21
Sep

Training That Makes A Difference

I was delighted to hear that a recent delegate on our  12 month Management Development Programme had sent out a testimonial to her network, talking about 10 takeaways from the training. We don’t often blow our own trumpet at Namasté , we tend to focus on helping others rather than helping ourselves, however, this is …

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26
May

The Truth Behind Mental Health In The Construction Industry

The Construction News has published a survey on the mental health experiences of workers in the construction industry, and the results have been described by construction business leaders as shocking. The report found: One in four workers had considered taking their life. 55% had experienced mental health issues. 42% had suffered these issues at their …

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28
Apr

Spotting Mental Health Problems in Others:

Prince Harry’s recent revelation that after many years suffering, he sought help for the grief of his mother’s death has left many of us wondering how we would spot others in emotional stress. After all, most people saw the Prince as a tough, capable soldier who let his hair down when off duty – what’s …

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25
Apr

Mindful Management: guru or gimmick?

Mindfulness is gaining momentum among scientists, psychologists and business leaders as a model of mind training to help us lead a meaningful life. Some believe it’s the latest fad that will pass with time. Others maintain that it offers the wisdom and compassion so greatly lacking in many models of leadership training. Mindfulness – An …

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19
Dec

Resolution Revolution

  Will You Be Making New Year Resolutions? We’re about to be bombarded with well-intentioned suggestions as to how we might make 2O17 a happier, healthy experience. So, I thought I’d get in there first, by sharing the wisdom of wellbeing experts, aka psychologists, and inviting you to reflect on what will make a positive …

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18
Oct

Five Ways to Improve Your Day-to-Day Interactions at Work

Soft skills do matter A recent article in the CIPD bulletin on the “Best thinking in HR” reports how psychological wellbeing at work is affected by the quality of our interactions with our colleagues. These interactions are often formalised by businesses, for example, setting up mentoring programmes to develop new talent. However the CIPD suggests …

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10
Aug

Namasté on the Radio!

Mindfulness on the Radio: David and I were invited along to BBC Radio Cambridgeshire today to talk about wellbeing at work, the conversation went from mindful walks to mobile phones, on to multitasking, taking breaks and wellbeing and performance, we even spoke about Ben and Jerry’s! Listen Again To find out more you can listen …

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20
Jun

How To Recognise the Gender Differences Relating to Mental Health Issues

Gender and Mental Health: We have been talking recently about differences in men and women when they experience mental health issues. Research suggests that women and men suffer from mental health issues in different ways; women experience anxiety or depression, while men tend toward substance abuse or antisocial disorders. What Does This Mean At Work? …

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15
Jun

Wellbeing and Men: We’re All Different

Mental Health Risks For Men Let’s start with some statistics; 75% of all suicides are male, yet only 25% of all those treated for a mental health condition are male. What causes this discrepancy? WHO suggest that men are often less likely to seek help but even when they do, established unconscious bias means that …

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6
Jun

Mental Health at Work – Does One Size Fit All?

Are There Gender Differences When It Comes To Mental Health? When businesses consider wellbeing policies and practices in the workplace it is often with a gender-neutral approach. However research tells us that there are gender differences in mental health, the underlying causes of stress at work, and the individual experience of stress. In our next …

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