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World Mental Health Day 2023 is happening on Tuesday 10 October and as the theme of this year states, “mental health is a universal human right”.
Many aspects of life can affect mental health, whether it comes from social anxiety to stress from work. Data reveals that as many as 79% of small business owners find running a business stressful, and one in five (19%) admit to feeling like giving up on their business every day.
With this in mind and to celebrate World Mental Health Day, Capital on Tap has worked with mental health experts, Simon Davies and Georgina Sturmer, to get their top tips for how small business owners can manage their stress levels as the year begins to come to a close.
A recent study1 has revealed that as many as one in three small business owners have previously experienced burnout, and more than half (56%) reported poor mental health over the last 12 months. Alongside this, the number of people searching the term ‘burnout’ or ‘burnout symptoms’ has also been steadily increasing as we head into September.
Capital on Tap has worked with mental health experts, Simon Davies and Georgina Sturmer, to get their insights into why exhaustion at work is on the rise. They have also provided some top tips for how small business owners can manage their stress levels and beat burnout as the year begins to come to a close.