Employee Wellbeing

  • Mental Health Awareness Week 9–15 May 2022

    Mental Health Awareness Week is an annual event when there is an opportunity for us to remind ourselves of all the things we can do to achieve good mental health and wellbeing throughout the year. The Mental Health Foundation started...

  • Let’s talk about… Stigma or being ‘unacceptably different’

    Unfortunately, negative attitudes and beliefs toward people who have a mental health condition are still common. These attitudes can come from the perception that a certain attribute makes a person unacceptably different from others, leading to prejudice and discrimination against...

  • Books on the Brain

    The next date for the Books on the Brain club is fast approaching, if you are interested in attending this informal gathering to engage with the next book: Happy ever after: A radical new approach to living well, please do...

  • Let’s talk about... Respect

    Human beings have an innate need to connect with others and a deep need to feel understood. Respect is a way of treating or thinking about something or someone that can help them to feel connected and understood. Whilst disrespect...

  • Let’s talk about… Anxiety

    Anxiety is a many-headed beast and is a common mental health concern. When anxious, we can experience a range of intensity ranging from a generalised, all-the-time discomfort and preoccupation with what’s wrong, to an experience specific to a situation. It...

  • Let's talk about... being childless not by choice

    Next week is World Childless Week, this is a week that aims to raise awareness of those childless not by choice (CNBC). As with many events that are held around the year, they offer an opportunity to focus on a...

  • Let's talk about... Men’s Health Week

    Studies indicate that men can be reserved about expressing their health concerns and although people make fun of the notorious ‘man flu’, Men’s Health Week is a time to raise awareness for those who suffer with more than just a...

  • Let’s talk about… Mental Health and Wellbeing

    Here is another blog for everyone – as everyone has mental health, and like physical health, it fluctuates along a spectrum which can vary from good mental wellbeing to severe mental health problems. Even before the term COVID-19 entered our...

  • Let’s talk about… Navigating change

    As this is the first of the SHEW (Safety, Health and Employee Wellbeing) “lets talk about…” blogs, I wanted a topic that might be relevant to everyone and thought what better place to start than with the topic of navigating...