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March 2017

Most workers would not discuss a mental health problem with their manager

Most workers would not discuss a mental health problem with their manager

  Many employees do not feel able to discuss their mental health problems in the workplace, a survey has found ...Read more

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Mar 28 2017

North Sea trends might be hard to predict but health should be a certainty

North Sea trends might be hard to predict but health should be a certainty

Whilst predicting any trends in the current international climate seems to be a difficult task, there are some certainti...Read more

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Mar 28 2017

How Perfectionists Can Give Up Self-Criticism

How Perfectionists Can Give Up Self-Criticism

So many of us feel intense pressures to achieve more, do more, and be more.   We live in a technology-driven ...Read more

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Mar 28 2017

Pessimism might be misunderstood in the workplace

Pessimism might be misunderstood in the workplace

  In the workplace, pessimism is often seen as the antithesis of corporate culture. Pessimists are typically con...Read more

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Mar 28 2017

Two thirds of employees experience stress at work

Two thirds of employees experience stress at work

Half of businesses are offering wellbeing tools   Nearly two thirds (63%) of UK employees experience stress i...Read more

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Mar 28 2017

Work stress ‘leading to sleepless nights and poor smoking habits’

Work stress ‘leading to sleepless nights and poor smoking habits’

A third of smokers smoke more after stressful days   Stress at work is leading to sleepless nights and poor d...Read more

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Mar 28 2017

Yes, You Can Reduce Your Stress

Yes, You Can Reduce Your Stress

Have you ever wondered why you can handle stress so much better than one of your friends? Or maybe you are in awe of a ...Read more

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Mar 28 2017

World Health Day 2017 (7th April)

World Health Day 2017 (7th April)

To mark the anniversary of the World Health Organisation (WHO) being founded in 1948, World Health Day is celebrated on ...Read more

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Mar 24 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

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