5 ways to stop stress eating in the office
Occasional stress can be surprisingly beneficial for us. By stimulating our ‘fight or flight’ response, the released epinephrine hormone can help us work more efficiently.
However, it's no secret that too much stress is bad for us. According to a YouGov poll, three-quarters of people have been overwhelmed and ‘unable to cope’ as a result of stress. And it’s taking its toll on the UK workforce, which loses 15.4 million working days a year due to this issue.
I'm sure many are aware that stress can also lead to over-eating. The primary stress hormone, Cortisol, is linked to increased hunger. In the run-up to National Stress Awareness Day, what can you as employers do to reduce stress-eating? more»