National Stress Awareness Day 2011: How To Make Stress Work For You

Anxiety-Busting Tips On National Stress Awareness Day

From financial fears to the pressure of balancing a stressful job and domestic responsibilities, modern life is fraught with everyday anxieties.

When stress becomes a way of life it can play havoc with your health and wellbeing. But in small doses, it can can be harnessed in positive ways, such as helping to boost your motivation levels and to perform under pressure.

In light of National Stress Awareness Day, we spoke to Mike Clayton, author of Brilliant Stress Management, for advice on how to reduce, prevent and cope with stress and turn it to your own advantage.