For the last 20 years, April has marked Stress Awareness Month in the UK. The event has been designed to generate interest and public awareness of this little discussed subject, with the aim of improving the lives and health of the millions of individuals in the UK tackling stress and anxiety.
"According to the Mental Health Foundation, 74% of UK adults have felt so stressed at some point over the last year they felt overwhelmed or unable to cope." *
Stress and anxiety aren't only restricted to work, or only to home. There can be many different causes. What's key is having a way to deal with them once you detect the signs. So, next time you feel like you're struggling, why not try out some of the ideas below?
To learn more about stress, its causes, effects and ways to deal with it, visit www.stress.org.uk.