Workplace Wellbeing: more than plants and yoga sessions

What is ‘Wellbeing’ and how is this relevant to the workplace? According to the World Health Organisation a state of wellbeing is when: “Every individual realises his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully and is able to make a contribution to her or his…

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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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Does your workplace wellbeing strategy increase productivity and employee engagement?

“There are strong links between trust, wellbeing and engagement, employee engagement continues to be an important predictor of company performance” Unum  – Developing an Effective Wellbeing Strategy So let’s set the scene…….. How do you get improved employee engagement and productivity, when workloads are increasing and the demands of modern life in a  24/7 society…

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