Mental Health Awareness Week 2018

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2018 How much is your staff retention cost to business? Stress affects our bodies as well as our minds. Oxford Stress Management Consultant Heather Darwall-Smith achieves wellbeing targets in company policy with UK workshops for companies that care. Smart companies know their employees are their greatest strength yet people leaving workplaces early after many years of … Read More

Cortisol too much or too little?

HeatherBlog, Hormones & neurotransmitters, Stress0 Comments

What It Is: Cortisol is a steroid hormone, commonly known as the ‘stress hormone’, produced by the adrenal glands in response to stress and low blood glucose concentration. In survival mode, cortisol can be life-saving. It helps to maintain fluid balance and blood pressure, while regulating some body functions that aren’t crucial in the moment, like reproductive drive, immunity, digestion … Read More