GoodOaks News, Homecare News | 8 November 2022

National Stress Awareness Day 2021

National Stress Awareness Day 2021

National Stress Awareness Day 2021

Stress is our body’s way of dealing with outside pressure or threats. A small amount of stress can be helpful, it can encourage us to do a task, motivate us to hit a work deadline or remember important information. However, long-term chronic stress can lead to both physical and mental health conditions.

This month is National Stress Awareness Day (November 4th,) and the aim of the campaign by the International Stress Management Association is to raise awareness, reduce stigma and promote the importance of reducing stress. Our guide will give you practical tips to help reduce stress in your work and home life.

What does stress look like?

Stress can come from too much pressure from work, home life or even from the pressure we put on ourselves.

There are several signs of stress, The ISMA has a good guide here, but briefly, stress can show up as:

What conditions can be brought on by chronic stress?

How can I manage stress in my work and home life?


How GoodOaks can help

GoodOaks Homecare provides live-in and visiting care to help people live independent lives in their own homes for as long as possible. All our care professionals are trained to the highest standard. There are lots of ways GoodOaks Homecare care professionals can help you or your loved one live an independent and dignified life. To find out more, visit