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February 2017

‘Marginalised’ older workers feel less appreciated than younger colleagues

‘Marginalised’ older workers feel less appreciated than younger colleagues

Older employees are at risk of being marginalised in the workplace according to a new survey of office workers, which re...Read more

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Feb 21 2017

Brits ‘sitting down for nine hours a day’

Brits ‘sitting down for nine hours a day’

Three quarters have experienced musculoskeletal problems   Brits who sit for some or most of their working day ...Read more

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Feb 21 2017

When Do I Need to See Someone about My Anxiety?

When Do I Need to See Someone about My Anxiety?

4 Questions to Ask Yourself   You’re anxious. You have been dealing with anxiety for a long time and you are st...Read more

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Feb 20 2017

Only 4% of employees speak to their manager about depression

Only 4% of employees speak to their manager about depression

Firms mistakenly believe staff are comfortable talking about mental health   Employees will very rarely discuss...Read more

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Feb 20 2017

Angry? Don't let it get to you and you'll make a bigger difference

Angry? Don't let it get to you and you'll make a bigger difference

Being outraged all the time won’t help you fight back   If you’re not angry, you’re not paying attention,” goes...Read more

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Feb 17 2017

'Hit by freezing water': People describe exactly what their mental illness feels like

'Hit by freezing water': People describe exactly what their mental illness feels like

'When I have a bad anxiety attack it feels like I’m drowning' Every week, an estimated one in six people will have expe...Read more

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Feb 17 2017

How our brains perceive the truth

How our brains perceive the truth

The rise of “untruths”, fabrications and propaganda has led to a parliamentary inquiry into the “growing phenomenon of f...Read more

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Feb 16 2017

European parliament adopts ambitious strategy on gender equality in mental health

European parliament adopts ambitious strategy on gender equality in mental health

The European Parliament has adopted a report laying out a strategy for promoting gender equality in mental health and cl...Read more

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Feb 16 2017

How to combine work and motherhood: do them one at a time

How to combine work and motherhood: do them one at a time

At a recent wet evening in the city of London, there was an interesting meeting of the British branch of the Internation...Read more

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Feb 15 2017

4 tips for dealing with negative thinking when the world seems doomed

4 tips for dealing with negative thinking when the world seems doomed

From politics to our home lives, the world can be an overwhelming place. But being immobilised by negative thoughts does...Read more

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Feb 15 2017

The Forgotten Five-Minute Mindful Mood Booster

The Forgotten Five-Minute Mindful Mood Booster

Green Exercise It happened again today. I forgot to go outside. I don’t mean I completely forgot to go outside, but I f...Read more

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Feb 15 2017

Why do people hate hypocrites?

Why do people hate hypocrites?

No one likes a hypocrite – but when you stop to think about it, it’s strange how much we despise them. Sure, it’s bad no...Read more

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Feb 15 2017

Sudden change in job functions can take toll on employees’ mental health

Sudden change in job functions can take toll on employees’ mental health

When Morneau Shepell vice-president Paula Allen set out to research the link between organizational change and absenteei...Read more

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Feb 13 2017

Thousands go online for therapy. But does it work?

Thousands go online for therapy. But does it work?

Faced with joining a desperately long NHS waiting list, Joe Rackham opted for online counselling instead. “I just felt t...Read more

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Feb 13 2017

January 2017

LGBT History Month - Religion, Belief and Philosophy

LGBT History Month - Religion, Belief and Philosophy

Every February schools, colleges, youth groups and local authorities across the country celebrate LGBT History Month, wh...Read more

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Jan 30 2017

Wills and Intestacy

Wills and Intestacy

Of the 51 million adults living in the UK, 27 million (53%) do not have a will.   Although it can be a burden t...Read more

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Jan 30 2017

British Heart Foundation: Heart Month

British Heart Foundation: Heart Month

Our hearts can’t survive without love or a healthy lifestyle! National Heart Month is every February.   Underst...Read more

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Jan 30 2017

December 2016

24/7  Employee support from Health e-hub

24/7 Employee support from Health e-hub

Sometimes it can be difficult to balance the pressures of everyday responsibilities. When daily life feels overwhelming,...Read more

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Dec 22 2016

How to Manage Personal Debt?

How to Manage Personal Debt?

Managing Debt Managing finances can be difficult at the best of times, whether it’s paying the bills or trying to avoid...Read more

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Dec 22 2016

Hygge, SAD and your wellbeing

Hygge, SAD and your wellbeing

What is Hygge? Hygge (pronounced hoo-gah) is a Danish word that roughly translates into English as ‘cosiness’. It origi...Read more

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Dec 22 2016

A guide to Blue Monday

A guide to Blue Monday

Beating ‘the most depressing day of the year’...   What is Blue Monday? Blue Monday typically falls on the third...Read more

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Dec 22 2016

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