Stress And Stress Management

Stress is common in modern life. Many of us have demands that we feel we constantly need to balance–work, family, money, health and so on.
Stress can make you seriously ill, so we hope that you will find our stress pages useful in helping you reduce, manage and avoid stress in your life.

  • What is Stress? This page is an introduction to stress, and will help you to learn more about what causes stress and how stress may manifest itself in behaviour.
  • Avoiding Stress: By understanding why we get stressed and the triggers for stress, we can potentially avoid or minimise stressful situations. Discover some ways in which stress can be avoided and some tips on relaxation.
  • Stress, Nutrition & Diet: Learn about the relationship between what we eat and how stressed we feel. Improve your diet, feel better about yourself, enjoy life, gain confidence and reduce stress.
  • Stress in the Workplace: Workplace stress is common and responsible for many lost work days. Why do people get stressed at work, what can be done to alleviate the problem and does your employer have a duty to minimise workplace stress?
  • Tips for Dealing with Stress: Practical and simple ways that you can deal with and help combat stress in your life.
  • Relaxation Techniques: Learn some simple and effective ways to relax.
  • Work-Life Balance: Find out how you can maintain a healthy balance between work and leisure time.