Expert: Don't bottle up stress

Professionals considering making a compensation claim due to the level of stress at work they are feeling should make sure they avoid bottling up their problems.

That is according to Ruth Coombs, manager for influence and change at mental health charity Mind Cymru, who believes that talking about problems such as anxiety relating to a job is an essential way of dealing with the issue.

Ms Coombs told Wales Online that stress is something that everyone struggles with from time to time, with some instances being "absolutely natural and healthy", as some people actually thrive on the "buzz" of pressure in their job.

However, she added that others can feel their anxiety levels constantly rising which can eventually lead to more serious physical and mental health issues if this trend is not arrested.

"The best solution is to find someone you trust to talk with … confide in friends and family," she added.

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27/04/2012 16:55