Work-related stress, depression or anxiety is defined as a harmful reaction people have to undue pressures and demands placed on them at work.
According to the HSE publication ‘Work related stress, depression or anxiety statistics in Great Britain, 2018’ it reports that 595,000 workers suffered from work-related stress, depression or anxiety (new or long-standing) in 2017/18. Labour Force Survey (LFS).
The total number of working days lost due to stress in 2017/18 was 15.4million days.
I run one to one sessions or group sessions with management and/or staff which look at how to identify stress in yourself and others, discuss creative and destructive thought patterns, coping mechanisms, time management. We discuss how to take back control of your life; look at listening skills, assertiveness and mindfulness exercises to stop the monkey brain.
Stress, depression and anxiety can kill. They cause misery, not only to the person suffering from any one of them, but to their families and their colleagues. Bad decisions and poor productivity are common in stressful situations.
Mindfulness is a respected and researched technique clinically proven to help reduce depression, anxiety and stress. By learning simple breathing techniques you can bring about change to the way you deal with problems and challenges.