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21 July 2010

Manage stress

It's vital to know how to manage and control stress before you find stress controlling you.

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It can happen when you're late and stuck in traffic, about to make the presentation that may save your job, or opening yet another due bill – heart-racing, stomach-churning stress. 

 

While any of these scenarios may only be temporary, living in a stressed state leads to illness and negatively affects relationships. Learning how to recognise stressors and stress-management techniques is a practical investment in your own good health. Write to the Stress Reduction Expert for advice on how to reduce the impact of tension and pressure.

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(Joanne Hart, Health24, July 2010)

 
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