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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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06 October 2017
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When's The Right Time To Offer Mental Health Support?

When Edward called in sick because he was experiencing low mood after the death of a friend, he didn’t pretend he had a migraine or food poisoning. He said he felt really flat and depressed and couldn…

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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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17 March 2017
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Are You Overdue An Emotional Spring Clean?

Just as our drawers, desks and cupboards can become disordered or jumbled with mess, so too can our emotional lives. Perhaps our thoughts have become cluttered with worries or littered with sources of…

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09 December 2016
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Five ways to use ‘Hygge’ to increase happiness at work

Hygge, the art of enjoying everyday life attributed with making the Danes the happiest nation, has officially become a thing in the UK. Not only has the word (pronounced ‘hoo-ga’) recently made it in…

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