Updated: Tuesday 11 May 2021

For the second week of Stress Awareness Month, the focus is on how we think. Prevention Lead Gosia Bowling and Head of Emotional Wellbeing Brendan Street discuss how our thoughts can sometimes make tough situations seem worse, while offering some healthier habits for our minds.

Updated: Thursday 29 April 2021

Discover activities that will help your family stay fit and have fun at the same time. You'll barely even notice you're exercising.

Updated: Thursday 29 April 2021

We have launched a free online ‘Kids Wellbeing Hub’ to help the physical and mental health of both children and parents.

Updated: Thursday 29 April 2021

Talking to kids about their emotional wellbeing can be challenging. Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist at Nuffield Health, Ekta Mansukhani, shares 10 tips to help you have conversations with children about mental health.

Updated: Thursday 29 April 2021

Life is hectic. We work hard, we play hard, we work hard again…it can be exhausting. And it can also be difficult to fit in the exercise, nutrition and ‘head space’ that we need to live healthy, productive lives.

Updated: Thursday 29 April 2021

Small changes to your lifestyle could make you happier, and see you living a longer, healthier life. There's no magic cure, but Head of Clinical Research Dr Ben Kelly has 5 top tips to help you keep your mind and body firing on all cylinders well into retirement.

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

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: Thursday 29 April 2021

Learning to cope with and avoid stress will help you to build your emotional resilience allowing you to maintain focus, improve your relationships, your work performance and improve your overall wellbeing.

Updated: Thursday 29 April 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 29 April 2021

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

Updated: Thursday 29 April 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 29 April 2021

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 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: Thursday 29 April 2021

Do you shy away from the gym for fear of damaging your joints? Here’s why you needn’t be worried.

Updated: Thursday 29 April 2021

A third of 18-35 year olds (33%) feel too self-conscious to join a gym, according to a new survey, out today, from the UK’s largest independent not-for-profit health and wellbeing organisation, Nuffield Health.

Updated: Thursday 29 April 2021

Not getting as much exercise as you’d like? Maybe you’re still working from home, or you’ve become a bit less active over lockdown. Dr Ben Kelly, Head of Clinical Research has 5 tips to help you move around more on a daily basis – starting with easiest first.

Updated: Thursday 29 April 2021

You’ve taken control of your health and wellbeing and joined the gym, so why the worry? Senior Wellbeing Personal Trainer, Graham Morland, tackles first-time gym-goer anxieties head on.

Updated: Thursday 29 April 2021

Looking to become more active? It can be tricky to know where to start, especially if you’re used to a more sedentary lifestyle or have simply fallen out of the habit. That’s why we’ve put together this easy 30-day exercise plan to help you build a routine to boost your fitness and wellbeing.

Updated: Thursday 29 April 2021

Back issues are extremely common. Research reveals that 4 in 5 adults (that’s 80%) experience the discomfort and distress of back pain. Despite what you may think, resting won’t help your back recover. Being inactive leads to stiffer joints, and sitting for long periods compresses them further, potentially causing more pain. You need to keep your spine active in order for the joints to stay limber. That’s why exercise is commonly advised as one of the best ways to help prevent and manage most back pain.