Building Employee Resilience: Supporting You to Support Your Teams

Posted on : March 20, 2018

  The picture below shows one of our trainers delivering an Building Employee Resilience session. This workshop is designed for managers, supervisors and team leaders  to support them in understanding their own stress and coping mechanisms before looking at ways to recognise signs of mental ill health in their teams,...

Health and Wellbeing @ Work 2018

Posted on : March 20, 2018

Some of our team exhibited at the recent Health and Wellbeing @ Work 2018 conference on 6th-7th March. Over the two busy days, we had the opportunity to chat and connect with a range of people and discuss some of our Resilience services, all supporting organisations to recognise signs of...

Mental Health First Aid and Its Benefits: IOSH Regional Branch Meeting

Posted on : March 20, 2018

On Thursday 15th March, Director Barrie Penrose delivered a speech on Mental Health First Aid at the IOSH Regional Branch meeting on Mental Health at York Race Course. As an accredited MHFA trainer, the professional health and safety membership organisation invited Barrie to share information about Mental Health First Aid...

#BeatBlueMonday Survival Tips

Posted on : January 15, 2018

#BeatBlueMonday Survival Tips 1) Use positive language Being positive has a lot to do with the language that you use. If the language you use is mainly negative, this can have an adverse impact on you and those around you. 2) Count your blessings Giving thanks makes people happier and...

Stress Awareness – What’s all the fuss?

Posted on : November 2, 2016

It’s National Stress Awareness Day!  But why is stress awareness so important? There is still a lot of misunderstanding about the effects of excessive pressure and what is and what is not ‘real stress.’ And in many organisations a macho culture still prevails, where working under extreme, prolonged pressure can...

Employee Wellbeing – Getting Support from Senior Leaders

Posted on : September 2, 2016

  Some people charged with improving employee wellbeing are fortunate to work for companies where at least one senior leader is really on-board with the idea. They see the benefit of such action and ensure adequate resources are available to implement a wellbeing strategy that provides real impact. Of course,...

Wellbeing – What’s the Return on Investment?

Posted on : July 14, 2016

When talking to people about wellbeing strategies this is a question that comes up from time to time. It’s still common for those charged with researching or implementing a wellbeing strategy to believe that return on investment should be the core driver. It’s also the belief that causes so many...

Don’t let stress ruin your relationship

Posted on : June 10, 2016

Here is a scenario common in many relationships; both partners work in stressful jobs and then come home to the pressure of being a parent and running a home. This situation can often lead to arguments, intolerable frustration and, finally, splitting up. So what are the main pitfalls to avoid...

Working too many hours can cause depression

Posted on : June 10, 2016

A warning to all workaholics:  Working too many hours overtime might greatly increase the chances of you suffering from depression. It has been reported in a number of newspapers this week that a study examining the work habits of more than 2000 UK Civil Servants discovered a credible link between...

7 Quick Steps to being more Assertive

Posted on : June 10, 2016

Not being assertive enough is a common problem for most people. There are always times when we don’t speak up for ourselves – we decide it is best just to leave things alone. The problem is if we continually fail to assert ourselves when we are unhappy, this in turn...

Workplace stress leads to overeating

Posted on : June 10, 2016

Here is some information that will be very useful to anyone who is on, or looking to start, an improved food diet with the intention of losing weight. Obviously the biggest cause of being overweight is overeating – consuming more calories than you are burning off.  But did you know...

5 Reasons to get your Staff Healthy

Posted on : June 10, 2016

Employers are now beginning to see that there is a link between work-related stress and a variety of physical and mental disorders. This is despite of the difficulty in proving this due to the fact that the majority of disorders that occur as a result of stress can also have...

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