Updated: Thursday 1 October 2020

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: Monday 28 September 2020

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: Thursday 3 September 2020

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

Updated: Thursday 3 September 2020

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: Thursday 3 September 2020

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

Updated: Thursday 3 September 2020

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 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: Thursday 16 July 2020

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

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 1 June 2020

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: 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: Wednesday 4 March 2020

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: 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.

Updated: Tuesday 14 January 2020

Our emotional wellbeing expert, Brendan Street advises on the emotional highs and lows of the weight loss journey.

Updated: Wednesday 18 September 2019

Ease your way back into work with a little expert help. Professional Head of Emotional Wellbeing at Nuffield Health, Brendan Street, shares his top 5 tips for avoiding the back-to-work blues.

Updated: Monday 9 September 2019

Are you and your child looking forward to the first day of school? Or are you struggling with back-to-school blues? Brendan Street, Professional Head of Emotional Wellbeing at Nuffield Health, shares his top 6 tips for easing the transition.

Updated: Thursday 30 May 2019

The return to work after maternity or paternity leave holds a lot of emotional challenges. Here's some expert tips for coping with the transition.

Updated: Thursday 18 April 2019

As a manager or colleague, it's important to speak openly about mental health issues at work and listen when others talk to you. Here's some advice for approaching the matter in the right way.

Updated: Wednesday 27 February 2019

A positive result on a pregnancy test can herald many positive life changes, but it won't all be a breeze. Emotional wellbeing expert Brendan Street takes us through some of the changes to expect.

Updated: Monday 25 February 2019

A new baby can bring couples, families and friends closer together, but changed priorities and a lack of time can create challenges. Find out how to navigate relationship changes during this time.