9
Oct

World Mental Health Day – Saturday 10th October

Let’s talk about it: promoting well-being in work Saturday 10 October is World Mental Health Day and we’re all invited to consider what we can each do to promote our well-being. Have you had your five-a-day? asks Mind in their awareness raising campaign and I ask myself how their five-a-day relates to promoting employee well-being. Be …

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6
Oct

Introduction to David Lynch and his first article – Courage in Leadership

I am delighted that David joined us at Namasté Culture as an L&D Professional of the Highest Order on a short-term contract in the summer, our collaboration worked so well there was no way I could let him leave in the autumn to take his talents elsewhere! David now shares L&D development and delivery with …

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5
Jun

Mental Health Problems cost UK employers £26 billion each year

The business case for supporting good mental health In the first of several blogs, we look at the findings of the recent Mental Health Taskforce and what it means for you, your staff, and the success of your organisation. What is mental health? The World Health Organisation (WHO) defines mental health as: ‘a state of …

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10
Apr

The Effects Of Conflict At Work And How To Prevent It

New research by CIPD, the professional body for HR and people development has identified conflict at work as a major cause of stress amongst employees. The report Getting Under the Skin of Workplace Conflict found that one in three UK employees have experienced some sort of conflict during the previous year. Of these 29% experienced …

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20
Mar

Ten Easy Ways to Look After Staff Wellbeing

1. Get to know your staff as individuals. Remember their names and key facts about their lives that they have shared with you. For example, the names of their children, their hobbies, holidays, etc. If you have trouble remembering this information, write it down and remind yourself before you speak to them so you can …

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6
Mar

Engaging Staff in Wellness Activities

Looking for new ideas to encourage workplace wellness? Look no further… Seminars Hold monthly half hour lunchtime talks on health issues and make this available to all staff, even if you have to run them more than once. Ensure your speaker is engaging and motivating and make copies of their presentations available to all. Allow …

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2
Mar

Is Your Business Being Affected by Lack of Sleep?

March 2015 is National Bed Month in the UK and National Sleep Awareness week runs from 2 to 8 March in the USA. We all know that if you don’t get enough sleep you can be grumpy and less productive at work, did you also know that regularly missing out on sleep puts you at …

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18
Feb

Stress Busting at Work!

We are running a free workshop on Thursday 26th February to introduce the competences managers need to exhibit to help them to identify, reduce and prevent stress at work. All too often stress at work is caused by managers who do not recognise the impact they are having on others. This practical half-day workshop introduces the …

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4
Feb

It’s #TimetoTalk

In a bid to help end mental health discrimination Time to Change are asking every employer to take five minutes on 5th February to talk about mental health. For some reason we seem to equate mental health with being unwell, but we all have mental health, some of us are in good mental health and …

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23
Jan

18 Simple Ways to Recognise Your Staff Are Stressed

Take the time to review this list and see if you or your staff might be stressed: 1. Look out for changes in their normal behaviour 2. Individuals start to take more ‘sickies’ 3. Productivity drops 4. Increase in error rate 5. Tempers get shorter causing an unpleasant atmosphere in the workplace 6. People work longer …

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