Over the years, watching England in major tournaments has had its fair share of ups and downs. From the euphoria of dramatic late winners to penalty shoot-out heartbreak, many of us have experienced an emotional rollercoaster when following the travails of the national team. But what impact does this have on the body, and could it have beneficial effects?

Updated: Friday 9 December 2022

Published: Friday 9 December 2022

We all experience stress at various points in our lives. Here's how to recognise it and build the resilience needed to face it.

Updated: Wednesday 9 November 2022

Published: Friday 8 July 2016

Your heart holds the secret to your stress levels. Nuffield Health's Head of Clinical Wellbeing explains why, and how you can use heart rate variability to combat the effects of stress.

Updated: Friday 7 October 2022

Published: Tuesday 23 June 2015

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: Tuesday 20 September 2022

Published: Tuesday 24 May 2016

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 2 September 2022

Published: Monday 15 April 2019

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

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