PA Life recently partnered with American Express Global Business Travel to bring Executive Assistants together for an after work treat themed around well-being and a chance for networking. This exclusive Meet Up networking event, sponsored by Turkish Airlines, took place in the Le Chiffre Room at the South Place Hotel on the evening of Thursday, […]
IN PICTURES: Wellbeing Event – An Evening with American Express Global Business Travel
Do you suffer from ‘gymtimidation’?
One in four women suffer from “gymtimidation”- shying away from exercise for fear of being judged, a study has found. Almost half of women have at some point felt negatively judged when working out – with this number highest for those aged 18-24, with a huge 70 per cent feeling this way. Thirty-seven per cent […]
Do you train your pelvic muscles regularly?
Researchers have found 70 per cent of women over 40 have suffered bladder leakage when chuckling or coughing. And one in three have experienced symptoms when engaging in physical activities such as running or jumping. As a result, one in 10 women don’t feel they’re able to fully enjoy life as they try to avoid […]
STUDY: Half of Brits plan to quit job this September
Nearly half of Brits (49%) plan to quit their job on their return from summer holidays. The research by Wix also reveals that 1 in 3 plan to chuck in their day job to make travel a full-time gig, by starting their own businesses online. Of those surveyed, 69% of Brits dread returning to work, […]
HOW TO: Do business travel – without the stress
If an Executive Assistant is stressed, the entire workforce suffers, writes Hannah Harrington, Marketing Executive at Roomex… It’s pretty hard to argue that work, as we knew it 20 years ago, is different. Technology prompted workers to change their goals and what they value in their lives and their job. Let’s start with the negatives […]
HOW TO: Maximise mental and physical wellbeing in summer months
Aside from hay fever and the odd insufferably hot day, summer is generally lauded for creating optimism and opportunities linked to the better weather. The benefits of the season can have a positive impact on the mental health and physical wellbeing of employees as a result, so how can businesses harness the good vibes that […]
Do you suffer from ‘guilty vacation syndrome’?
Two thirds of working Brits have experienced ‘guilty vacation syndrome’ – described as the nagging urge to cancel or delay vacation due to guilt. That’s according to research commissioned by Perkbox, which suggests the trend might be the reason burnout is on the rise. The research, which surveyed 1,342 people, found that the ‘syndrome’ is […]
Long working hours ‘shorten life expectancy by 9 years’
People living in countries that have an average working week that exceeds 48 hours die an average of two years earlier than those that work for 45 hours or less per week, new research shows. According to World Health Organization (WHO) data, countries with a high life expectancy between 82.2 and 84.2 years work an […]
How to fight burnout in the workplace
Burnout is a health hazard in the workplace. Paul Friday, Director of Strategic Relationships at leading HR and payroll provider MHR, explores how HR can help protect employees from stress before it spirals out of control… Be honest… do you ever dread going to work? Do work worries hang over you all weekend to the […]
How to talk to your boss about anxiety and depression
A top Priory psychiatrist talks you through it, with 10 important things to remember… In today’s economic climate, many can be forgiven for feeling ‘grateful’ to have a job and therefore all too easily the added pressures of working life get accepted rather than questioned. Many may even consider it a weakness to suggest they […]