Men are then more likely to adopt a critical repair approach rather than a maintenance approach to health help seeking. It’s like running your car into the ground then going to the garage, rather than having regular services. Brendan Street discusses why men don’t take care of themselves as much as women, and what we can do about it.

Updated: Monday 14 November 2022

Published: Saturday 12 June 2021

We all experience stress at various points in our lives. Here's how to recognise it and build the resilience needed to face it.

Updated: Wednesday 9 November 2022

Published: Friday 8 July 2016

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: Monday 7 November 2022

Published: Tuesday 22 December 2020

Thinking about CBT, but not sure what to expect? Brendan Street, Head of Emotional Wellbeing, demystifies the whole process and gives you an idea of what your first session will be like.

Updated: Friday 7 October 2022

Published: Tuesday 18 May 2021

If you’re thinking about therapy, a good place to start is to learn about the different types on offer. Brendan Street, Head of Emotional Wellbeing, explains how each kind of therapy works and how to decide which one best suits you and your current needs.

Updated: Friday 7 October 2022

Published: Tuesday 18 May 2021

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

Updated: Friday 7 October 2022

Published: Thursday 4 October 2018

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: Friday 7 October 2022

Published: Thursday 4 October 2018

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: Friday 7 October 2022

Published: Wednesday 27 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.

Updated: Friday 7 October 2022

Published: Monday 25 February 2019

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

Updated: Friday 7 October 2022

Published: Monday 24 December 2018

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

Updated: Friday 7 October 2022

Published: Wednesday 5 October 2016

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: Friday 7 October 2022

Published: Thursday 11 May 2017

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: Friday 7 October 2022

Published: Wednesday 3 April 2019

Whether you venture outdoors or bring the outside in, there's no denying the healing power of nature. Head of Emotional Wellbeing Brendan Street and Prevention Lead Gosia Bowling explain how we can harness nature’s restorative qualities for our emotional and psychological health.

Updated: Friday 7 October 2022

Published: Wednesday 12 May 2021

One of the key ways to maintain good mental health is to live life in a way that gives you a sense of pleasure, achievement and a feeling of being close to others. Brendan Street, Professional Head of Emotional Wellbeing, explains how living life in line with your values, as well as with a sense of purpose, will help you to do this in a consistent way.

Updated: Friday 7 October 2022

Published: Tuesday 22 June 2021

The health of your mind and body are intrinsically linked, but only 3 in 10 people acknowledge that exercise helps their mental health, according to latest data from our Healthier Nation Index. Brendan Street, Head of Emotional Wellbeing, explains how physical activity can help to prevent and manage stress.

Updated: Friday 2 September 2022

Published: Monday 15 April 2019

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 25 April 2022

Published: Tuesday 17 January 2017

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 12 April 2022

Published: Friday 6 September 2019

While there is evidence for the adverse effects of technology and its overuse, some apps and digital platforms may be good for our wellbeing. Brendan Street, Professional Head of Emotional Wellbeing, discusses how certain technologies can help improve work-life balance and provide access to emotional support.

Updated: Monday 6 September 2021

Published: Friday 3 September 2021

As restrictions ease and people return to the office, it’s important that our relationship with work remains healthy, however different it looks. Brendan Street, Professional Head of Emotional Wellbeing, shares his three top tips to manage the psychological stress of hybrid working.

Updated: Wednesday 4 August 2021

Published: Wednesday 4 August 2021