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Toxic stress amongst students: How is it being combatted?

In this article, we explore the difference in healthy stress and toxic stress, how our current exam system may well be aggravating stress levels, as well as the line between stress and mental health conditions.
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Oral Health Foundation calls for stress-free working environments to end sugar binges

With half of workers reporting feeling stressed in their jobs the Oral Health Foundation is calling on employers to do more to help combat stress to end sugar binges.
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What do we do when health care isn’t working?

We read stories and listen to news bulletins about the problems in health care that impact not just individuals but also NHS staff. So, what is going on and why is nothing working?.
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Long working hours shorten life expectancy by 9 years

Working weeks that exceed 48 hours may shorten life expectancy by up to 9 years, new research shows.
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Can CBD be effective in supporting your mental health?

Sophia Ali co-founder of Amma Life shares her views on supporting your mental health through the use of CBD oil and other methods, here.
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Once burned out, twice shy: The unaffordable cost of work-related stress

Chris Parke, CEO and Co-founder, Talking Talent, discusses how workers are being affected by work-related stress and what businesses can do to support their employees.
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A-level results: “Talent not tests” is the gold standard for today’s employers

A staggering 86% of young people experience high levels of stress in the countdown to A-level results, according to a new survey from Arden University.
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Prenatal parental stress linked to behaviour problems in toddlers

New research reveals that expecting parents having emotional struggles is a sign of future emotion and behaviour problems in their 2-year-olds.
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Over half of employees are experiencing chronic workplace stress

The impact of a pressure-filled summer season is causing more than half of UK employees to experience chronic workplace stress, or ‘burnout’, according to the second Wellbeing Index Report.
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Fighting burnout in the workplace

Paul Friday, Director of Strategic Relationships at MHR explores how HR can help protect employees from stress before it spirals into burnout in the workplace.
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Health and social workers are most likely to suffer from work-related stress

Health and social workers tend to work longer hours and report more cases of work-related stress, depression and anxiety, according to an analysis by The Office Group (TOG).
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How can technology be used to support mental health in the workplace?

59% of UK adults experience stress at work, here Natasha Bougourd from TSG highlights how technology can be used to support mental health.
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Maternal Mental Health: Treatments for Postnatal depression

Dr Leigh Neal highlights the treatments available for Postnatal depression following Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month.
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How to beat stress and keep the mind healthy

British Safety Council launches wellbeing videos with exercises and advice to help workers beat stress and maintain good mental health.
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Female Firefighters at risk of PTSD and suicidal thoughts

Female firefighters are at a high risk of developing symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder and experiencing suicidal thoughts, compared to male firefighters, according to a new study.
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How valuable are exams to employers?

With 81% of students admitting to feeling pressure to finding a job within six months of graduating, Fresh Student Living has looked at how valuable exams are to employers in the modern working world.
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Does the structure of GCSE exams matter?

Results of a research project on the impact of modular and linear structures of GCSE exams have been published.
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Is your commute to work harming your mental health?

Three-quarters of young brits say their commute to work increases their stress levels yet nearly three in five would commute longer for better jobs and homes.
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Professionals vs Tradesmen: Who has the most stressful jobs?

Research from Workwear Giant indicates that the more you earn, the more you seem to suffer from stress, with the professional category most affected compared to those in trade.
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44% of work-related stress is caused by high workload

According to HSE, around 15.4 million working days we lost in 12 months due to work-related stress or anxiety last year, with 23% of full-time employees admitting to feeling burned out at work all the time.

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