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

According to our Healthier Nation Index – a survey of more than 8,000 Britons about their health since the start of the pandemic – 41% of people said their mental health is worse than this time last year. Dr Gail Davies shares some mindfulness tips to help you become more resilient when faced with challenges.

Updated: Wednesday 21 April 2021

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 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

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

Updated: Wednesday 24 February 2021

Getting a good night's sleep isn't just about having energy for the day ahead, it has real effects on your health. Physiologist Jade Wells explains.

Updated: Wednesday 24 February 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: Wednesday 24 February 2021

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

Updated: Wednesday 24 February 2021

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: Wednesday 24 February 2021

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

Updated: Wednesday 24 February 2021

Tired, tearful or eating too much? They're all signs you could be stressed out. Check yourself against this symptom list to find out if you should seek some support.

Updated: Wednesday 24 February 2021

Sometimes the world seems to throw too much work your way. But don't let stress get the better of you - try these eight simple techniques to keep your cool.

Updated: Monday 28 September 2020

As the UK continues to get to grips with the COVID-19 pandemic, employees are facing the reality of working from home for many more months. Here we share some of the findings from our whitepaper – The effects of remote working on stress, wellbeing and productivity.

Updated: Monday 8 June 2020

Supporting remote workers during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Updated: Monday 1 June 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic many of us are working remotely which makes it harder to switch off from work. To celebrate Mental Health Awareness Week and the theme of kindness, we wanted to share seven things you can do to be kind to yourself when leaving work. Use time at the end of the day to review your working day as an opportunity to change gear from work to home.

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 17 September 2019

Use this quiz to identify your key character strength and find out more about how to use it to your advantage.

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: Thursday 27 December 2018

We talk a lot about the cost of mental health in the workplace. But what benefits do employees living with emotional wellbeing issues bring to the economy and to your business?