Ever started a new job and wondered if you’re good enough? If you answered yes, you might be experiencing imposter syndrome. Characterised by thoughts and doubts about your ability or competence, these feelings are often accompanied by worries about failure or “being found out”

Updated: Wednesday 8 May 2024

Published: Wednesday 8 May 2024

The relationship between work and anxiety is an intricate and significant one. The demands of modern workplace, including tight deadlines, high performance expectations and interpersonal relationships can all lead to heightened anxiety levels among employees.

Updated: Tuesday 23 January 2024

Published: Thursday 28 September 2023

Whether you’re on your own or surrounded by loved ones, feeling lonely during the festive period is more common than you might think. High expectation coupled with feeling like everyone else is having a great time can amplify feelings of loneliness and isolation. Mental Health Prevention Lead Lisa Gunn explores coping strategies to help you feel less lonely at this time of year.

Updated: Friday 1 December 2023

Published: Wednesday 29 November 2023

Whilst Christmas is a time for celebration, for many of us it can induce anxiety and raise expectation and cause feelings of worry, panic, and sadness. If you’re worried or concerned about the festive period and feel your anxiety increasing, keep reading for some practical and helpful coping strategies to help you enjoy Christmas that little bit more.

Updated: Thursday 30 November 2023

Published: Tuesday 28 November 2023

Loneliness is an emotion that all of us will feel at some point in our lives. When we feel lonely, it’s because we aren’t getting enough social interaction. If loneliness is affecting your life, you’re not on your own. Almost 50% of UK adults report feeling lonely at some point throughout their life.

Updated: Tuesday 21 November 2023

Published: Tuesday 22 December 2020

Many of us experience fluctuations in our mood that can last days, weeks or even months. If the onset of depressive symptoms seem to coincide with changes in the weather or temperature, you may be experiencing a type of depression known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD).

Updated: Tuesday 14 November 2023

Published: Thursday 9 November 2023

Suicide is still a taboo subject that many of us find difficult to talk about. When we do have these conversations, our choice of language matters. Below, Nuffield Health Mental Health Prevention Lead Lisa Gunn explains how to approach the conversation of suicide using compassionate and understanding language.

Updated: Friday 29 September 2023

Published: Friday 29 September 2023

There is a wide range of support available for people struggling with suicidal thoughts. This can range from talking therapy, medication or psychiatric support if required. With the help of Mental Health Prevention Lead Lisa Gunn, find out more about medications for mental health problems, the link between suicide and substance abuse, and the treatment options for at-risk individuals experiencing suicidal thoughts.

Updated: Thursday 28 September 2023

Published: Thursday 28 September 2023

Staying silent on the subject of suicide helps reinforce the stigma and taboo around suicide which can lead to more people feeling they can’t reach out and get the support they need. Below, Nuffield Health Mental Health Prevention Lead Lisa Gunn helps you learn the best way to address the subject with compassion and understanding.

Updated: Monday 25 September 2023

Published: Friday 22 September 2023

Lisa Gunn, Mental Health Prevention Lead at Nuffield Health has over 20 years’ experience working with patients suffering with mental health conditions. Here, she encourage people to talk about anxiety, as well as ways to support and manage it.

Updated: Friday 12 May 2023

Published: Friday 12 May 2023

Our Healthier Nation Index has found that the cost of living crisis has impacted 60% of people’s physical health and 59% of people’s mental health.

Updated: Tuesday 18 April 2023

Published: Tuesday 18 April 2023

Nearly half of the population admit to feeling lonely some of the time, but you don't have to live with loneliness.

Updated: Thursday 23 March 2023

Published: Thursday 1 February 2018

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), also known as winter depression or winter blues, is thought to affect 1 in 15 people in the UK. Gosia Bowling, Mental Health National Lead at Nuffield Health explains the symptoms and how to deal with them.

Updated: Tuesday 13 December 2022

Published: Friday 8 November 2019

Feeling anxious or confused about what you see when you look in the mirror? There’s a chance you could be suffering from Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD). Whilst at times it can feel overwhelming, the good news is there is treatment available that can really help.

Updated: Friday 7 October 2022

Published: Friday 17 May 2019

This International Women's Day, Gosia Bowling, Emotional Wellbeing National Lead at Nuffield Health, explains why women face an increased risk of burnout, and what employers can do to close the burnout gap.

Updated: Friday 7 October 2022

Published: Tuesday 8 March 2022

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