“I can honestly say that the Stress Management Training day our SMT participated in recently was one of the most thought provoking and impactful events of this nature that I have attended.”
Shirley Evans, Head of Department The Royal National College for Blind
What is Stress?
Stress is our body’s response to pressure arising from situations and life events.
People experience stress in relationships, their working life and physical health concerns.
When we encounter situations that we interpret as stressful, our body reacts accordingly. Our blood pressure rises, we begin to perspire, our breath becomes shallow and our blood platelets become sticky. Our body activates its fight or flight response.
In the long term this stress and imbalance can cause emotional and physical disease.
Symptoms of stress: