Freedom Day has given the nation mixed feelings amid the ongoing uncertainty. Gosia Bowling, Prevention Lead of Emotional Wellbeing provides 9 tips to find a way through any fear around restrictions lifting – such as continuing to wear a mask indoors if it makes you feel more comfortable.

Updated: Thursday 22 July 2021

Published: 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

Published: Thursday 26 November 2020

The pandemic has disrupted our lives in many ways, but we are beginning to see light at the end of the tunnel. Gosia Bowling, Prevention Lead of Emotional Wellbeing, explains why we may have experienced a crisis of confidence, and how we can stay resilient as lockdown measures continue to ease.

Updated: Thursday 22 July 2021

Published: Wednesday 22 July 2020

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

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

Week three of Stress Awareness Month is about working habits. Prevention Lead Gosia Bowling and Head of Emotional Wellbeing Brendan Street discuss ‘leavism’, ‘bedmin’ and how we can adapt to hybrid working.

Updated: Wednesday 21 April 2021

Published: Wednesday 21 April 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic is placing healthcare professionals across the world in an unprecedented situation. Gosia Bowling, Prevention Lead, explains the mental health difficulties being faced by many on the frontline as well as self-care tips to reduce the risk of mental ill health.

Updated: Wednesday 24 February 2021

Published: Wednesday 22 April 2020

If you’re self-isolating because you have symptoms, or you’re living with someone who does, here are some handy tips for planning and preparing, as well as keeping fit, healthy and happy during the coronavirus situation.

Updated: Wednesday 24 February 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