mental health

World Mental Health Day – Supporting others with their mental health

Supporting Those Struggling With Their Mental Health 10-20 minute read. On World Mental Health Day we want to make sure everyone feels supported. This blog is for those helping a friend or a loved one struggling with their mental health. We have pulled together information from reputable resources, but we are not trained doctors or…

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Nurture Your Creative Self – Find A Creative You !

Do you have a to-do list?  So much of our lives are governed by what we feel we have to do. Family and work commitments are clearly important, but do you also nurture your creative self? Do you even know how to access your creativity? Before you say you are not creative and you don’t…

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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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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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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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Wellbeing Champions: we recently interviewed Shelby King from The Bristol Hotel

Which company do you work for and how large is your organisation? We are part of The Doyle Collection, an Irish owned company with 8 properties and 1300 people. I am Human Resources Manager at The Bristol Hotel and we have 130 people working here. What are your thoughts on engagement and staff wellbeing? It’s…

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Championing Wellbeing: The Soil Association

Every month we share an interview from companies that work hard to help their staff. This month we interviewed Sophie and Lauren from The Soil Association: How large is your organisation? The Soil Association has 250 staff in total – 150 office based in Bristol, 10 in Scotland plus our field based inspectors. We are…

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