For many of us, focusing on the positive things in life is a lot harder than dwelling on the negatives. Gratitude journaling is a quick and easy self-help technique that trains the mind to think more about the things (big or small) we’re grateful for.

Updated: Thursday 9 May 2024

Published: Thursday 9 May 2024

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

Walking is a free and convenient way to enjoy the great outdoors and boost your mood in the process. It’s also a proven way of treating symptoms and mental health problems like stress, anxiety, depression, and low self-esteem. Keep reading to learn more about what walking can do for your mental health and how best to get started with your new routine.

Updated: Wednesday 1 May 2024

Published: Tuesday 23 April 2024

Research shows that people who exercise regularly tend to experience better emotional and mental health. Movement is also proven to help alleviate symptoms associated with mental health conditions like depression and anxiety.

Updated: Wednesday 24 April 2024

Published: Wednesday 24 April 2024

The physical health benefits of regular exercise for young ones are well known. What’s less explored is how movement can help with restlessness, worry, anxiety and a lack of focus in children.

Updated: Monday 22 April 2024

Published: Monday 22 April 2024

There’s a lot that goes into an exercise routine, both mentally and physically. For some, changing things up every few months helps keep things fresh and exciting. For others, the idea of new exercises and unfamiliar territory in the gym can be daunting. We’ve asked our experts for their opinion on mixing up your exercise routine and whether trying something new is always worth it.

Updated: Friday 22 March 2024

Published: Friday 22 March 2024

Balancing your work and home life can be tricky, especially if you work from home or you’re in a pressurised role that demands regular out of office hours. Mental Health Prevention Lead Gosia Bowling and Head of Emotional Wellbeing Brendan Street have combined expertise to tell us all about the challenges we face trying to maintain a healthy work/life balance.

Updated: Monday 11 March 2024

Published: Wednesday 21 April 2021

Remote working has become the new normal for many of us. While these benefits are great, working from home can impact our mental health if we’re not careful. Lisa Gunn provides some tips for making the most of the benefits of working from home.

Updated: Monday 11 March 2024

Published: Friday 4 August 2023

Stress-related mental health issues are becoming more and more prevalent in the workplace. How we manage stress at work differs from person to person as we all have our own ways of processing emotions and relaxing.

Updated: Monday 11 March 2024

Published: Thursday 24 August 2023

If the emails are stacking up and you feel like it's all getting too much, take some advice from Physiologist Marcus Herbert on how to relieve stress at work.

Updated: Tuesday 23 January 2024

Published: Monday 23 May 2016

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

Staying connected to others using our smartphone, tablet, or computer can have huge benefits. By always keeping in touch, we can manage relationships and stay connected with friends and family at the touch of a button. For some of us, this can feel tiring and like we are constantly tasked with keep up on message, emails, and social media posts.

Updated: Tuesday 23 January 2024

Published: Wednesday 15 November 2023

Nuffield Health's Head of Charity Brendan Street shares two cognitive behavioural therapy techniques to help retrain your body and mind to sleep well at night.

Updated: Tuesday 2 January 2024

Published: Wednesday 5 October 2016

Life is full of distractions. It's not uncommon to find our thoughts racing off onto things that are outside of our immediate control. Mindfulness is all about bringing our thinking back to the present moment. You can even use mindfulness techniques to manage anxiety and stress.

Updated: Tuesday 2 January 2024

Published: Friday 26 February 2016

Sleeping well is essential for your health and wellbeing, but many of us struggle to get quality sleep. Senior Health and Wellbeing Physiologist Luke Cousins shares nine lifestyle tips to help you sleep better.

Updated: Monday 11 December 2023

Published: Monday 8 August 2016

Holidays can be stressful when you're out of your normal eating routine and so many activities revolve around food. Elisha Edwards provides some tips for eating more mindfully this Christmas. After a tough year, the Christmas festivities may find us eating and drinking more than normal.

Updated: Monday 4 December 2023

Published: Monday 11 April 2022

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

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: Monday 20 November 2023

Published: Thursday 4 October 2018