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Why Online Learning is Essential to your Organisation’s Mental Wellbeing Strategy

Many consider the internet to be a bad influence on our mental well-being. However, when Robert E. Kahn and Vint Cerf invented the internet, they intended it be used for communication and learning. Here lie the benefits of the internet to our mental well-being. Online Mental Health Training has five main benefits which may make it a more desirable starting point when introducing the topic of mental health to employees.

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How to deal with stress and depression at work?

At least 1 in 4 people will experience a mental health problem in the UK each year, with anxiety and depression stated as the most commonly experienced. The average person spends 33% of their waking time working, so it is unsurprising that occupational stress can be a significant contributing factor to employee’s mental health.

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Mindfulness tips to keep you going through the day

Mindfulness is a technique which can be used to decrease stress and anxiety by increasing awareness. Research from Harvard University found that we are distracted 46.9% of the time, and this is ever increasing with our use of technology to stay constantly connected.

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Why is Mental Health Important for Youth Development?

Youth mental health has come into sharp focus over recent months, but what are the facts and why has it caught so many people’s attention? 1 in 10 young people experience a mental health issue at any given time which is about 3 in a typical classroom. A further 15% have less severe problems that put them at risk of developing mental health problems in the future and half of all lifetime cases of mental illness begin by age 14.

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Managing Employee Stress during Significant Organisational Change

Today, managing change is a critical part of organisation’s agendas and is ever more important in a fast-paced world and unpredictable future. Much consideration is given to working practices, new structures, new ways of working, processes and results and how the new organisation will be. But how does this impact the employees and their engagement, mindset and behaviour in relation to the change that is happening around them?

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Ways to Maintain your Mental Health and Work a Stressful Job

Can stress cause burnout? ‘Burn out’ is exhaustion which occurs as a result of excessive demands on energy, strength, or resources. It is usually experienced as physical, mental and emotional debilitation.

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How Mental Health Training Became Fundamental To Your Business

Mental Health at Work training involves coaching line managers and HR staff so that they’re able to spot signs of stress in their teams and provide timely and appropriate support to employees.

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4 Tips to Supporting Your Staff on Time To Talk Day

Time To Talk day happens every year in February and provides an excellent opportunity for businesses across the UK to encourage their staff to talk about mental health. 31% of people have experienced mental health issues at work. Tragically, some still feel ashamed to tell their colleagues how they feel and therefore don’t get the support they need.

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Here Is How To Help Your Team Feel Happy At Work

Feeling happy at work is important for everyone. To ensure that teams are enjoying themselves every day and coming into the office with a renewed sense of purpose and energy, it is important to adjust your office culture to their needs, so that each team member is able to thrive.

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5 Ways to Wellbeing

The '5 Ways to Well-being', developed by the New Economics Foundation, are a set of evidence-based actions to improve personal wellness. These steps were developed to support a healthy mind, similar to the guidance on eating 5 fruit and vegetables per day for a healthy body.

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