Stress Awareness Month

2 April 2024

Stress affects us all in various ways. Excessive or prolonged stress can have damaging effects on our emotional and physical wellbeing. Learning to manage stress effectively is crucial for maintaining overall health and tackling life’s inevitable ups and downs.

Ways to combat stress:

  • Chatting to a friend or family
  • Getting a good night’s sleep and practising relaxation techniques
  • Taking regular breaks at work
  • Exercising and eating well
  • Prioritising your workload and organising your time
  • Taking up a hobby
  • Steering clear of stimulants like nicotine, caffeine and sugar

If you or anyone you know is suffering from high levels of stress or burnout, reach out to Lighthouse Charity for free and confidential support: 0345 605 1956 (UK) 1800 939 122 (ROI)