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A personal message for this year’s stress awareness month from our founder Neil Shah

WARNING: The content of this article explores the impact of suicide and may not be an easy read, and may trigger some. This year we mark ‘Stress Awareness Month’ for the 30th year in a row. I’ve been head of The Stress Management Society for almost two decades now, and we have been committed since our […]

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How to take back control of your emotions

The last 18 months have been challenging for most of us for so many reasons, and this has only further highlighted the importance of having the ability to experience and express our emotions. This is much more important than we may appreciate. Emotional Management As the felt response to a given situation, emotions play a […]

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Recognise thought patterns and shift your mindset

Take back control It’s now been 16 months since the first Lockdown was announced. At that point, we were led to believe that by the end of spring 2020 life would go back to normal. Sadly that wasn’t the case and as time progressed further assurances were made and then reneged. When a way out […]

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Spiritual Wellbeing

The fifth pillar of Wellness to achieve optimal wellbeing: Spiritual Spiritual wellbeing ultimately represents our connection to ourselves and the world around us. It is the ability to experience and integrate meaning and purpose in life through connection with oneself and others, as well as through other contexts in life such as music, art, literature, […]

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Get your 2021 off to a good start with our 7-Step Achievement Plan

2020 was the most challenging year in living memory – the restrictions and impact to our daily lives resulted in many of us putting plans, goals and aspirations on hold. Despite the hardship, there may be a few positives. Although this year will not be remembered for prosperity or good fortune, it will be remembered […]

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‘Light Up Friday’ to support Lockdown Level Up

To our amazing community,  We’re skipping Black Friday this year (sorry not sorry), but instead we’ll be turning your “discount” into an opportunity to make a positive difference by utilising 20% of all of our revenue from the 26th November to the 4th of December to fund our “Lockdown Level-Up’ workshops for vulnerable youths. So […]

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Lockdown Level Up

Help us to make a difference in more young people lives, in particular those most impacted by the effects of the pandemic and lockdown, by donating today to support those who need it most. Lockdown Level Up a new programme produced by The Stress Management Society with Support from Recovery to equip teens with the […]

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Donation from Uplands Community College

On Monday, we reported a donation from Marko Goodwin. We are thrilled to announce that Uplands Community Collage has generously donated an additional £589 to The Stress Management Society in support Marko’s mission. The funds were raised by the school, parents and students. This brings the grand total to a whopping £1394. Marko Goodwin was […]

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Generous Donation from Marko Goodwin

Every so often we are made aware of extraordinary people that are doing incredible things, and one of the more inspiring stories we have come across recently is that of Marko Goodwin.  Marko has made a generous donation to The Stress Management Society following a recent fundraising campaign, however, that doesn’t in any way highlight […]

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Stress Awareness Week 2020 – Spiritual Wellbeing

The Impact of Stress on Spiritual Wellness Spiritual Wellness is the concept of buying into and subscribing to something beyond ourselves. Spiritual wellness can be completely independent of religion. Spirituality can be religion but religion equally can be completely unspiritual.  When we are stressed, we can often enter autopilot mode, leaving us disconnected and distant from our spiritual purpose. There are several […]

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Stress Awareness Week 2020 – Social Wellbeing

The Impact of Stress on Social Wellness Today we are looking at the importance of social wellness, re-engaging with those around you and creating boundaries. Humans are designed to be social creatures, however, the constant contact from online platforms such as email and social media can leave us feeling drained and distant. It’s important to […]

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Stress Awareness Week 2020 – Physical Wellbeing

The Physical Impact of Stress When we feel the effects of stress, our body reacts very dramatically, immediately releasing the hormone adrenaline into the bloodstream. Adrenaline increases our heart rate and blood pressure and raises our glucose levels. Cortisol, one of the hormones that provides the body with energy is also produced. Cortisol stimulates fat […]

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Stress Awareness Week 2020 – Emotional Wellbeing

Yesterday we defined stress and explored the impact it can have on our mental wellbeing. Today we are looking into the effect of stress on our emotions and techniques for improving emotional wellbeing. Emotional and behavioural side effects of stress: Feelings of anger and hostility Eating too much or too little Smoking or drinking more […]

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Stress Awareness Week 2020 – Mental Wellbeing

Today marks the start of Stress Awareness Week. This is a valuable opportunity to focus on the importance of good mental health. Despite the significant challenges faced by so many of us, the challenges we are facing have resulted in mental health being deprioritised. Let this week be an opportunity to focus on our wellbeing […]

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Day Twenty-Two

Hey Pausers, Danielle North is here to brighten your weekend with a quick guide to a grounding meditation.

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Day Twenty

Hey Pausers, Today Neil Shah is here to talk to you about the 5 building blocks of wellbeing. Physical Wellness – Are you looking after your physical wellness? Are you exercising, resting, eating well, drinking enough water, etc? Is there anything that you could be doing to improve your physical wellbeing? Mental Wellness – What […]

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Day Three

Seven Simple Ways to Enhance Performance Do you find your day is crammed from the moment you wake up? The philosophy of the Pause is simple, if you’re going to perform in a world that’s speeding up, sometimes you need to slow down… © Pause Global. All rights reserved

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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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Challenge Yourself to Change

Wishes for a Happy, Healthy and Successful New Year from The Stress Management Society Download your free 7 Step Achievement PlanHere For 2020 we wish you: Ambition Create the life you dream of with every choice you make Persistence You will need to take many turns and overcome many obstacles to create the path you […]

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Wishes for a Happy, Healthy and Successful New Year from The Stress Management Society

Download your free Achievement Plan Here For 2020 we wish you: Ambition Create the life you dream of with every choice you make Persistence You will need to take many turns and overcome many obstacles to create the path you desire (Persistence overcomes Resistance) Determination Overcome the obstacles before they overcome you Spirit A Positive […]

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Excelling Under Pressure

International Stress Awareness Week Here in the UK, the clocks went back last weekend, the winter nights are drawing in and the weather is getting frosty. That must mean it’s almost time for International Stress Awareness Week (ISAW). The theme for ISAW 2019 (4th to 8th November 2019) is ‘Resilience’. This is a great opportunity to consider […]

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World Mental Health Day 2019: Let’s work together to Prevent Suicide!

Every 40 seconds, someone loses their life to suicide. That equates to approx. 3000 people every single day. Join us, on 10 October 2019, in “40 seconds of action” to raise awareness of the scale of suicide around the world and the role that each of us can play to help prevent it. World Mental […]

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Spice up your diet by eating these six herbs and spices and reap their amazing health benefits!

Spice up your diet by eating these six herbs and spices and reap their amazing health benefits! Throughout history many herbs and spices have been celebrated, not only for the flavours they bring to culinary practice, but also for their healing and medicinal purposes. Herbs and spices have both antibacterial and antiviral properties and most […]

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6 Reasons you’ll benefit from a social media detox

  Did you know that on average a person checks their phone 150 times a day? We can be sat at the family dinner table and rather than conversing together, our heads are slumped and our concentration is given to the filter on our latest Instagram post; falling into the false reality of the social media […]

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The time you enjoy wasting, is not wasted time!

Lack of time is a common stressor for many nowadays, and sadly for many, the motto ‘Time is money’ has been drilled into our brains. When we feel that we do not have enough time to get everything on our bridges done, many of us tend to panic. Due to this, we neglect our own […]

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Keeping Hydrated when Exercising

  Often many of us do not stick to our daily recommended water intake, for many reasons. Sometimes, we just get so distracted that we forget or we are too busy drinking tea to squeeze in the odd glass of water. Whilst this is a common problem, it is not a particularly healthy habit to […]

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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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