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Stress Management

What is stress?

Defining what constitutes ‘stress’ is not always straightforward, so realbuzz.com has put together the following guide on what stress actually is and the effects of stress on different people.

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The signs and symptoms of stress

To help you identify whether you or someone you know is suffering from stress, check out our stress guide outlining information on the physical, emotional and mental symptoms and signs of stress.

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How to deal with stress

Stress is an inevitable part of life and so you’ll never be able to avoid stress completely. The best way to cope with stress is to learn how to deal with it and here are 10 ways to do just that ...

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Can stress make you fat?

Stress. It makes you depressed. It makes you tired. It makes you snap at the people you love. Stress can make you drink the whole bottle of wine when you only meant to have a glass. But stress can also make you fat.

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Dealing with the symptoms of stress

Panic attacks, disrupted sleep — stress can manifest in many ways and the following feature describes some of the most common stress symptoms and suggests some of the best ways to overcome them.

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Top 10 causes of stress and how to beat them

Stress is usually caused by too much pressure being put on us by others — or in some cases by ourselves — and if stress is left unchecked, it can lead to an inability to function effectively and cope under pressure. Check out our top 10 common causes of stress and solutions to help you beat each of these worrysome stress factors...

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Stress and heart disease

You eat oily fish, you walk daily, you quit smoking years ago, and you go easy on saturated fats. So, it’s fair to say your heart is in great shape, right? Not necessarily.

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Top 12 ways out of a bad mood

Beating a bad mood is not easy, but the only person that can get you out of the bad mood is yourself! Here are a dozen mood tips to drag yourself out of your foul mood and into a more positive frame of mind.

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Top 10 tips to clear your mind

Decluttering your mind is about clearing your head so you can focus on the important things. Here are 10 ways to clear your mind and get you focused.

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Top 10 ways to relax

Finding time to relax can be difficult. With work, family and hectic social lives, it can seem as though proper relaxation takes a back seat. Fortunately, there are many ways to make relaxation a part of your everyday life.

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Top 5 stress busting workouts

Life can be (or rather is) very stressful at times. People employ all sorts of methods to combat the rigors of modern living but a guaranteed stress reliever is something available to us all - a bit of good old fashioned exercise.  It is believed that exercise provides a wide variety of psychological benefits for participants, naturally improving our self-esteem but also triggering the release of various endorphins and other chemicals into our brains.

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