Stress is when we feel we can't cope. Our emotions, concentration and behaviour may be affected. Long-term stress can make us sick. Relaxation techniques and therapies can help us manage or prevent stress.
Topic: Stressful situations
Holidays are supposed to offer relaxation and recuperation, but some people find them disappointingly stressful.
Christmas doesn't have to be a financial headache if you plan ahead.
The expense of gifts and food, the pressure of shopping, and the expectations of the season can make Christmas an extremely stressful time.
The effort of trying to provide for the family and keep the farm going can be intensely stressful.
People in rural communities are generally proud of their independence, which can make it hard to ask for help.
Stress is a common issue for all tertiary students, but there are lots of ways to manage your stress.
Work-related stress causes an increase in sick days and absenteeism, a higher turnover of staff and a drop in productivity.
A difficult relationship with the boss is a common cause of work-related stress.