National Stress Awareness Day.

Stress is our bodies natural reaction to feeling threatened or under pressure, and it is something that everyone experiences. Sometimes stress can help to motivate us to meet deadlines, perform better at physical activities and can save our lives in dangerous situations. However, experiencing high levels of stress over a long period of time can lead to a number of physical and mental health issues. 

Last year alone, 74% of people in the UK have felt so stressed that they have felt unable to cope (Mental Health Foundation).

Dealing with stress is important and there are simple ways to help reduce stress. See below for a few of our tips.