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Te Hikuwai resources for wellbeing: Stress/Tāmitanga

This resource is for people wanting to understand and reduce stress/tāmitanga. It includes information on other resources and support available.

Stress is an emotional and physical response to life’s pressures and demands. This may include significant life events such as illness (own or someone else), living conditions, work/mahi, home, whānau, study, finances, or lack of some necessity. Stress can also be caused by internal events, such as thoughts or memories.

Positive events can also be stressful and may include holidays, moving home, starting a job, pregnancy or parenthood.

Disclaimer: The information on this website is NOT a substitute for proper diagnosis, treatment or the provision of advice by an appropriate health professional.
If you are seeking diagnosis or treatment, you should consult a GP or mental health professional.

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