Stress Tips

5 Ways To Free Your Life Of Clutter And De-stress

Susan Leigh | Posted 24.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Susan Leigh

Are you one of those people who get up in the morning and start the day already feeling hassled? Maybe you can't decide what to wear, where to start, what to do first. Feeling that way can introduce a frustrating tone to the day, even before you've left the bathroom.

Why Stress Is Bad

Katie Woodland | Posted 03.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Katie Woodland

OK, so let's go right back to the beginning again because it seems despite all the hard work of many upstanding individuals the fact that stress is bad (and I mean really bad), is just not quite sinking in with many people.

Five Steps To Help You Stress-Less This Christmas

Katie Woodland | Posted 21.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Katie Woodland

Look, if I had a house worthy of being featured on the real housewives of Cheshire (yes it's a real programme and yes it's definitely on my guilty pleasure list), then I would be taking it all in my stride.

When Does Stress Become Something More Serious?

Katie Woodland | Posted 14.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Katie Woodland

Whether you've sat an exam, learned to drive, had an interview, spoken in public... all these things get our bodies stressed. But, once we've done whatever it was that was stressing us out our bodies get the opportunity to calm down, chill out, and relax.

Plan Now to Enjoy a Stress Free Christmas

Susan Leigh | Posted 11.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Susan Leigh

Many of us get swept along by our desire to create the perfect Christmas for our family, but even the Archbishop of Canterbury has expressed concern at the amount of pressure, and especially financial burden, that some people subject themselves to at this time of the year.

Dead Plant on Your Desk? Why Replacing It Could Save Your Life

Jayne Morris | Posted 19.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jayne Morris

If you have a dead plant on your desk take note. The conscious act of replacing it and simultaneously choosing to prioritise self-care could save your life.

The Perils of Part-Time Studentdom: Ten Things You Need to Know

Emma Leverton | Posted 11.04.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Emma Leverton

Opting for a part-time course isn't quite the bed of roses we would hope it to be. Of course we all know that anything worth doing is never going to be easy, but the perils of part-time study can be tough for even the most eager and well prepared among us.

Effective Tips to Manage Stress

Susan Leigh | Posted 08.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Susan Leigh

Issues with stress can be experienced by any of us at any age. Children may experience stressful peer pressure, worry about their exams, their body image, popularity. Adults often have work, family or relationship worries to contend with. Older people may stress about health, finances, their quality of life. Each age brings its own stresses and concerns.

Living With Social Anxiety Disorder (Social Phobia) My Daily Struggles

Olga Levancuka | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Olga Levancuka

Today I am feeling extra brave. More surprised than impressed with my own bravery, I decide to leave the queue and explore the rest of the food stalls. 'Fish and Chips' was the first one on the corner and on my way home.

The Bald Truth About Success Through Stress

Rosanna Savone | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rosanna Savone

A traumatic life event? I had recently ended my engagement to my Italian fiancé just three weeks before our romantic wedding in Rome. This whooper of a break up left me devastated for over a year. On top of it, the canceled wedding had eaten up my savings and put me into credit card debt.

How to Beat the Winter Blues

Cat Williams | Posted 13.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Cat Williams

During February we can often feel low, the weather is dreadful and Spring might feel a long way away. What is the secret of feeling calmer and happier despite the trials of this time of year?

Slow Down!

Kamontip Evans | Posted 12.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kamontip Evans

Try meditation to help you slow down - to spare your heart and cardiovascular system from wear and tear due to stress. When you practise meditation, the awareness of your breathing or bodily movements becomes enhanced.

'Tis the Season to Be Truly Jolly

Kamontip Evans | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kamontip Evans

Christmas is the time of cheer and happiness. But how many of you are fretting about the getting together of relatives and in-laws, panicking about what to cook, wear, eat, do, buy, how to get on with the extended family, let alone your own - under the same roof, and for some, how to cope with loneliness at Christmas?

Mortgage, Work And Kids Stress People Out As Much As Being Chased By A Bear

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 06.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Stress Awareness Day has turfed up a lot of interesting facts this week. 44% of us are in a state of stress right now, and in the past year, five mill...

Poorna Bell

Nearly 50% Of Brits Suffer From Long Term Stress - Are You One Of Them? | Poorna Bell | Posted 06.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Feeling like you're close to breaking point once in a while is perfectly human, but feeling like that all the time certainly isn't. In an extensiv...

Ten Quick Tips to Kill the Stress in Your Life - Before it Kills You

Peter Ryding | Posted 03.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Peter Ryding

It's official; we are all under more stress today than any time in the past 20 years. While some stress can help us to raise our game and strive that little bit harder, too much stress reduces our quality of life, our productivity, and over the long term causes ill health and in extreme cases even death.

Weekend Wellbeing

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Every Friday, as part of our new 'weekly wellbeing' initiative, HuffPost UK Lifestyle will be picking their favourite feel-good story from around the ...

December Named the Most Stressful Month for UK Employees

Marian Dwyer | Posted 29.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Marian Dwyer

The pressure to deliver a month's work in a matter of weeks combined with less people in the office due to a myriad of Christmas parties, left over holiday days and official bank holidays, are all expected to takes its toll as the festive season gets into full swing.

Who Decides Your Happiness?

Kirsty Hanly | Posted 18.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Kirsty Hanly

Have you ever felt that other people are holding you back? That the things or people around you are the reason for you being unhappy? Or perhaps that it's because of the train or bus running late that you are having a bad day. Have you ever considered that all this is a matter of perception?

Euro 2012: How To Avoid Going Football Crazy (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 12.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

With the Euro 2012 tournament in full swing, football fever is about to dominate our summer, TV screens and if your partner is soccer mad - it may tak...

Over-Thinking Makes Us Prone To Mistakes, Plus How To Beat 'Over-Thinking Anxiety’

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 16.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

According to recent research by Michigan State University, female brains in a state of anxiety work much harder and are more prone to making mistakes,...