Updated: Wednesday 24 February 2021

Nuffield Health’s Professional Head of Emotional Wellbeing discusses the importance of managing stress

Updated: Wednesday 24 February 2021

There are limits to what we can do to control the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), but there’s a lot we can do to control our mental response to it. Brendan Street, Professional Head of Emotional Wellbeing at Nuffield Health, explains why you may be feeling anxious and provides some advice for managing your mental wellbeing.

Updated: Wednesday 24 February 2021

As a global society, we are facing an unprecedented time of change and uncertainty. As more cases of the coronavirus continue to be announced, we can expect to see employees experiencing anxiety around the potential impact of the virus. The fear of becoming ill – and the social and economic impact that comes with it – can take its toll on employee health.

Updated: Wednesday 24 February 2021

Feeling lonely is a normal human emotion and sign that we need social interaction, but it can be hard to talk about as it’s perceived to be a weakness. Brendan Street, Head of Emotional Wellbeing, discusses loneliness, mental health and how we can help support ourselves and each other.

Updated: Wednesday 24 February 2021

The recent announcements about a vaccine for COVID-19 has created a sense of hope for many of us. Brendan Street, Professional Head of Emotional Wellbeing, explains that the ability to hold onto hope will be key to maintaining your wellbeing in the coming months.

Updated: Wednesday 24 February 2021

These cognitive behavioural therapy techniques retrain your body and mind to sleep well at night. Brendan Street explains the basic formula.

Updated: Wednesday 24 February 2021

Getting a good night's sleep is vital for good mental health, so put your phone away and discover how you can get the best night's sleep possible.

Updated: Wednesday 24 February 2021

How many times have you taken a phone call or caught up on emails while you're meant to be enjoying your lunch? Brendan Street discusses how to let go and focus your attention on one thing at a time.

Updated: Wednesday 24 February 2021

If you think you're just faking it until you make it you're not alone. Many of us think we're 'not good enough' or 'don't belong'. Here's how to combat the insecurity.

Updated: Wednesday 24 February 2021

Bringing up mental health with your employer can be tricky. Discover our tips on how to get the conversation started.

Updated: Wednesday 24 February 2021

We want to inspire more open conversations across your organisation around mental health. Brendan Street, Head of Emotional Wellbeing, provides six ways to support your staff and help those suffering with poor mental health move from barely surviving, back to thriving.

Updated: Wednesday 24 February 2021

Psychological research reveals that connecting with others is hugely beneficial to our health. At this time of uncertainty, connecting with others can be reassuring. Being reminded of how we are all affected by COVID-19 can bring some comfort.

Updated: Wednesday 24 February 2021

The health of your mind and body are intrinsically linked. Learn how physical activity can help to prevent and manage stress.

Updated: Wednesday 24 February 2021

Making an effort to relax might sound counterintuitive, but it's vital to your emotional and physical wellbeing. Brendan Street, Professional Head of Emotional Wellbeing, suggests a few techniques to help you unwind before you unravel.

Updated: Wednesday 24 February 2021

Are you and your child looking forward to the first day back at school after lockdown? Whilst some people may be excited or relived, others may be experiencing back to school stress or anxiety. Brendan Street, Professional Head of Emotional Wellbeing at Nuffield Health, shares his top 6 tips for easing the transition.

Updated: Friday 18 December 2020

Brendan Street, Head of Emotional Wellbeing, explains how creating a mental fitness regime can improve our wellbeing during these colder months.

Updated: Wednesday 5 August 2020

Do you get a warm glow at the sight of your sleeping child? Or do you feel frustrated or anxious due to struggles with their sleep routine? Brendan Street, Professional Head of Emotional Wellbeing at Nuffield Health and Ekta Mansukhani, Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist, share their seven tips for mastering this common challenge.

Updated: Tuesday 9 June 2020

Good quality sleep is important for both our physical and emotional health. However, COVID-19 is impacting our ability to obtain quality sleep in a number of ways. Brendan Street, Head of Emotional Wellbeing, provides his top tips for improving your sleep quality.

Updated: Monday 11 May 2020

Brendan Street, our Professional Head of Emotional Wellbeing, provides some insight into why we may eat emotionally and provides some tactics to helps us limit it.

Updated: Monday 2 March 2020

As a line manager, it can be difficult knowing how to approach conversations about emotional distress. Here are six key steps to help staff move from barely surviving, back to thriving.