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Work related-stress

At times, work can be stressful and impact the way you feel emotionally and physically.

This page has factsheets, tips and information, activities and services available in Midlothian to help you understand what causes stress in a workplace, how to recognise it and find ways to manage it so you can thrive in all areas of your life.

Let us know what resource works well for you. If you have any other suggestions for our self-help pages, please send them to julie.huggan@health-in-mind.org.uk.


Factsheets

The following factsheets will help you understand work stress and how to manage it.

Stress in the workplace factsheet from Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (for Managers and employers)

Factsheet on work and mental health from Mind

Tips and information

Here you will find tips and information to help you manage stress at work.

5 ways to wellbeing at work from Health in Mind   

Tips on how to be mentally healthy at work from Mind    

Guide to beating stress at work from NHS Inform  

Tips on managing stress at work from Help Guide

Tips on how to deal with stress at work from Very Well Mind

Tips on how to manage and reduce stress from the Mental Health Foundation

How to keep work stress from taking over your life from Healthline   

A guide to staying mentally well at work from SAMH

Advice for employers about work-related stress from Arinite

Wellness Action Plan

A Wellness Action Plan (WAP), created by Mind, is a great way to put down on paper the different ways you keep well at work. It allows you and your manager, or employee, to support each other to create a workplace that encourages positive mental health and wellbeing.

WAP for employees

WAP for employers

Services

If you are looking for local support, please go to our service directory to find out what services and projects are available to you.


Looking to boost your wellbeing?

If you’re experiencing low mood, anxiety, or stress in your life, looking into self-help activities and ideas might be the right option for you.