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      Break your silence on burn-out at work

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      Women, particularly in the corporate world, are struggling to ‘have it all’. Their careers may be going from strength to strength, but burn-out is becoming more of an issue. Wellness expert Amy Gallagher shares her own personal story… I am a coach, healer and soul alchemist. I work with female executives. My work helps them […]

      Are you wasting your holidays worrying about work?

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      Holidaymakers waste one whole day of a week-long trip worrying about work, deciding what to do and waiting in line for attractions. A study of 2,000 UK adults, who’ve holidayed in the last year, found people spend 17 ½ hours over a seven day holiday – the equivalent of 6am until 11:30pm – wasting time. […]

      How to combat Seasonal Affective Disorder in the workplace

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      The colder mornings are back. The summer sun — well, what we had of it — has packed its bags and left us in the dark. For many of us, the darker days and colder climate can have a huge effect on our mood. Plenty of sunshine allows us to have a healthy intake of […]

      Mental wellbeing ‘biggest health challenge facing businesses’

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      Almost half of employers (49%) say that mental health is the biggest health and wellbeing challenge facing businesses. That’s according to research from Towergate Health & Protection, which says the majority of organisations proactively make provisions to support the mental wellbeing of their employees. 72% offer mental health training for staff, and 76% offer access […]

      The top reason for sleepless nights? You guessed it – job stress

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      Job stress is the top cause behind employees’ sleepless nights, with more than a third (34%) stating that stress stops them from getting enough sleep That’s according to research from Aetna International, which surveyed 4,000 office workers and 1,000 HR Directors across the globe to find out their thoughts on the current state of health care […]

      Employers ‘failing to grant leave for antenatal appointments’

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      Employers are making it difficult for women and their partners to take time out of work to attend vital midwife appointments. That’s according to a survey of 300 UK mums who have given birth in the past five years – carried out private midwifery services specialist Private Midwives and published in its UK Maternity Report. It found that […]

      2019 Mental Health Awareness Day: Centre yourself with PA Life Courses

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      PA Life has teamed up with New Skills Academy to offer our readers access to a hand-picked selection of essential personal and professional development courses. Available via the PA Life website and specially curated by an expert team, the 104 courses include essential guides to workplace wellness and wellbeing, encompassing:- Assertiveness Skills Certification Boost your […]

      2019 World Mental Health Day: Nearly half of us need more support

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      October 10th of this year marks World Mental Health Day, a global day for mental health education and awareness. The conversation around mental health is changing. But there is still so much that needs to be done. Poor mental health can have a devastating impact on businesses and of course the employees themselves.  Mental health disorders […]

      Half of managers think workers with mental health issues are a ‘liability’

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      A study of British senior managers found that 51 percent admit that they consider a worker who is mentally unwell to be a liability, with 65 percent saying they thought talking about mental health at work was a sign of weakness. A fifth admit they have felt in the past that a member of staff […]

      Tackling mental health in the workplace

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      Safeguarding the mental health of your staff is as important as ensuring they are safe physically. Declan Halton-Woodward, EA to the CEO at Handelsbanken Wealth/Heartwood offers some advice… Mental health is as important as physical health. I could argue it is more important given symptoms of mental ill-health can often go unnoticed. One in four […]