What is workplace wellbeing?

Feeling good at work is more than just having the basics. Workplace well-being encompasses much more than a comfortable office chair or a weekly bowl of fruit in reception, or a well-being activity once a week or month. The impact of having a good workplace well-being...

Mental Health at Christmas

While for many this time of year can be a time of love and laughter; parties and celebrations, for others it can be a difficult time. It can be a time of loneliness, anxiety and depression. For those living with mental health disorders, such as depression or anxiety,...

Workplace Well-being Trends for 2023: My View

As we approach the end of yet another year of uncertainty, with a cost of living crisis, and high food and energy costs, it is safe to say that many people are feeling stress and anxiety around the future, But with this comes the opportunity to get a head start on to...

Workplace Well-being is Now Essential in Business

With an estimated six in ten workers having experienced mental health challenges, workplace well-being is no longer a ‘nice to have’ benefit in organisations. With the Covid-19 pandemic, coupled with the ongoing rise in the cost of living, employees are becoming more...

Case Study: Stroke Recovery

A client self-referred to us after experiencing symptoms they related to depression, stress and anxiety. They felt they were being more argumentative and moodier. Our client had lost their motivation and confidence and was off sick, after having a stroke 6 months...

What is work anxiety?

Work anxiety is a learnt response to stress and can be triggered by several factors, with some cases more severe and debilitating than others. While most people experience some levels of stress in the workplace, workplace anxiety differs in that it goes beyond the...

Work-Related Stress: Managing Employer’s Responsibilities

Employers have a legal duty to ensure the well-being of their workers and to take appropriate action to assess the risk of workplace stress. In addition to this, employers should be aware of the wider implications of work-related stress on employees and the...

How Healthy Eating Can Impact Your Employees and Your Business

Focussing on healthy eating is an important aspect of health and wellbeing. Our colleagues spend a significant portion of their time at work with around one-third of their meals taken during office hours. While employees need to accept personal responsibility,...

Are Employee Assistance Programs Worthwhile?

Employee assistance programs are big news at the moment. Many large organisations are taking a range of steps to protect staff wellbeing and mental health.  These include setting up dedicated health and wellbeing support online portals, network web pages, providing...