CHRONIC STRESS / DISTRESS = The degree to which you feel overwhelmed
or unable to cope as a result of pressures that are unmanageable
STRESS is NORMAL
DISTRESS is NOT RIGHT
It negatively affects your mental and physical health, including your immune system
Mental Health Foundation on Stress
_____ Emotional & Behavioural changes
Feeling overwhelmed, anxious, fearfull, angry, aggressive . . .
be withdrawn, indecisive, inflexible, concentration span, less or no patience . . .
_____ Bodily changes
Headaches, nausea, indigestions, sleep patterns . . .
_____ Causes differ and can origin from home, social connection, work
Fatigue, exhaustion, vicarious trauma for psychotherapists & doctors
Relationship abuse, bullying
Death of a love one
Divorce / separation
Expatriation & Impatriation /Move
Enquire if you want a talk or an intervention about stress for employers & employees
¤ 526,000 workers suffering from work-related stress, depression or anxiety (new or long-standing) in 2016/17
¤ 12.5 million working days lost due to work-related stress, depression or anxiety in 2016/17