Stress Awareness Month – How exercise can act as a great stress reliever

Aside from benefiting many aspects of your physical and mental health, exercise can act as a great stress reliever. Here’s how: It releases endorphins Endorphins are or feel good neurotransmitters! These are released when we take part in physical activity, giving us that happy feeling. Runners often call this the ‘Runner’s High’. Any aerobic activity […]

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Stress at work

Stress is one of the biggest problems employees admit to suffering from. The main causes of stress are usually due to workload, lack of job security or personal problems. Mental health in the workplace has an impact on the quality of work delivered, the number of sick days employees take and the general working atmosphere. […]

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The biggest causes of stress: how to help yourself and others

Lack of sleep and financial worries were the main causes of stress amongst UK adults in 2021. Other stressors include: Being under lots of pressure Not having much or any control over the outcome of a situation During times of uncertainty Facing big changes Having responsibilities that you’re finding overwhelming Worrying about something   If […]

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Stress Awareness

Stress Awareness Month has been recognised every April since 1992. It’s aim is to increase public awareness about both the causes and cures for our modern stress epidemic. Millions of people around the UK experience high levels of stress. Not only is this increased stress impacting our mental health, but it is also impacting our […]

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Time to Talk Day

This year, Time to Talk Day is taking place on Thursday February 3th – aiming to get the nation discussing mental health issues. The focus is on “starting a conversation about mental health”, because however you have a conversation about mental health – whether it’s a quick text to a friend, a virtual coffee morning […]

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