Did you know that listening to music has both a mental and physical impact on your body? While most of us listen to music for entertainment, we should also know that it can help boost your overall wellbeing. From reducing stress and improving cognitive performance, to encouraging and inspiring creativity, the power of music is […]
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5 tips for beating workplace anxiety
As lockdown restrictions begin to ease, many business professionals who have adapted to using digital platforms to communicate will now need to readjust their communication style again as they transition back to being in the office. Although it may not appear challenging, as ‘in person’ communication has always been the norm, a year of communicating behind screens […]
Steep increase in mental health concerns since the pandemic began, new data suggests
68% of SME business leaders say they have witnessed an increase in mental health issues reported since the pandemic began. That’s according to a new report from HR firm Breathe, which surveyed 429 SME cross-sector decision makers were surveyed with questions around current and planned policy to tackle the surge in mental health problems. Key […]
UK employers set sights on staff mental wellbeing with nation anxious ahead of return to work
Over the past 12 months, wellbeing and performance company PUSH has seen a significant increase in enquiries from UK businesses, signifying an upsurge in the number of employers safeguarding employee mental health and wellbeing. Over the course of the pandemic alone, PUSH has supported over 20 major UK companies including Catalina, Rightmove, Urban Outfitters, Toyota, […]
The importance of the self-fulfilling prophecy when coming out of a crisis
By Dr Lynda Shaw (pictured), neuroscientist, business psychologist and change specialist The self-fulfilling prophecies of leaders and workers could be one of the key determining factors in how a business coped during lockdown and how it will do in a future still full of uncertainty, as we know that our beliefs directly affect our consequences. […]
How to combat rising stress levels amongst remote workers
The nation’s mental health is now a major cause for concern for employers, says Adrian Lewis, Director of Activ Absence. This Stress Awareness month Adrian is pressing for employers to do more to recognise and address signs of stress and burnout before they escalate into something more serious. This follows a new study from the […]
How to support employees returning to the workplace
The roadmap out of lockdown has been revealed. It’s a great step in the right direction but life as we knew it has changed, with nearly 50% of the population struggling with their mental health. How do we support ourselves and our colleagues through this transition back to the workplace? Leading psychotherapist and founder of […]
Turn your world green for Mental Health Awareness Week
We’re all used to working remotely these days. And have seen some benefits. No commute, extra time in bed, and more time to focus on physical health. But lockdown, isolation and lack of physical and social stimulus is having an impact on our mental health. We’re used to water cooler chatter, walking to the tube […]
Mental Health Awareness Week – Hope Health is here for your team!
How is your team celebrating Mental Health Awareness Week on 10 – 16 May? Mental Health Awareness Week is a global campaign created to promote mental health awareness with the theme for 2021’s campaign being ‘Nature’. Align your teams’ minds with our nature inspired Lunch & Learn package to ignite conversation and support their mental […]
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We are almost there, let’s all start looking forward to some semblance of normality. Let’s sideline the stress, file that fed up feeling, finish with frustration and ditch the “done in”. It is clear, that everyone has had enough of the constant round of COVID related numbers, reports, good stuff, bad stuff, media hype and […]