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How Can You Be Mindful at Work?

Your difficult work situation may be driving you to getting counselling in Manchester, but have you considered how you could try to be mindful at work as well? Over 12 million work days were lost to stress in 2016/17, and of course much of the stress experienced by workers may have been caused by the work itself. Common causes of stress at work include workloads, bullying, changes to working patterns and general work culture. If you are someone who is working in a difficult working environment and finding this has become an issue for your mental health, then you may want to try...

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Why Choose Pre-marriage Counselling?

The best couples counselling Manchester could have to offer could be a great choice for anyone about to get married. Having couples counselling ahead of marriage will help you to decide on important aspects of your future lives together with the help of a non-judgemental voice from someone who is not in the partnership. You can use this time to discuss the big issues that you will face in the future, when and how many children to have, where you will live, what your financial plans are, as well as ironing out niggles. It may also be a good idea to discuss how your relationship will work...

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Quarter Of Brits Face Financial Trouble In Emergencies

Personal finances are a major cause of stress for many people, and facing debt problems and work pressures is one of the main reasons why people seek out counselling in Manchester. This is because 25 per cent of Brits do not have money set aside for emergencies, so when something does go wrong, they are not able to cope financially. Recent findings from GoCompare Money reported that people only have £1,300 in savings, but as much as 42 per cent have less than £500 put aside should they have an unexpected cost, large bill, or lose their job. Consumer advocate at the firm...

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Do Sports People Need Better Access To Counselling?

One rugby player has been speaking about his battle with a serious recurring knee injury, and suggested that counselling should be offered to all players suffering with a similar problem and facing time out from their sport. In an interview with the Guardian Dave Attwood, Bath second row who’s currently on loan at Toulon, spoke openly about his feelings when he was struggling to return to match fitness after suffering an injury at an England training camp. He explained that although you’re still involved with your club on a day-to-day level during your recovery, you have a...

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Work Most Common Cause Of Stress In The UK

Work stress affects 59 per cent of people in the UK, a new survey has revealed, making it the most common kind of stress in the country. Perkbox’s 2018 Workplace Stress Survey found that family and money worries were also frequently cited as causes of stress (46 per cent and 45 per cent of respondents named these respectively). Health stress and relationship stress completed the top five. When it came to work stress though, some professions were more likely to be affected than others. The sector with the most stressed employees was named as finance, followed closely by local and...

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