Updated: Wednesday 8 September 2021

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

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

What does it really mean when we talk about stress? Clinical Physiologist Lead, Marcus Herbert, explains what's going on inside your body and your brain when stress strikes.

Updated: Thursday 22 July 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: 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: 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

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

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

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.