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How to Practice Emotional First Aid

We love this TED Talk – it’s so important to emphasize our mental health just as much as our physical health and this video makes for interesting and informative viewing. Enjoy!    

Understanding and Dealing with Loneliness

May has been Mental Health Awareness Month with a focus on loneliness and in this post, we will explore how loneliness can manifest, who might be at most risk, and what we can do to help anyone who may be feeling lonely. Feeling lonely can hit anyone at any age and at any time during[…]

8 Benefits of Learning at Work

This week from 16th – 22nd May 2022, it has been Learning in Work Week in the United Kingdom. We thought it would be useful to reflect on the benefits of learning at work and why this is such an effective way to train employees to enable them to help them to embrace challenges and[…]

Why we should all be more Mental Health Aware

From the 9th to the 15th May 2022  was Mental Health Awareness week and May was Mental Health Awareness month – these initiatives are great reminders about how important this issue is for everyone. In 2021 according to the Health and Safety Executive 0.8 million employees were suffering from stress, anxiety, or depression.  And in[…]

Exciting new partnership with new online platform CMy Qual

We are delighted to announce our partnership with a new online platform called cMyQual a new, online career management platform designed to help individuals curate, track and store their achievements. In addition, users can set career goals, share their portfolio with ease and security, and benefit from ongoing CV, interview preparation, and coaching support. The[…]

Promoting Wellbeing in the Workplace to Avoid the Costs of Stress

The Price of  Stress in the Workplace Stress and mental health problems are increasing and in 2021 days off due to mental health issues cost businesses in the United Kingdom £12.6bn in lost productivity. The Health & Safety Executive found that work-related stress, depression, or anxiety accounted for 50% of all work-related ill health cases[…]

9 of the Best Ways to Stop Feeling Stressed

We all lead busy lives and often feeling stressed is one of the constants we all deal with as part of our everyday routines. The key thing is though to recognise when you are feeling stressed and then you can take steps to take it in hand and stop this feeling from escalating out of[…]

Signs and Causes of Stress  

Stress is on the rise. Latest statistics on stress report that 74% of people said that they had felt overwhelmed or unable to cope during the past year. Based on an online poll for YouGov for the Mental Health Foundation in 2018 using a sample size of 4,619 individuals 81% of women said this compared to[…]

Eight Signs it’s Time for a Career or Job Change

If you’re feeling unhappy at work or thinking about a career change you may recognise some of these signs and may help you galvanise yourself into action and make some changes. Your job is impacting your health and well-being Do you dread Mondays and can’t get out of bed each morning, or do you feel[…]

Five Great Reasons to Hire a Career Coach

How Hiring a Career Coach Benefits You At Aim Higher Training we offer career coaching to help clients identify strengths and weaknesses, assess skills, and develop a structured approach towards developing a career path. Career coaching is an investment in yourself and can be done at any time of your life whether it’s as you’re[…]

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