Handling Stress

Please, do not ignore any symptoms of feeling stressed. Take action. Try reading through the advice link below or if the symptoms are work related discuss this with someone.

  • Try not to turn to anything unhealthy to help you cope. Things such as drink and smoking are often unhelpful
  • In life there is generally always something we can do to make the situation feel better
  • Try to take control of the situation, doing nothing often makes things worse
  • Build emotional strength, take control of your situation, use your trusted social network for support
  • Adopt a positive outlook
  • Seek help, don’t feel alone

More tips from the nhs about managing stress