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Over half of women admit stress ‘impacts their health’

Modern women are generally more stressed than men, a new study has revealed. A study carried out among 1,000 males and 1,000 females found the typical woman endures two stressful days a week, compared to men who only suffer through one. The main causes for women’s stress emerged as heavy workloads, family life or money [...]


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Saturday 7th December – the day festive stress strikes

Tomorrow (Sat Dec 7) is the day when festive stress strikes – amid fears we won’t get everything done in time for Christmas Day. A study found millions of us will start the weekend waking in a panic over the sheer amount of work still required to get in everything in place. The figures show [...]


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‘Brave face’ Britain – 60% bury serious worries and problems

If someone tells you they’re fine, chances are they are anything but – a new study into the everyday problems and worries of 2,000 people highlighted a tendency to hide feelings of worry or avoid ‘showing weakness’ because of a fear of being judged. Results showed the average person’s approach to dealing with serious stress [...]


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Holiday pangs kick in after 57 days – two months until we need to get away from work

The average worker needs a holiday every 57 days, research has revealed. A study carried out among 2,000 Brits found just two months is all it takes before the tiredness sets in, performance at work starts to slide and we feel like we need to get away from the daily grind. And while general fatigue [...]


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Worry- two hours a day lost to stress of modern life

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Stressed-out Brits spend the equivalent of five years of their life worrying; researchers have revealed that the strains of modern life leave the typical adult losing around two hours a day to fretting over the high cost of living, feeling out of shape and mounting debt. Getting old, fears over job security and relationships issues [...]


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Weekly shops with the kids top the list of stress triggers for mums

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Shopping with kids, bedtimes and long car journeys with youngsters in the back have emerged as a modern mums’ greatest stress triggers. The Top 20 also featured being constantly plagued by requests of ‘Can I have this?’, and tantrums mid-aisle when the answer is ‘no’ means supermarket shopping strikes fear into the heart of young [...]


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In a Jam- nearly a year of our life spent in queues

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The average adult spends the equivalent of almost a year of their life stuck in a queue, it has been revealed. A study of 2,000 Brits shows we will wait patiently (or not so patiently) whilst stuck in jams, waiting for the traffic lights or queuing for the toilet for a collective two hours and [...]


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‘Secondary Stress’- concern over partner’s career leads to stress-induced illness and injury

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Middle class redundancies amid the double dip recession have been blamed for the high number of wives suffering from stress induced illnesses. Experts have revealed that over the last two years, scores of women have been struck down by agonising neck and back pain and headaches caused by ‘secondary stress’. The condition is most prevalent [...]


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Home-bound Brits- a fifth have never been abroad

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One in five Brits has never been on a holiday abroad, a study has revealed. Costs, hassle of dealing with immigration and passports and fears of exotic bugs and animals mean that more than a fifth of Brits have never set foot in a foreign country. No language barrier, being familiar with the culture and [...]


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Stress-free staycations- holidays at home are more relaxing

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Camping holidays in the UK are less stressful than exotic holidays abroad, a study has revealed. Researchers have found families who stay local instead of jetting off to sunny foreign climes are more likely to arrive relaxed and ready to enjoy their holiday. Holiday-goers also find it easier to unwind without the worries of passports [...]


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