Team dynamics – mental health in the workplace

It goes without saying that a crucial part of your workplace environment is your team, and more widely, your colleagues. 

When it comes to mental health, they too have an important role to play. How can they impact how you feel for better or worse? 

Self Help Techniques

Continuing on the series related to mental health, another topic suggested was “techniques for self help”. It’s a difficult one because there are so many different ways this could be looked at, but for today I will pick my top 5. Read on! This blog post has moved! It has gone to “That’s mental, aContinue reading “Self Help Techniques”

How to stay motivated?

Still on the topic of mental health and wellbeing, one of the topics suggested was “How to stay motivated”? I almost put this off to a time when I was more motivated, how ironic! But then it occurred to me I have experiences I can draw on to try to answer this question. This blogContinue reading “How to stay motivated?”

Stressed by work? How to relax

When it comes to mental health and the workplace, another great topic suggested to me was “how to relax”. I particularly like this one because even though it may seem mundane, I think it’s quite interesting to address. The internet is rife with articles on how to relax. Type it into google (I just tried)Continue reading “Stressed by work? How to relax”

Mental health – what to say… or not

As you may know, anxiety, and more broadly mental health are topics of importance to me. In particular when it comes to mental health in the workplace, I feel that the subjects are as yet not discussed enough, whilst seeing an increasing number of articles and studies on how many people are be burning out.Continue reading “Mental health – what to say… or not”

Living with Anxiety – Part 2

With the recent publication of the « Thriving at work » study, it felt like an appropriate time to write the sequel to my first post, which I’d been planning for a while. In case you’ve not heard of the report, it was commissioned by Theresa May and highlighted the fact that around 300’000 people with aContinue reading “Living with Anxiety – Part 2”

Living with anxiety – Part 1

Mental health is trendy I’ve been meaning to write about this for a while, as it’s a subject that touches me personally. For the past 2-3 years I’ve seen an increasing number of articles on the topic, and whilst it’s been reassuring to see it become more commonly talked about, it’s also been a bitContinue reading “Living with anxiety – Part 1”

5 tips for finding the work-life balance

Finding the work life balance is a tough one. Where does work end and play start, particularly if work is your life for example? Starting a new job after nearly a year and a half of unemployment, suddenly made it hard for me to find a healthy balance between the two. I was catapulted from 100%Continue reading “5 tips for finding the work-life balance”