Updated: Monday 6 September 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: Wednesday 4 August 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: Friday 23 July 2021

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

Updated: Thursday 22 July 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: Thursday 22 July 2021

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

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: Thursday 22 July 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: Thursday 22 July 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: Thursday 22 July 2021

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

Updated: Thursday 22 July 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: Thursday 22 July 2021

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

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: Tuesday 22 June 2021

One of the key ways to maintain good mental health is to live life in a way that gives a sense of pleasure, achievement and a feeling of being close to others. Living life in line with your values, as well as living life with a sense of purpose, will help you to do this in a consistent way. In order to live life in this way, you need to know what your values are.

Updated: Friday 18 June 2021

Everyone’s mental and physical health has been impacted by the pandemic, yet seeking help for ill-health has significantly reduced during this time. To mark Men’s Health Week, 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: Wednesday 12 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: Tuesday 4 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: Thursday 29 April 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: Thursday 29 April 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

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.