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

There is a clear gap in knowledge and support surrounding the menopause. Mental Health National Lead Gosia Bowling and Head of Charity Brendan Street discuss their pioneering educational research project with Manchester Metropolitan University that aims to increase visibility and change perceptions.

Updated: Friday 4 November 2022

Published: Friday 20 August 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

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

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: Friday 7 October 2022

Published: Monday 8 August 2016

Your heart holds the secret to your stress levels. Nuffield Health's Head of Clinical Wellbeing explains why, and how you can use heart rate variability to combat the effects of stress.

Updated: Friday 7 October 2022

Published: Tuesday 23 June 2015

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: Friday 7 October 2022

Published: Monday 14 March 2016

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

Did you know that your heart sends more signals to the brain than the brain sends to the heart? Find out how you can train your heart rate to improve your emotional wellbeing.

Updated: Friday 7 October 2022

Published: Tuesday 12 July 2016

The Wellbeing Wheel lists all the elements that contribute to our overall emotional health. Plot your own wellbeing to see the areas of your life you could dedicate more time to.

Updated: Friday 7 October 2022

Published: Monday 24 October 2016

The ancient practice of mindful eating can enable us to enjoy the food we eat, maintain a healthy weight, and avoid a whole range of health problems. Tracey Strudwick explains.

Updated: Monday 25 April 2022

Published: Monday 14 March 2016

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: Friday 22 October 2021

Published: Tuesday 14 June 2016

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

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

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

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

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

Published: Thursday 14 May 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 28 September 2020

Published: Monday 1 June 2020