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Good People Leave BAD Managers, Not Companies

Myth or fact?It has been said enough times, that people leave companies due to bad managers, so it must be true, right? It sounds completely reasonable and would make perfect sense considering managers can impact so much of our work life balance. Managers determine the projects you work on, who...

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3 Ways To Recognise Burnout in Your Workplace

What is Burnout? Leadership Burnout, Physician Burnout, Fitness Burnout, Entrepreneur Burnout. It seems Burnout is at an all-time high with millennials being dubbed as the ‘Burnout Generation’ In our fast paced society has being stressed out and overworked become the norm rather than the exception and is this a phenomenon...

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Children & Young People’s Mental Health- How Much Screen Time Is Too Much?

What is making a difference to children's mental health? Mental health problems among children and young people have increased six-fold over the past two decades, and one in ten children now have a diagnosable condition. Theresa May announced earlier this year ‘new mental health checks to be made available to...

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5 Top Tips for Parents of Children with ADHD

ADHD stands for Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder, one of the most common neuropsychiatric and behaviour disorders, impacting between 4-8 % of children and young people. Yet it is surprising, how little we know and understand about children suffering with ADHD.   For children suffering with ADHD motor and cognitive...

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7 Keys to Positive Thinking

In our series this month on anxiety, panic and OCD. We explored negative thinking and 12 ways to recognise negative thoughts. The unseen! A process that takes time to gain conscious awareness of and not an overnight fix. Quite frankly it is quite inconvenient and often very painful. Probably easier...

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12 Ways to Recognise Negative Thoughts

Negative thinking happens at an unconscious level and is often the root cause of some of our negative behaviour. But how can you become aware of the things you don’t even know you are thinking about? Recognising negative thinking patterns can provide you with the tools to disrupt intrusive thoughts...

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OCD Diminishing Shame & Loneliness

Diminishing Shame & Loneliness Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is probably another one of those mental health topics we don't really want to have to talk about in the workplace EVER.   We say we want to encourage more open conversations on mental health and start to shift the boundaries on...

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Men’s Mental Health: Forbidden to cry?

Forbidden to Cry Displaying behaviour or traits that is considered inherently “masculine” can stop men from feeling comfortable with speaking out about their mental health problems, even with loved ones. This ultimately makes it difficult for men struggling with mental health issues to receive the care and support they need...

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Better Mental Health: Body Image & Bariatrics

What is body image? Body image is how you see yourself when you look in the mirror or when you picture yourself in your mind. It encompasses: What you believe about your own appearance How you feel about your body, including your height, shape, and weight How you physically experience...

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Stress Awareness: Recognising the signs and symptoms

Recognising the signs and symptoms The Mental Health Foundation estimates 74% of UK adults have felt so stressed at some point over the last year they have felt overwhelmed or unable to cope. Work related stress is a leading cause of sickness absence in the UK with millions of working...

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