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Self Help

You can help yourself to change your habits and deal with your stress behaviours.

Here there are hundreds of fact sheets, information sheets, exercises and mind stretchers organised in topics so that you can easily find what you need.  

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Addiction

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Habit

We live our lives using habits. We have a habit for everything we do. A habit a response to a cue or trigger which leads

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Food Addiction

The same pleasure and reward centres in the brain that are triggered by addictive drugs like cocaine are also activated by highly palatable foods that

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Addiction

When you are feeling stressed, it can be easy to come home from work or school and go straight to the fridge for your glass

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Anger

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Blame

Apportioning blame to others is often a strategy of individuals who feel shame. The feeling of shame is very painful and can seriously damage self-esteem.

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Anger

Becoming angry may be part of an aggressive defence posture you adopt when you feel you cannot escape from your stressor or trigger or when

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Anxiety

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Panic Disorder

Panic Disorder is characterised by repeated, unexpected panic attacks where you feel you are going to die. Panic attacks can be a sign of extreme

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Anxiety

There are a number of ways that you can experience anxiety. Anxiety is a feeling unease, worry or fear and all of us will experience

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Children

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Children at school

School is the place where children start to learn more about relationships with others. They also start to learn about the behaviour of other children

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Children’s emotional health

Children’s emotional health and wellbeing is directly affected by the adults and older siblings around them. Happy and well-balanced adults and older siblings = a

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Coronavirus

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Depression

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Depression

Stress, if prolonged and untreated or when severe and sudden can cross over to illness. If your life is so stressed that you have been

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Flow

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Flow

Flow is the state of being absorbed in your task – your hobby, your work, or just doing the washing up.

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Gratitude

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Grief

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Loss and Grief

The loss of a loved one, whether human or pet, can cause deep pain and stress. It may add to the stress already in your

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Guilt

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Guilt

Guilt means feeling bad about something that was said or done in the past. Guilt makes the person feel stuck in the present over something

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Happiness

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Is happiness important?

Happiness is learned by children by being with happy people. We are not born happy, rather the opposite, we tend towards the negative. Happiness is

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How to Techniques

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Perfectionism

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Perfectionism

Are you obsessed with perfection? Do you constantly set such high standards for yourself that no matter how well you do at a task, you

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Phobia

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Phobias

A phobia is a type of anxiety disorder, defined by a persistent and excessive fear of an object or situation. The phobia typically results in

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Fear

Fear is the most powerful emotion known to humans… more powerful even than love. Our very survival depends on it. Fear is triggered in the

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Physical Symptoms of Stress

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Your Gut Microbiome

Your gut plays a huge part in controlling your stress which is why many people suffer with conditions such as IBS and diarrhoea.

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Pain Management

Chronic Pain, aches and pains are a common complaint that can result from increased levels of stress. Studies have shown that increased levels of the stress hormone

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Menopause

The BBC series on the Breakfast programme on the menopause highlighted the lack of information that women can access about the impact of this change

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Planning and Organising

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Journaling

Journaling, or keeping a diary, or just a jotter, can release thoughts, feelings and emotions that you were unaware of. Getting rid of your stress

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Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

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Anxiety

There are a number of ways that you can experience anxiety. Anxiety is a feeling unease, worry or fear and all of us will experience

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Procrastination

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Relationship with Food

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Relationships

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Blame

Apportioning blame to others is often a strategy of individuals who feel shame. The feeling of shame is very painful and can seriously damage self-esteem.

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Bullying

Bullying is a learned behaviour. Children learn about bullying from the adults or older siblings around them at home. Or from children at school. Children

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Resilience

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Resilience

Resilience is about rebounding and recovery despite change or adversity. Being resilient demonstrates a successful ability to adapt to the tasks that life or work

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Coping with Change

Change is often something that is imposed by necessity as families change, move home or a new school is required. The time pressures to respond

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Absenteeism from work

Your team probably averages about 6 days absence per year. But…when they are they absent have they stopped working? Of the respondents to the Chartered

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Shame

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Shame

Shame is the emotion felt when a person realises that the behaviour they are engaged in is forbidden. Shame is a learned response to the

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Sleep

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Sleep

Sleep is absolutely crucial in managing stress. Getting sufficient sleep (usually about 6 – 8 hours per night) is the way the body and mind

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Addiction

When you are feeling stressed, it can be easy to come home from work or school and go straight to the fridge for your glass

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Stress: General

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Lifestyle

Your lifestyle – what you do and how you do it – can impact on your stress levels.

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Stress Busters

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Exercise

Exercise is incredibly beneficial for dealing with stress. BUT – the most stressed out people are other training athletes! So, like everything else, it needs

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Technology

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Coping in a digital age

The 24/7 use of technology to communicate in every area of your life may be another factor contributing to your stress levels. Multi-tasking Trying to

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The Mind and Brain

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Hormones

Hormones are special chemical messengers in the body that are created in the endocrine glands. These messengers control most major bodily functions, from simple basic

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How the mind works

The mind is one part of the overall system in your body which helps to keep your healthy. The other part is your gut or

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Thoughts

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Self-Esteem

Are you experiencing self-damning thoughts…do you feel depressed, anxious, anger (or rage), guilt, hurt or betrayed, shame, jealousy or envy? Do these thoughts and feelings

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Positive Thinking

Positive thinking includes the following: Integrity; consistency; managing emotions; being positive; Empathy. You can promote positive thinking by encouraging the following: encourage participation in decision

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How the mind works

The mind is one part of the overall system in your body which helps to keep your healthy. The other part is your gut or

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Anxiety

There are a number of ways that you can experience anxiety. Anxiety is a feeling unease, worry or fear and all of us will experience

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Time

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Time

Many stressed people claim to have no time or don’t know where their times goes. This may be because they are trying to fit too

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Trauma

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Trauma

Trauma can be defined as a psychological or emotional response to an event or an experience that is deeply distressing or disturbing. When loosely applied,

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Wellness

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Your Gut Microbiome

Your gut plays a huge part in controlling your stress which is why many people suffer with conditions such as IBS and diarrhoea.

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Exercise

Exercise is incredibly beneficial for dealing with stress. BUT – the most stressed out people are other training athletes! So, like everything else, it needs

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Breathing

Controlled breathing is a key technique for managing stress. There are lots of techniques you can use.

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Relaxation

Relaxation techniques are one of the easiest ways to deal with stress but most of us turn to other things such as a cream cake,

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Absenteeism from work

Your team probably averages about 6 days absence per year. But…when they are they absent have they stopped working? Of the respondents to the Chartered

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Work-related Stress

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Work-related Stress

Work is one of two major areas of stress in our lives – along with our home lives and relationships. Being a working mother can

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Multi-tasking

Many people believe, especially women, that multi-tasking (carrying out multiple tasks at one time) is the way to manage stress. Doing lots of tasks may

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Wellness

Health and well-being and having a holistic approach to your own and your team’s wellness is paramount in the 21st Century. There is a positive

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Under-performance – the cost

Where a business is experiencing absence because of stress-related illness it is likely to be under-performing and feeling the impact on the bottom line. Individuals

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Turnover

In a study into Health, Wellbeing and Productivity it was found that employees describing themselves as highly stressed lost 77 per cent more days (4.6

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