Coping with stress

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This advice applies across the UK.

Stress is the feeling of being under too much mental or emotional pressure. It’s when we think a task is too big for our resources. Sometimes we are so stressed we forget what not being stressed feels like.

In this article

Tips to reduce stress

Short-term stress is not a bad thing, but long-term it can be harmful. It’s important to work out how stress affects you. The first step of trying to reduce stress is recognising when you’re getting stressed.

Looking after yourself

Help from others