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Personality Under Pressure: Part Two

How do you perform under pressure? In this article we look at four personality traits that can make dealing with stress a whole lot harder.

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Personality Under Pressure: Part One

Some people seem to flourish in stressful situations while others flounder. Why?

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Counting The Cost Of Stress At Work

Think about how you spend an average day. If you manage seven hours’ sleep, consume two hours with meals and watch television for two more, that leaves 13 hours. Where does the rest of the day go?

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Mind Yourself

If you're struggling with stress, anxiety or depression, you might want to consider opening your mind to the benefits of mindfulness.

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A Spoonful Of Laughter

As well as making you feel good, research suggests that laughter may soothe stress and give your health a boost.

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The Juggling Life

A vibrant family and social life can be a wonderful, health-affirming thing – if you get the balance right. But how do you keep all the balls in the air?

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Build Your Own Bounce

Why is it that some people struggle with stressful events much more than others? Researchers suggest that the answer may lie in ‘emotional resilience’.

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Getting To Know Stress

Stress is an inevitable, unavoidable part of life. The triggers can be physical, emotional or intellectual challenges. Our responses can involve physical and psychological symptoms.

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Stressing The Importance Of Support

Is work-related stress a problem for you? If you're interested in protecting your health in the long-term, gathering a support network around you is a sound idea.

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Work Versus Life: The Flexible Approach

Flexible work conditions can be ideal, but you've got to make sure they're working for you and not against you.

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Win/Win: Workplace Assertiveness

There's a lot more to job satisfaction than just a fat pay packet. Assertively negotiate your way to a happier, more fulfilling work life.

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Toxic Stress: Substance Abuse

When you're stressed out it can be tempting to have a drink or light up a smoke – or try other methods to chill out or get a quick pick-me-up. Alluring as this may be, alcohol, cigarettes and drugs won’t reduce stress and could make it worse.

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Eating Up: Food And Your Mood

Can your diet really boost your mood or drag you down into the dumps?

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Exercise Really Is Medicine For The Mind

If you have depression and anxiety, being active on a regular basis can do you a power of good.

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Overcoming Obstacles: Problem Solving Strategies

When things go awry in your day, it’s natural to feel your stress levels mount. That’s when it’s worth reminding yourself that how you respond to obstacles will determine whether your stress snowballs or simply melts away.

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