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Stress Awareness Month 2021

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Stress Awareness Month April 2021

What is Stress Awareness Month?

- Stress Awareness Month increases public awareness about the causes of stress and how to help combat stress in this modern-day life.
- Handling stress can be different for everyone, and it can filter in from various parts of your life, from your workplace to personal relationships.
- Learning about this month can certainly help anyone who struggles to cope with their stress and needs guidance and advice.

Here's some statistics...

- According to the Mental Health Foundation, 74% of UK adults have had a moment over the last year where they’ve felt so stressed that they’ve been too overwhelmed or unable to cope with the situation.

- 65% of people in the UK have felt more stressed since COVID-19 restrictions began last March.

How learning about stress could help you

- Stress is a widespread feeling for most of us to feel, and as such, millions of individuals around the world can struggle with it.

- Stress can have an impact on our health, both physically and mentally. These health issues could be anxiety and depression to heart disease.

- Learning the coping mechanisms and just being more aware of stress can certainly help an individual who is feeling overwhelmed by this emotion.

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Throughout the month of April we will be sharing tips and advice on how to properly cope with stress, focusing on the theme of this year's stress awareness month - Regaining Connectivity, Certainty and Control!

Check out the NHS guide for students managing stress and find out more about Stress Awareness Month!

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