Is Your Working Environment Contributing To Stress & Anxiety?

Work Related Stress 15.4 million working days were lost to work-related stress between 2017-2018, according to a report by the Health and Safety Executive, which demonstrates that the recognition of World Mental Health Day and International Stress Awareness Week shown by businesses in the UK in recent months is for very good reason. Potential stressors include issues around…

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The Power of the Mantra

The origin of mantras The word mantra comes from the 18th century, meaning literally ‘a thought. A thought behind speech or action’. Its everyday use comes from the Indian Vedic tradition – a word or sound repeated to aid concentration, meditation or prayer. Recently, Group Director Nicky Marshall spent 3 weeks touring India. Part of which…

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journaling and EQ

Journaling, EQ and striving towards a better life

Journaling your way to happiness The Future of Jobs report by the World Economic Forum placed Emotional Intelligence or EQ at number 6 in the top 10 skills we will need in 2020 for us to thrive. For good reason. EQ is the “capability of individuals to recognize their own emotions and those of others, discern between…

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Do You Know Your Numbers – Blood Pressure Awareness Guest Blog

Natasha Davies is a registered Nurse, Corporate health consultant, and personal health coach. She empowers men and women to take back control of their health. Find her on Facebook: www.facebook.com/hcwtheofficenurse Do You Know Your Numbers? Weight, BMI, Blood Sugar, Cholesterol are all numbers we commonly associate with health but …do you know your Blood Pressure?…

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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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Bounce Beach Party at Business Showcase 2019!

The 9th Business Showcase South West was on Wednesday 19th June 2019 at Ashton Gate Stadium. We shared a successful day with over 250 exhibitors, meeting amazing individuals and being inspired by the talks held on the day.   Beach balls, blow up palm trees and a flamingo?! To bring the fun to our stand…

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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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