Mental Health In The Workplace Blog

The mental health benefits of movement

If you read our previous blog:  The impact of movement on mental health, you’ll know that our modern, convenience-driven world has resulted in us ‘out manoeuvring’ a key aspect of mental health: Movement. In the last few generations we have become...

Signposting Support for Compromised Mental Health

As we shared recently, we have increasingly heard from managers over the past few months, who have noticed an increase in the number of people in their team experiencing compromised mental health. It’s not surprising when we consider the impact of the Covid situation...

Mental Health Conversations for Managers

The impact on our lives and work of the Covid-19 situation has been significant.  We’ve all had to adapt to a new rhythm of life, unfamiliar methods of working and different ways of keeping in touch with people and because, from a neuroscience perspective, our brain...

Emptying the Stress Bucket

If you’ve attended any of our training workshops, heard any of our keynotes or followed any of our social media posts, you’ll know that we often talk about anxiety in the context of a metaphorical stress bucket.  Here we explain the stress bucket in some...

Sleep: the most impactful improvement we can make

In the last month, we have released our newest Mental Health workshop which focuses specifically on the impact of SLEEP on both our physical and mental wellbeing and how we can improve it to enhance our resilience and performance. When was the last time… When...

Our Primary Advice for Managers Might Surprise You…

Put your own oxygen mask on first! Over the last several months, we have increasingly heard from managers who have noticed an increase in the number of people in their team who are struggling. It’s not surprising when we consider the impact on our lives and work of...

The impact of movement on mental health

The many reasons that movement is good for the body are well documented and understood, but did you know that movement also has a beneficial impact on our brain and mental health too? Like with most things, the reason lies with our human ancestors. Whilst we can’t...

Is Mental Health First Aid The Answer

As a provider of Mental Health in the workplace training, we receive a lot of enquiries for Mental health First Aid (MHFA) training. This two day course is a hugely valuable and comprehensive course which equips people within the organisation with the knowledge, tools...

Maintaining Wellbeing During Lockdown

As we enter a second lockdown here in the UK, many of us are more aware than before of the importance of maintaining a level of positive wellbeing (both physical and mental), if we are to get through it and come out the other side without the detrimental effect...

What does a bucket have to do with stress?

Over recent years, the conversation around stress awareness and particularly work-related stress has become more open as many of us are becoming more aware of the detrimental effect prolonged and/or excessive stress can have on both our physical and mental wellbeing....

Covid Lockdown Working From Home Survey Results

Exploring the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental wellbeing of employees forced to work from home during lockdown. In March 2020, in response to the governments lockdown decision, we all had to adapt quickly to a new rhythm of life, new methods of working,...

A powerful DOSE for enhanced resilience

With the restrictions of Covid-19, many of us are missing the availability of the regular leisure and social activities that enable us to keep in positive mental health.  Equally, we have all had to adapt quickly to a new rhythm of life (new way of living, working and...