Volunteering Special : Tea Happiness

Why volunteer? When you volunteer your time you are making a positive difference in someone’s life. Seeing someone else happy, due to something you did can release a wave of happiness in the brain by increasing the levels of serotonin, otherwise known as the “happy hormone”. Those struggling with their mental health have low serotonin…

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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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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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Mental Health Awareness Week – What can we do next?

Workplace Mental Health  – a plan for action! How do you start your day? The Bounce team starts most days with a check in session – we ask questions of each other such as : How is your energy? How did you sleep? Is anything concerning you? This is aimed at ensuring we share the…

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Learnings From Mental Health Awareness Week

Last week was Mental Health Awareness Week and the Bounce team were involved in several ways. We hosted events for companies in Bristol, Glasgow and London We posted on various social media platforms We reflected on our own mental health We looked at the support available. The work we did for companies was so rewarding.…

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