National Stress Awareness Day (NSAD) Wednesday Nov 5th 2014
Published 04 November 2014
Wednesday the 5th of November is National Stress Awareness Day (NSAD) and will the the 16th to be held at venues all over the UK. in 2013/2014 it is estimated that between 11.3 million working days were lost due to stress, depression or anxiety (source: http://www.hse.gov.uk/statistics/dayslost.htm).
Employers have a duty under health and safety law to assess and take measures to control risks from work-related stress; more information relating to wrokplace well being can be found on the ACAS website including workplace best practices and tips on managing stress and ones mental health.
This inforgraph curtisy of happify.com offers some great science based tips on handling personal stress: