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Mental Health Stress
17
May

How to manage stress at work effectively

With the news coming out that civil servants are being offered counselling to deal with the strain of the Brexit process, it is a timely reminder especially during Mental Health Awareness Week, that we must look after our mental health at work. Being able to effectively deal with stress at work involves developing coping strategies,...
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16
May

I’m suffering from depression and anxiety – how do I tell my boss?

Anxiety and depression are the most common mental health conditions in the UK; one in three people will experience symptoms during their lifetime. During Mental Health Awareness Week, a top Priory psychiatrist talks employees through ten important tips – and reminds employers to make mental health their business… In today’s economic climate, many can be...
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16
May

Climbing the career ladder getting you down? Bupa calls for employees to be supported during career milestones

Landing a promotion, getting your first full-time job or returning to work after having a baby are all meant to be exciting milestones in a person’s life. However, high expectations of these events can leave us feeling underwhelmed when they actually occur. To mark Mental Health Awareness Week (13-19th May), Bupa Health Clinics1 has released...
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15
May

Minding out for each other | Mental Health Awareness Week

We are all pretty adept at spotting the signs of physical ailments in our work colleagues and friends, but what about their mental health…  With this week’s focus on Mental Health Awareness, do you know what you should be looking out for?  And how to respond appropriately if you have concerns? When I started writing...
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08
May

Menopause in the workplace

Article provided by Wellbeing of Women What is the menopause? The menopause is a natural part of ageing for women that usually occurs between 45 and 55 years of age, with the average age being 51 in the UK. The menopause is defined by the lack of a period for 12 months or more. Periods...
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30
Apr

Seven tips on how to be a mother, have a career & not lose your mind

Raising children whilst managing a career, running a house and trying to enjoy life means that us working mums are often left with our sanity hanging in the balance. We want to try and do it all but, unless we have clear strategies to support us in the juggle, we can lose ourselves and our...
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29
Apr

Reflections from the school run on trust and commitment

Laura Lally, Global Head of Marketing, Talking Talent Everyone kept telling me that having a second child is easier than having the first. My daughter, Tayah, was nearly four years old when my son, River, was born. I’ve spent the last 15 months trying to understand why going back to work felt so different this...
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29
Apr

How to deal with stress this Stress Awareness Month

According to the Health and Safety Executive, in 2017 and 2018, more than half a million people in the UK reported work-related stress at a level they believed was making them ill.  That’s 40 per cent of all work-related illness. This Stress Awareness Month, a variety of business leaders and executives have come together to give...
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