Tag Archive: stress

  • Increasingly, managing stress levels and promoting wellbeing in the workplace are considered crucial to maintaining a productive workforce, yet stress is a still a major problem for many. Stress can be…

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  • In Charles Dickens’s book, David Copperfield, Mr Micawber hits upon a fundamental truth. He says: “Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen [pounds] nineteen [shillings] and six [pence], result: happiness….

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  • According to the Mental Health Foundation, mental health problems are a growing concern. They are complex and diverse and the spectrum of mental health conditions can range from common mental…

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  • We regularly post blogs on the Fit for Work website on a wide range of work-related health topics. Our blogs are aimed at anyone looking for work-related health advice, including employees,…

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  • Stress is the feeling of being under too much mental or emotional pressure. A bit of stress is normal and can help us achieve great things, but when stress isn’t…

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  • Stress is a major problem in modern society and is a leading cause of sickness absence in the UK. According to figures from the Office for National Statistics, 7.7% of…

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  • Suffering from ‘butterflies’ in your stomach before a daunting event, like a job interview or a presentation at work, is a well-known feeling for most people. For some, nerves may…

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  • Smoking kills – we all know that and the number of people smoking in the UK has declined rapidly from 51 per cent in 1974 to 19 percent today. Health…

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  • There is a growing recognition of the importance of physical and mental ‘wellbeing’ in the workplace, and outside it. Broadly speaking, ‘wellbeing’ relates to the way in which we experience…

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  • The relationship between stress and physical health is complex: stress can cause physical symptoms and illness, and physical illness can heighten stress. Stress is a major problem in modern society…

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