Everyone’s mental and physical health has been impacted by the pandemic, yet seeking help for ill-health has significantly reduced during this time. Brendan Street and Justin Jones discuss why men don’t take care of themselves as much as women, and what we can do about it. They’ve also included 2 handy guides – one about looking out for your mates, and the other about being your own best mate.

Updated: Friday 12 November 2021

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: Thursday 28 October 2021

Published: Friday 8 July 2016

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

Updated: Friday 22 October 2021

Published: Thursday 4 October 2018

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 17 September 2021

Published: Monday 15 April 2019

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: Thursday 16 September 2021

Published: Tuesday 22 June 2021

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

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

Updated: Friday 23 July 2021

Published: Wednesday 5 October 2016

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: Thursday 22 July 2021

Published: Thursday 26 November 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: Thursday 22 July 2021

Published: Tuesday 17 January 2017

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: Thursday 22 July 2021

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: Thursday 22 July 2021

Published: Wednesday 3 April 2019

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: Thursday 22 July 2021

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: Thursday 22 July 2021

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: Thursday 22 July 2021

Published: Tuesday 18 May 2021

This year’s theme for Mental Health Awareness week is nature, with the Mental Health Foundation encouraging all of us to either get outside or bring the outside in. Head of Emotional Wellbeing Brendan Street and Prevention Lead Gosia Bowling explain how we can harness nature’s restorative powers for our emotional and psychological health.

Updated: Wednesday 12 May 2021

Published: Wednesday 12 May 2021

This year’s theme for Mental Health Awareness week is nature, with the Mental Health Foundation encouraging us to connect with the natural world. Head of Emotional Wellbeing Brendan Street and Prevention Lead Gosia Bowling explain how you can cultivate nature’s restorative powers for your mental wellbeing, wherever you work.

Updated: Tuesday 4 May 2021

Published: Tuesday 4 May 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: Thursday 29 April 2021

Published: Monday 23 March 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: Wednesday 24 February 2021

Published: Monday 23 March 2020

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

Published: Tuesday 9 October 2018