Community Self help tips Tips for coping with Stress There's no medical definition of stress, and health care professionals often disagree over whether stress is the cause of problems or the result of them. This can make it difficult for you to work out what causes your feelings of stress, or how to deal with them. But whatever your personal definition of stress is, it's likely that you can learn to manage your stress better by: managing external pressures,so stressful situations don't seem to happen to you quite so often developing your emotional resilience,so you're better at coping with tough situations when they do happen and don't feel quite so stressed Mind have some very useful tips/information and guides all of which can be accessed here Here are the details of other organisations that may be able to help Anxiety UK anxietyuk.org.uk 08444 775 774 (Monday–Friday 9.30am–5.30pm)anxietyuk.org.uk Be Mindful bemindful.co.uk Information about mindfulness and mindfulness based stress reduction (MBSR). Big White Wall bigwhitewall.com An online community of people who are finding it hard to cope. It’s completely anonymous so you can express yourself openly. Health and Safety Executive hse.gov.uk/stress Information about health and safety law in the workplace. Specialist information on stress for employers and employees. Mind Tools mindtools.com Information on topics including stress management and assertiveness. NHS Choices nhs.co.uk Information and tips on managing stress in the workplace. Samaritans samaritans.org [email protected] 116 123 (24 hours a day) Stress Management Society stress.org.uk Information about stress and tips on how to cope Stressbusting stressbusting.co.uk Information about stress and techniques for coping. Lists several talking treatments and alternative therapies that can be used to treat stress.