5 Ways Depression Can Affect an Employee

Depression is more common than you think with 1 in 5 people experiencing depression at some point in their lives.

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Why I Practice Mindfulness and You Should Too

Modern life is increasingly busy, aiming to get from A to B as quickly as possible, with often little acknowledgement of yourself or your surroundings.

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5 Foods to Help You Improve Your Mood

We all have down days from time to time, whether it is due to a bad day at work, waking up feeling a bit under the weather, or just because of the general stresses associated with everyday life.

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Upcoming Course - Mental Health First Aid Lite

Our next open 3 hour Mental Health First Aid Lite Course will be taking place on Wednesday 4th May in Solihull. To register your interest, please email katie@altruistuk.com, stating your name, role and organisation.

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Stress - Why Ignorance Fails and Talking Succeeds

In 2014/15, 43% of all working days lost in the UK were due to stress (Health and Safety Executive).

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When Does Anxiety Become a Disorder?

​Everyone experiences stress and anxiety at some points in their life, whether it is their first day of work, in the moments before giving a presentation to a large group of people, or just if their workload becomes too high to cope with. However, there is a point when levels of anxiety become abnormal, and can be an indicator of a disorder. 

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Proactive vs Reactive

Stress and mental health problems are common with 1 in 6 employees likely to experience problems with stress, anxiety and depression at any one time. You are probably working with someone with a mental health problem.

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Mood and Food

1 in 5 people will experience depression at some point in their lives.

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5 Simple Ways to Increase Energy at Work

Easy tips to help you feel awake and ready to go.

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10 common misconceptions about Mental Health

Ten common myths surrounding mental health.

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