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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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Bipolar: Coping with mania and surviving depressive episodes

What is bipolar? Bipolar is a mood disorder, a form of manic depression. An equal number of men and women develop bipolar and it is found in all races, ethnic groups and social classes. Often caused by genetics and resulting in periods of mania or depression. Therefore, a person’s mood...

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Employee Perks: Increasing motivation through flexible working

Employee Perks Flexible working hours are one of the most common initiatives employers implement to help alleviate employees’ stress. This week has seen some companies announce shorter working weeks and extended leave to increase efficiency, health and happiness. British people work some of the longest hours in Europe, reporting to...

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Employee Benefits: 4 Ways to boost morale & make your office more friendly

Employee Benefits Nowadays, one of the top considerations people have when job searching for a job or potential employers are employee benefits. The perks offered are seen as the frosting on the cake, that manages to attract top-notch recruits and also can be tailored to fit the needs of current...

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Harnessing authenticity online: Thriving at home and in the workplace

The impact of the digital era Although social media platforms can be praised for giving people the chance to spread their message and voice their opinions, it is also responsible for nurturing a generation where popular culture is obsessed with sameness and struggles to tolerate difference. This can threaten a...

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