The health of your mind and body are intrinsically linked, but only 3 in 10 people acknowledge that exercise helps their mental health, according to latest data from our Healthier Nation Index. Brendan Street, Head of Emotional Wellbeing, explains how physical activity can help to prevent and manage stress.

Updated: Friday 29 April 2022

Published: Monday 15 April 2019

The past 18 months have been immensely challenging. The stress of the pandemic and being confined to our homes has understandably resulted in some unhealthy habits. Prevention Lead Gosia Bowling and Head of Emotional Wellbeing Brendan Street discuss how we can get fitter and healthier, from exercising more to having a better sleep routine.

Updated: Monday 25 April 2022

Published: Wednesday 28 April 2021

Stress can take its toll on your body over time and one way it does this is by depleting your body’s stores of nutrients. Don’t let stress beat you – find out what you need to do to get back on form.

Updated: Monday 25 April 2022

Published: Tuesday 24 May 2016

Tired, tearful or eating too much? They're all signs you could be stressed out. Check yourself against this symptom list to find out if you should seek some support.

Updated: Friday 22 October 2021

Published: Tuesday 14 June 2016

The pandemic has disrupted our lives in many ways, but we are beginning to see light at the end of the tunnel. Gosia Bowling, Prevention Lead of Emotional Wellbeing, explains why we may have experienced a crisis of confidence, and how we can stay resilient as lockdown measures continue to ease.

Updated: Thursday 22 July 2021

Published: Wednesday 22 July 2020

Making an effort to relax might sound counterintuitive, but it's vital to your emotional and physical wellbeing. Brendan Street, Professional Head of Emotional Wellbeing, suggests a few techniques to help you unwind before you unravel.

Updated: Thursday 22 July 2021

Published: Thursday 11 May 2017

According to our Healthier Nation Index – a survey of more than 8,000 Britons about their health since the start of the pandemic – 41% of people said their mental health is worse than this time last year. Dr Gail Davies shares some mindfulness tips to help you become more resilient when faced with challenges.

Updated: Thursday 29 April 2021

Published: Monday 14 March 2016

If the emails are stacking up and you feel like it's all getting too much, take some advice from Physiologist Marcus Herbert on how to relieve stress at work.

Updated: Wednesday 24 February 2021

Published: Monday 23 May 2016