• Stop stressing: How to cope with the pressures of modern life

    We are all affected by the pressures of modern living, whether it be from work deadlines, the daily commute, running around after children or simply never having enough hours in the day. Stress seems to have become a common part of our hectic lifestyle but left uncontrolled it can threaten our physical health and mental wellbeing. Add to this the negative impact that winter can have on our mood, it is particularly important at this time of year that we do what we can to look after ourselves mentally. Sometimes we may not even realise how much we are being affected by stress, but