Tag: Stress

  Positive Case

This article relates to the idea that mental health is often conflated with mental illness, which can distract from the notion of mental health as being a positive attribute that we can all further develop.

  Be True to You

An article reflecting on the de-stigmatisation that has occurred around mental illness within society and the benefits that are provided by speaking out and taking a proactive approach to any difficulties faced.

  Dealing with Retrenchment

Becoming retrenched is typically one of the most stressful experiences that someone might face in their working life. It is therefore normal for people to experience a range of stress-related reactions around such times. The amount of stress that one feels will be affected by such aspects as how unexpected the retrenchment was, the terms… Read more »

  How to Worry Less

Statistics suggest that approximately one in five adults suffers from an anxiety-based condition of which a prominent feature is some form of worry. Approximately twice that number of people would worry on a regular basis. Therefore, worry is one of the most common forms of psychological distress. Some level of worry may be normal and… Read more »

  Dealing with Burnout

“Burnout” is a term which relates to symptomatic distress we may experience after being in stressful circumstances associated with persistent demands placed on us. Burnout occurs when the demands on us outstrip our resources including strategies for coping. For example, we may become “burnt out” after a period of excessive work demands, especially when there… Read more »