The stretch and the strain of stress and anxiety

The stretch and the strain of stress and anxiety

The ability to understand and manage our stress and anxiety are both important pillars of our Mental Fitness. They often have something of an interdependent relationship with each other arriving as part of the same experience.  Stress is our response to a threat: we...
Making friends with stress

Making friends with stress

We live in stressful times. But stress can be our friend.  Even prior to the Pandemic HSE figures for 2019/20 reported that depression or anxiety accounted for 51% of all work-related ill health cases and 55% of all working days lost due to work-related ill health....
What are your Mental Fitness goals for 2022?

What are your Mental Fitness goals for 2022?

Whether or not you think New Year’s Resolutions are a good idea, it’s pretty common at this time of the year for people to make plans for things they want to achieve or “tick off the list” during the next 12 months. Taking some time to reflect and to...