Category Archives for "Stress"

Work-related stress

Work-related stress and how to tackle it

Employers have a legal duty to protect employees from stress at work by doing a risk assessment and acting on it. Work related stress is now the leading cause of sickness absence in the UK, musculoskeletal used to be the big one, but that was when we were kind of a manufacturing country but now we're a service knowledge-based economy primarily, and there it's all about people issues so stress is a really major cause.

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Meditation and relaxation exercises to help deal with stress

There are countless benefits to learning meditation and relaxation exercises to help deal with stress and alleviate tiredness.  

Meditation is a means to find peace and calm and relax the body and mind. It is a means to look inward, detach, and focus on a few moments for one’s self.

 Relaxation exercises are also a means to remove tension but have the added benefit of being able to not only affect one’s emotional and mental well-being but also affect the physical body positively because of the simple movements involved.

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Anxiety vs. Depression

While Depression and Anxiety are two different medical conditions, their symptoms, causes, and treatments can often overlap. Try asking someone to name two common mental health problems, chances are they will think of anxiety and depression. Despite the fact that they are commonly referenced in conversation, people still struggle sometimes to determine the difference between these two conditions. This is because many people with anxiety also develop depression and vice versa.

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