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March 2017

Depression Awareness - Types of depression

Depression Awareness - Types of depression

Depression is a low mood that lasts for a long time and affects everyday life. In its mildest form, depression can mean...Read more

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Mar 24 2017

Divorce and Inheritance

Divorce and Inheritance

The Law Going through a divorce is a life changing and difficult process. Along with the emotional pressures there are ...Read more

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Mar 24 2017

Therapy: Everything you wanted to know but were too afraid to ask

Therapy: Everything you wanted to know but were too afraid to ask

More and more people are seeking help for mental illness - but what happens after the first trip to the GP?   ...Read more

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Mar 23 2017

Creating an open workplace culture when it comes to mental health

Creating an open workplace culture when it comes to mental health

  Lessons from Marks & Spencer’s drop-in pilot   Marks & Spencer is to host mental health dro...Read more

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Mar 23 2017

Half of UK employees introduce wellbeing schemes to combat stress

Half of UK employees introduce wellbeing schemes to combat stress

Study finds nearly two thirds (63 per cent) of UK employees experience stress in their jobs1, according to research into...Read more

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Mar 23 2017

Access to nature reduces depression and obesity, finds European study

Access to nature reduces depression and obesity, finds European study

Trees and green spaces are unrecognised healers offering benefits from increases in mental wellbeing to allergy reductio...Read more

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Mar 23 2017

5 Ways to Free Yourself From Dark and Obsessive Thoughts

5 Ways to Free Yourself From Dark and Obsessive Thoughts

Stuck thoughts. Painful ruminations. Unrelenting obsessions. They are the curse of depression — among the most excruciat...Read more

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Mar 23 2017

Couples in Conflict, Try This Now

Couples in Conflict, Try This Now

As a therapist I have an aversion to short lists of quick tips, because individuals and their relationships are so compl...Read more

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Mar 23 2017

Does eating alone help you diet?

Does eating alone help you diet?

  Sharing a meal with friends or family is one of life’s greatest pleasures – but it can wreck any diet plans. S...Read more

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Mar 17 2017

City-dwellers are prone to depression – are high-rises to blame?

City-dwellers are prone to depression – are high-rises to blame?

Residents of high-rise blocks tend to suffer from more stress, mental health difficulties and neurosis   Prof...Read more

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Mar 17 2017

What Is an Avoidant Attachment Style and How Can I Change It?

What Is an Avoidant Attachment Style and How Can I Change It?

  There are three primary attachment styles (secure, anxious, and avoidant) and understanding your attachment st...Read more

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Mar 17 2017

Want to feel magic? Ditch Netflix, dump the phone and get outside

Want to feel magic? Ditch Netflix, dump the phone and get outside

  Why advice written 20 years ago feels more necessary than ever in these mean-minded days   “Get out...Read more

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Mar 17 2017

Construction workers ‘need mental health support’

Construction workers ‘need mental health support’

Suicide kills six times as many workers as falling from heights   Figures from the Samaritans suggest suicide...Read more

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Mar 16 2017

If we hide our mental health issues, we make it easier for society to ignore us

If we hide our mental health issues, we make it easier for society to ignore us

  The invisible nature of mental health problems underlies the discrimination many people face, and makes it eas...Read more

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Mar 15 2017

Mental health support at work: are you getting any?

Mental health support at work: are you getting any?

  Only 27% of women feel that their employer provides enough mental health support. Here’s why and how we need t...Read more

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Mar 15 2017

7 different types of loneliness

7 different types of loneliness

  One major challenge within happiness is loneliness. The more I’ve learned about happiness, the more I’ve come ...Read more

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Mar 13 2017

Workplace health

Workplace health

Can light really have an impact on employee wellbeing?   The winter solstice may technically have been more t...Read more

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Mar 13 2017

More businesses including ‘sleep’ in their wellbeing strategy

More businesses including ‘sleep’ in their wellbeing strategy

Stress is the most common reason for poor sleep   A growing number of employers are treating employees that suffer from...Read more

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Mar 9 2017

Employees under 35 ‘physically inactive and suffering financially’

Employees under 35 ‘physically inactive and suffering financially’

  Absenteeism and presenteeism and rife among younger workers   Employees aged 35 years old and under...Read more

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Mar 9 2017

Why a Mentally Healthy Workplace Really Matters

Why a Mentally Healthy Workplace Really Matters

  Australia's National Mental Health Commissioner Lucy Brogden has visited a lot of workplaces in her career. It...Read more

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Mar 9 2017

Improving employee wellbeing key to job satisfaction

Improving employee wellbeing key to job satisfaction

The Institute of Directors (IoD) has called on the government to work with employers to "start a conversation" on mental...Read more

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Mar 7 2017

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