In the United Kingdom on average anyone who experiences work-related stress can lose 24 days a year of absence from work. According to research from 2018 up to 74% of people feel overwhelmed or unable to cope – 81% of women and 67% of men. Stress is a normal part of life and work so[…]
We’d like to share this TED Talk Workplace Mental Health – All you need to know by Tom Oxley as it’s a great summary of why mental health in the workplace is so essential to both individuals and the organisation alike. He talks about the key signs of stress and how hard it is[…]
One in four people can suffer from a mental health illness during their lifetime and poor mental health among employees costs UK employers £42bn – £45bn each year which is a cost of up to £1,717 per employee according to a recent study by Deloitte. These scary statistics are reasons why promoting and supporting employee[…]
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!
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[…]
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[…]