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The PM puts mental health at the top of YOUR agenda

The PM puts mental health at the top of YOUR agenda

in Work and Society - Published on 12th Jan 2017
This week, PM Theresa May announced an overhaul of the nation’s mental health; focusing on removing the stigma and providing more access to treatment for all, but especially for Britain’s children and adolescents. She is also asking employers to take action, announcing mental illness prevention as a top priority for employers. In her speec...
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Are you experienced?

Are you experienced?

in Psychology - Published on 12th Dec 2016
We’ve noticed a trend of people forgoing the usual gift-wrapped presents, instead sharing travel or giving other types of ‘doing’ experiences instead.  Several people in our office stated that they haven’t bought their partner actual things in years, instead buying holidays or fancy meal experiences instead. Now science tells us t...
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Presents of presence

Presents of presence

in Health and Wellbeing - Published on 12th Dec 2016
We spoke recently about the festive season and how mindfulness can help us cope during this typically busy period. Taking time out to refocus our energy is terrific for our own mental health, but how are we when it comes to considering the needs of our loved ones? While we’re racing about at work, shopping cooking, decorating and managing ...
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Why music for wellbeing rocks

Why music for wellbeing rocks

in Health and Wellbeing - Published on 12th Dec 2016
When Michael Bublé and Mariah Carey songs start getting stuck in your head, you know it must be Christmas! For some, the relentless repetition of Christmas songs can be agonising, but there’s evidence that singing along to those Christmas classics is good for your mental health.  Further research into the power of music has shown that ...
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Enough TV Britain!

Enough TV Britain!

in Technology - Published on 8th Dec 2016
  At this time of year it’s far too easy to come home after work and head straight for the couch for a cosy night in front of the television.  And why wouldn’t you? It can be miserable, dark and freezing out there. TV is so great to unwind with so it’s no wonder that Brits are now averaging over an hour more TV per day than eve...
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How Will You Spend Your Happiness Day?

How Will You Spend Your Happiness Day?

in Health and Wellbeing - Published on 8th Dec 2016
In our latest 'What is a Good Day At Work' report, we discuss the importance of our physical and emotional energy for creating good at work. We found that having balanced energy levels is crucial for managing and improving our overall wellbeing at work and at home. Very often, we know how to take care of our physical selves – the basics of n...
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Mindfulness for a happy and healthy festive season

Mindfulness for a happy and healthy festive season

in Health and Wellbeing - Published on 1st Dec 2016
No matter what you’re celebrating this festive season, its sure to be busy! Even for those of us who don’t celebrate Christmas, the holiday period can be full of pressure and other challenging experiences that can make our wellbeing a little harder to manage. For some, the festive season can lead to over thinking, over planning, over eatin...
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The problem with multitasking

The problem with multitasking

in Health and Wellbeing - Published on 1st Dec 2016
While you’re reading this, what else are you doing? Own up - Are you walking somewhere, eating your lunch, on a conference call, in a meeting, checking Facebook alerts…? How many tabs are open on your computer? Nowadays, we defer so much to keeping an eye on things, that we have become very distractible. The ability to have, hold and find ...
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Why do we get annoyed at work?

Why do we get annoyed at work?

in Work and Society - Published on 1st Dec 2016
How do you feel at work when people don’t replace the shared milk? Or don’t clean up after using the staff kitchen? How do you feel when your colleague hums or constantly sniffs all day? Do you secretly rage at those who take loud personal calls near your desk? For many, simply just reading this, is enough to bring resentment, anger and irri...
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Movember 2017

Movember 2017

in Work and Society - Published on 24th Nov 2016
Our MD Ben Moss has transformed from fresh-faced to hipster in less than a month! As the month of the Mo’ rolls to an end, it’s to time to compare the facial hair and dig deep for men’s health. While there are obvious mo-benefits—looking sharp, keeping that upper-lip warm—the main aim of the game is to raise awarenes...
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