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Stress Awareness Month April 2024

April is Stress Awareness Month. For Stress Awareness Month 2024, The Stress Management Society, want to emphasise how even the smallest steps taken each day towards self-care and stress reduction can yield significant improvements in mental health over time.

They encourage you to focus on making manageable adjustments to your daily routine. While the impact of small actions on their own may seem little, the cumulative effects of these habits can end up being profound!

Overtime, the accumulation of these small consistent efforts leads to a remarkable outcome!

In our last newsletter we set the challenge!! What action can you take over April, just one action, one change which you can stick to for 30 days to explore how that action, can change your mental wellbeing for the positive. Have you kept to the challenge?

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Stress in the Workplace

In the modern world, stress may seem an increasingly typical part of day-to-day life, although when it spirals out of control and affects a person on a long-term basis, this can lead to a range of serious health conditions. The most common types of stress in the United Kingdom are work-related, confirmed by almost four-fifths of survey respondents in 2020. Furthermore, financial stress often follows the majority of the British population. There is a pronounced generational split in the experiences of stress in the UK. Younger generations, Generation Z in particular, reported often feeling stressed a lot more than baby boomers.

Reducing stress in the workplace is crucial for maintaining a healthy and productive work environment. Here are some tips to help you reduce stress at work:

1. Time Management: Prioritize tasks, set realistic goals, and create a schedule to manage your time effectively. This can help you avoid feeling overwhelmed by deadlines and responsibilities.

2. Take Breaks: Make sure to take short breaks throughout the day to rest and recharge. This can help improve focus and productivity while reducing stress levels.

3. Healthy Work Environment: Create a workspace that is comfortable, organized, and free from distractions. A clutter-free environment can help reduce stress and improve focus.

4. Communication: Open and honest communication with colleagues and supervisors can help reduce misunderstandings and conflicts, which can be a significant source of stress.

5. Mindfulness and Relaxation Techniques: Practice mindfulness, deep breathing, or meditation to help relax your mind and body. These techniques can help reduce stress and improve overall well-being.

6. Physical Activity: Incorporate physical activity into your daily routine, whether it’s taking a walk during lunchtime or doing some stretching exercises at your desk. Exercise can help reduce stress and improve mood.

7. Healthy Lifestyle: Eat a balanced diet, get enough sleep, and avoid excessive caffeine and alcohol consumption. A healthy lifestyle can help you better cope with stress.

8. Set Boundaries: Learn to say no to additional tasks if you are already feeling overwhelmed. Setting boundaries can help prevent burnout and reduce stress levels.

9. Seek Support: If you are feeling overwhelmed, don’t hesitate to seek support from a trusted colleague, supervisor, Mental Health First Aider or Health professional. Talking about your feelings can help you gain perspective and find solutions.

10. Take Time Off: Make sure to use your holiday days and take time off when needed. Taking breaks from work can help you recharge and come back refreshed.

Remember that it’s important to address workplace stress before it starts affecting your health and well-being. Implementing these tips can help you manage stress effectively and create a more positive work environment for yourself and your colleagues.

Neurodiversity Awareness Training 

You can now book through our website for the Neurodiversity Awareness Training. The price for this training is £150 (plus VAT) per delegate and the training will be online. We currently have two courses scheduled on the 3rd May and 5th June. The course is 4 hours. This course is proving to be very popular so please contact us quickly to book your place.

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