For engineers, stress is part of life and it can help us to perform at our best or meet a deadline. But too much stress impacts mental health, triggering or exacerbating the development of more serious mental health episodes or reducing our resilience levels.

Your body under stress

What physically happens to your body when you’re under pressure? Clinical psychologist Gaynor Parkin explains the effect stress has inside our brains and how that impacts the rest of our bodies.

How to reduce your stress

Clinical psychologist Gaynor Parkin explores some of the strategies you can use to reduce stress and its impact.

Do you need more help?

If your stress is impacting your mental health in ways that are negatively impacting your life, clinical psychologist Gaynor Parkin looks at some of the therapy options and how they can help.

Get more information

Read the Mental Health Foundation’s guide for minimising and managing workplace stress