Stress may be something you feel everyday, but it is shocking how quickly it can spiral into a chronic state of mind that affects your health and wellbeing.
National Stress Awareness Day is about taking stock of our own stress levels - an increasingly important thing to do considering stress is the overwhelming cause of sick days in the UK.
A new survey reveals that the biggest cause of stress is a lack of sleep. Not enough sleep affects your concentration and energy levels, and should it become a regular occurrence, can even affect how long you live and your immune system.
The study found that 56% of adults feel sleep is their biggest stress factor, while shortly behind, 48% felt money was a big issue. Family issues and relationship conflicts followed at 35% and 27% respectively. Continue reading.
Originally posted on Huffington Post.
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