Stress is very common. We all feel stressed at times. However, it can become a problem when we start to feel stressed for no real reason or when we just can’t seem to get rid of or manage it. Recognising stress is a good first step.
Unable to Switch Off
Anger and Irritability
Looking after yourself physically and emotionally is really helpful. See the advice in the Moodcafe Wellbeing and Lifestyle section.
There are practical tips and techniques which can help you manage stress, such as learning to relax or recognise unhelpful ways of thinking.
Learning skills such as assertiveness can also help.
Steps to deal with Stress is a useful booklet giving advice on a range of ways to better manage stress.
If you live in Fife, you can book yourself directly on to one of our free classes held in many locations in Fife. To book yourself on a course go to our sister website www.accesstherapiesfife.scot.nhs.uk and click on "How can we help you" which will give you a list of groups.
The Mental Health Foundation has good tips for managing stress