Mental Health Awareness Week 2019 – Body Image

“30% of all adults have felt so stressed by body image and appearance that they felt overwhelmed or unable to cope. That’s almost 1 in every 3 people” “Mummy, I really like the lines on your belly. I like the swirly patterns they make.” – said an 8 year old girl to her mother. Along…

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Calling All HR Professionals!

As April is Stress Awareness Month we asked HR expert Nina Mayler to write this guest blog for us: Calling all HR professionals! Are you feeling the stress of carrying a heavy employee relations caseload? Take the weight off your plate this month… As we see signs of early Spring with bouts of sunshine and slightly…

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How to Bounce When the Menopause Comes Calling!

When I started the Discover Your Bounce business venture in 2010 I threw myself into it, only to suffer a stroke through stress three months later. I share my whole story in my book, Rescued By The Coastguard and through my keynote speeches. I now mentor entrepreneurs and managers who have set out on their…

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Emotional Quotient – The Basics

  What is EQ? In basic terms Emotional Quotient (EQ) is the ability to identify, understand and manage our emotions. We are adults – we know how to control our emotions, don’t we? Surpressing the urge to scream when something goes wrong is a style of management, but is it effective? Who is really being affected? Imagine…

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Wellbeing in the workplace, your hidden competitive advantage

Much has been spoken around wellbeing in the workplace in recent years and is it any wonder with mental health issues being on the increase. With 3.3 people out of 100 suffering with depression, 5.9 people out of 100 with generalised anxiety disorder and 7.8 people out of 100 with mixed anxiety and depression it…

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Migraine in the workplace

Migraine: a workplace issue Did you know that migraine is the most common and disabling neurological disorder in the UK. Affecting  1 in 7 people, it is more prevalent than diabetes, epilepsy and asthma combined There are 190,000 migraine attacks every day in the UK. For the vast majority of people who live with migraine, their condition…

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Three reasons why your corporate wellbeing strategies aren’t working and what you can do about it.

We speak to many companies about wellbeing and assist with their wellbeing strategies. We have noticed a trend. Wellbeing strategies are failing to gain momentum and produce results and it is often hard for people to get funding. Is your strategy is failing? The answer is simple – has anything changed for the better? Have staff…

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How Do You Sleep?

It’s been proven that a lack of sleep can cause so many physical symptoms like weight gain, increased blood pressure, dementia risks and lower immunity. Mentally we become more negative and unable to make our best decisions when we are tired,. How often do you reach for a chocolate bar or cake to ‘keep you…

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Workplace Wellbeing – a strategy for business growth

What does an impactful workplace wellbeing strategy look like? Employee wellbeing and engagement are certainly the buzzwords for recent times – but what does an impactful workplace wellbeing strategy truly look like? I would argue that as an employer and as an accountant I would like to get my money’s worth from the staff wage…

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What a wonderful Summer……or is it?

What a wonderful Summer! It’s an amazingly hot and dry Summer in the UK and for some of us it’s a welcome change. I love the Summer – I feel energised, alert and everything seems more fun. Summer has a buzz about it for me ……..which got me thinking. My assumption is that everyone loves…

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