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30 August 2018

Are you letting your phone ruin your life?

Researchers in Canada have shown that mobile phone use is making us distracted, distant and drained. Diminishing our intellect and the quality of our personal relationships and putting our mental health at risk. We’ve now become so addicted to our smart phones, unlocking them an average of six to seven times an hour (that’s 80 times a day), that just having your phone in sight, even if it’s switched off, is enough to diminish cognitive capacity such as memory, empathy, reasoning and decision-making skills. If you’ve got to the point where you’re phone is controlling you, instead of you being in control of it, here are three ways to enjoy the benefits of having a smart phone, without it ruining your life…

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03 July 2018
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Personal Relationships Biggest Cause Of Employee Distress

Distress linked to the state of their personal relationships caused more employees to lift up the phone and contact us for emotional support than any other issue in the year to March 2018. In total, …

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15 June 2018
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Have all your employees recovered from giving birth?

Every year, around 20,000 women go through a traumatic birth experience that has lasting implications not only for their physical and mental health, but also their ability to function at work. Althou…

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11 May 2018
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Use Triage To Help Crack Mental Health Issues

This month we are delighted to have our thinking on the importance of nipping mental health issues in the bud profiled as the lead story in Occupational Health & Wellbeing magazine. The editor, Nic P…

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06 April 2018
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The Secret To Keeping Stress Levels Positive

It might sound like a contradiction in terms to use the words ‘stress’ and ‘positive’ in the same sentence. Surely there’s nothing good about feeling stressed? Shouldn’t we be trying to avoid getting …

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