The pandemic has exposed our global mental health crisis more than ever. For some people it has alleviated stressors around commuting, lack of time or distraction in the office for example, but for others it has exacerbated existing stressors or
This week it has been widely documented in the news about the rise in alcohol consumption since the start of lockdown. The number of “high risk” drinkers has nearly doubled to 8.4 million since lockdown began as well as thousands
As discussed in last week’s blog, we now have evidence from studies supporting what we have observed time and again, that internal wellbeing champions/advocates/heroes driving the wellbeing agenda will result in a much higher rate of engagement, productivity and ultimately
We have started to see the insights come in from across the world about the impact COVID has had and continues to have on our health and wellbeing. According to a recent survey by Perkbox, emotional health has been hit
I was in two minds whether to develop this new product because I was acutely aware of many businesses making cuts, furloughing people and quite frankly trying to survive as well as the other businesses who are lucky enough to
I have been heartened by the increase in people talking about their feelings over the past month or so of lockdown. Business conversations have been open, honest and become the norm. Notably, more men have opened up about how they
We are undoubtedly experiencing an unprecedented time of uncertainty and things are changing by the hour. Many of us are experiencing fear, upset and panic. I don’t know a single person who hasn’t been impacted by this virus in some
It’s not a job, it’s a lifestyle. Learn here about how Nike have adopted a high performing culture to get the best out of their people.
As a big head office and workplace culture enthusiast, I was recently delighted to visit
Following last Friday’s Employee Benefits Awards ceremony, I was delighted to catch up with Guy Hayward, the CEO of Goodman Masson who was the winner of arguably the most important award of the night- Best Employee Engagement Strategy.
Goodman Masson is
Located in the bustling city of Auckland, New Zealand, is a financial services company called Perpetual Guardian. This is no ordinary financial services company in a busy city, this is a company who’s Founder and CEO has taken a bold
Some might bury their head in the sand when the topic comes up. Some may not have given it a second thought. Some don’t even flinch and feel very comfortable discussing it. And others might think about it all the
I have just come out of one of the most heart-warming wellness workshops I have ever been to in the workplace, designed to begin to change the tide on the stigma associated with mental health.
My former employer, global recruitment firm
This morning the clients of leading global HR recruitment firm Frazer Jones were invited to a ‘Breath Revolution’ experience as part of a ‘Mindful Morning’ Series I have developed for the business.
As guests arrived at 8am, they walked into an
I love a cuddle, like really love a cuddle. I didn’t really think anything of it until my husband started teasing me about the amounts of cuddles I request on a regular (tri-daily) basis. I must have subconsciously developed it
April is Stress Awareness Month but we all know too well that it feels like stress month every month.
Our stressful, fast-paced lives causes adrenaline and cortisol to surge and course through our bodies all day long, which left unaddressed can
Following a brilliant workshop at The Conduit led by Executive Coaches Lisa Quinn and Nicky Chambers I felt excited to share their wisdom in a short blog post, which hopefully gives you a taste of how you can beat the
Happiness at work matters. It matters as much in our work lives as it does in our personal lives, and it should matter to businesses too. One study by the Social Market Foundation found that happy employees are up to