October 16, 2017

Stress.  It is a normal part of everyday life, and something that our body is designed to handle.  In fact, we have an inbuilt “fight or flight response”, which sees our body adopt various physiological processes in order for us to handle the stressors we may experienc...

October 13, 2017


When our bodies feel stressed, adrenaline is released due to the “fight and flight response” and this must be utilised.  The physiological stress response is activated by any kind of demand, whether or not it requires physical activity.  If our physiological “f...

October 13, 2017

Many elements of our day-to-day lives can influence our ability to handle the stressors of the workplace.

The Food and Stress Relationship

The relationship between the food we eat and the stress we experience is quite a substantial one.  We don’t always consider that whe...

October 13, 2017

We have always been told the importance of ensuring we have a good support network in place.  Research has actually backed this up, with evidence that social support reduces the strains experienced by work stress.

Talking it out

Whether it is talking about the stressors...

October 13, 2017

Identify Controllable Versus Uncontrollable Stressors

If you are feeling under stress at work, it may be beneficial to problem solve through controllable versus uncontrollable stressors.  Write a list of stressors that you can control and those that you can’t actively c...

July 7, 2017

At Integrated PeopleStrategies we encourage everyone who completes our psychological assessments to get in touch to receive complimentary verbal feedback on their results.  This not only provides the person with the opportunity to understand their own performance on th...

March 2, 2017

As the new year rolls in, so do the goals that we have for the year. Some are big aspirations, some are those that we set every year. Now that we are into March, it is a great time to take a step back and evaluate our progress.

There are many benefits to goal setting,...

December 21, 2015


All of us know someone who suffers from debilitating psychological health issues. 

Sometimes we know and sometimes we don’t know! 


Why, because often people prefer this to “fly under the radar”.  These health concerns are often brought on and certainly exacerbated by l...

September 17, 2015

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