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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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Workplace Wellbeing: 3 Ways to increase productivity & build thriving teams

Workplace Wellbeing With over 28 million people in work in England, it is estimated nearly 5 million people in this group struggles with mental ill health including depression, anxiety or issues relating to stress. The first point of contact for employees to obtain the support they need from their companies...

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Authenticity: Accelerating across digital

Authenticity It has never been so easy to be authentic in the digital space. We can choose to present a perfect picture with no complications across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other social media applications or document who we truly are and what we are really experiencing. Some have taken authenticity...

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Baby Elephants: How to really define true success?

Baby Elephants Elephants are the largest living and biggest brained land animals in the world. The gestation period of a baby elephant is almost 2 years. Yes, it takes around 645 days of growing and nurturing these babies before giving birth. Long gestation periods are common amongst highly intelligent animals,...

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Giving a new currency for success?

Giving a new currency The corporate world is often marked with such an aggressive, competitive edge where striving to be the best and staying on top of the competition can be deemed as depressing and negative. This is simply not true, sure people want to do their best and their...

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Mental Health Awareness Week: The age of self help and digital technology

Mental Health Awareness Week Stress, anxiety and depression account for the 168 million working days lost in the UK. It is estimated that 450 million people worldwide have mental health problems. Self harm statistics for the UK are the highest in Europe, with suicide rates showing that British men are...

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