review: Neil Shah: Building a business case for workplace wellness

Prevention yields more than you’d expect when it comes to investing in employee’s mental wellbeing – international stress management and wellbeing expert Neil Shah explains how. In the uncertain political and economic environment following the Brexit referendum, there is an overriding anxiety being experienced in Britain. We’ve seen the drop in the value of the […]

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The Mirror: Headaches and trouble sleeping? You may be suffering from a ‘tech hangover’

Do you spend most of your day staring at screens? Then you may be suffering from a tech hangover. If you have a sore head and struggled to get out of bed this morning, last night’s glass of wine might not be to blame – you could have a TECHNOLOGY hangover. New research has revealed […]

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The Telegraph: Exam season- the parents’ survival guide

There’s tension in the air as the start date hurtles forward with inexorable force. You can see it in the hunched shoulders, creased foreheads, and faces set granite-hard with crippling anxiety. Yes, exam season is almost upon us. But I’m not talking about the young people who will actually be sitting A-levels and GCSEs this […]

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CIPD: Finance and health most stressed professions, survey finds

UK economy faces £57bn annual bill, as nearly a month of productive work lost per employee, per year Workplace stress is causing organisations to lose 24 days of productive time per employee each year, with some industries losing up to 27 days, a study has found. The combination of an average of five days of […]

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Business Insider UK: Use this flowchart to figure out how stressed you really are

We all feel stressed from time to time. Worrying is completely normal — and can actually be healthy in small doses. But as Jennifer Gueringer writes for Poundstopocket.co.uk, in order to be happy and successful, it’s important to have a sense of control over your “whereabouts on the stress spectrum.” The following flowchart, created by UK-based lender Pounds […]

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Stylist: The Curse Of Night-Time Anxiety

Why do our demons insist on visiting us after dark? Long-term sufferer Kate Faithfull-Williams tackles the causes of night-time stress. At first glance, I maintain a pretty good facade of looking like a woman who has her sh*t together. But beneath my illuminating concealer lies an anxious husk of a human who is often wide […]

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Allianz Premierline: What Keeps Business Owners Up at Night?

No matter what stage your business is at, the chances are that it has caused you to experience stress or worry from time to time. Our infographic shows the result of our most recent survey to discover what is keeping business owners up at night. What’s stressing you out? We surveyed 259 small business owners, […]

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Female First: Put Those Thoughts To Bed

Director of The Stress Management Society explains why it is so hard for us to ‘switch off’ when we get home from work and shares some techniques on how we can relax Most of us don’t ‘switch off’ when we get home from work After a busy and demanding day it can be all too […]

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Huffington Post: Six Tips to Deal With Everyday Stresses on Wellbeing Wednesday

Between 2014 and 2015, Britain lost 9.9 million working days to work-related stress, depression or anxiety. It’s fair to say that stress is a huge issue for many people and it’s on the increase, according to Health and Safety Executive statistics. To coincide with Wellbeing Wednesday, an awareness day launched by The Stress Management Society and […]

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Allianz: Five top tips – Maintaining your work-life balance

Dealing with the stresses of running your own business and maintaining the much sought-after work life balance can be one of the biggest challenges for entrepreneurs and small business owners. Although stress is considered part and parcel of modern working life, as a business owner, it’s important to focus on ways to reduce it, so […]

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Plustnet: Slides, Robots and Hammocks – Room by Room Breakdown of the Office of the Future

We always like to keep our office an engaging environment where people can work their best, but not every company thinks that way. Open-plan offices have grown in popularity, but most still have drab carpets, plasterboard walls and staple features: phone, desktop, and desks.   A great office is the foundation of a happy workforce, […]

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