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17 November 2017

How To Be Kind To Yourself

Perhaps the hardest thing about working in mental health is seeing how much people suffer with issues like stress and depression when there are some simple, yet incredibly effective, things they can do to increase their sense of wellbeing. According to this year’s Mental Health at Work Report, one in three employees has now been formally diagnosed with a mental health issue, with 60% of employees saying that work has adversely affected their mental health at some point during the last year. Easy as it would be to place the blame entirely with employers, we also need to think about how we as individuals are responsible as well. So during the month of World Kindness Day we thought it would be good to share some tips on how to be kind to yourself.

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06 October 2017
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When's The Right Time To Offer Mental Health Support?

When Edward called in sick because he was experiencing low mood after the death of a friend, he didn’t pretend he had a migraine or food poisoning. He said he felt really flat and depressed and couldn…

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11 July 2017
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Could your organisation handle a human disaster?

As the heartbreaking Grenfell Tower tragedy shows, how victims and others impacted are treated during the aftermath of a human disaster really matters. Once the immediate threat is over, providing com…

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07 June 2017
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Three Ways To Support Bereaved Employees

It’s difficult to know what to say to someone who’s lost a loved one, especially if the loss was unexpected or the result of a terrible accident or attack. So many of us are afraid to approach a pers…

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04 May 2017
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How Prince Harry Made The Workforce Healthier

If the ‘Kate Middleton effect’ has been to add £1bn to the UK fashion industry, the ‘Prince Harry effect’ is proving to be the ability to make people feel safe talking about their mental health. By t…

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