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17 November 2017

How To Be Kind To Yourself

Perhaps the hardest thing about working in mental health is seeing how much people suffer with issues like stress and depression when there are some simple, yet incredibly effective, things they can do to increase their sense of wellbeing. According to this year’s Mental Health at Work Report, one in three employees has now been formally diagnosed with a mental health issue, with 60% of employees saying that work has adversely affected their mental health at some point during the last year. Easy as it would be to place the blame entirely with employers, we also need to think about how we as individuals are responsible as well. So during the month of World Kindness Day we thought it would be good to share some tips on how to be kind to yourself.

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15 August 2017
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Menopause Misunderstanding Generates Unnecessary Absence Costs

According to a new study by the Government Equalities Office, the menopause is costing the economy millions every year, because employers don’t understand it. The report warns that unlike pregnancy …

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11 July 2017
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Could your organisation handle a human disaster?

As the heartbreaking Grenfell Tower tragedy shows, how victims and others impacted are treated during the aftermath of a human disaster really matters. Once the immediate threat is over, providing com…

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04 May 2017
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How Prince Harry Made The Workforce Healthier

If the ‘Kate Middleton effect’ has been to add £1bn to the UK fashion industry, the ‘Prince Harry effect’ is proving to be the ability to make people feel safe talking about their mental health. By t…

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04 January 2017
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Why loneliness poses the same health risk as smoking

When it comes to planning your annual wellbeing programme, addressing known health risks, such as smoking, poor diet and physical inactivity, is to be expected. What’s less known is that loneliness is…

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