September 29, 2019

Sleep is the foundation of your wellbeing and is a vital indicator of overall health.  Just like you plug in your mobile phone every day to charge up, the body and brain also needs charging up on a daily basis to regulate, repair and ensure plenty of rest.

The National...

June 18, 2019

Wellbeing in the workplace is gathering pace and my approach is the holistic route to support employees to stay mentally well and physically fit so that they can thrive at work. Therefore, I have introduced a practice called ‘Reiki’ into workplace to enhance the wellbe...

April 1, 2019

Organisations have seen a 37% increase in stress related absences* in 2018 and it is one of the causes of long term sickness absence.   HSE defines stress as ‘the adverse reaction people have to excessive pressures or other types of demand placed on them’. Employers ha...

January 26, 2019

Offering flexible working is now a must for organisations as employees want to be able to balance their career with their home life.  We are seeing a huge shift in the workplace of how people want to work.  Companies have to change their approach and offering if they w...

November 27, 2018

Everyone enjoys a treat at work, especially a cake to celebrate a colleague's birthday, but it is recognising when the treats are getting out of hand and an every day occurence.  Here are 5 top tips to resist unhealthy snacks in the office:

1  KEEP THEM IN A CUPBOA...

September 4, 2018

As busy parents who have juggled work and child care over the summer holidays, you can now breathe a sigh of relief as your children return to school.  This is a great opportunity to create new routines and schedules to ensure your home life runs as smoothly as possibl...

August 9, 2018

Writing a journal or a diary is therapeutic and a great way to offload your thoughts, feelings and experiences. It is a valuable tool for exploring and addressing any issues. By taking time out to write, it helps you to slow down, clear your mind and let go of any nega...

June 7, 2018

Frustrated because your train is running late again?  Things will challenge us in life and there will always be ups and downs.  That’s the journey of life.  The stress that you are feeling right now though isn’t permanent, and the situation will change, just like the s...

May 14, 2018

We concentrate on physical fitness but what about mental fitness?  The mind is the most powerful tool we have, yet mental health problems affect around one in four people in any given year. Mental ill health costs UK employers an estimated £39 billion each year.  Stres...

May 11, 2018

If we look at the research around mental health in the workplace, we realise how much of an issue it is – and why it’s so important to address it. Statistics show 526,000 workers suffered from work related stress in 2016/17, which accounted for 12.5 million working day...

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