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Why we should focus on minimising employee illbeing to aid workplace wellbeing

By Amanda Furness | 16 May 2024

This post begins with some research which concludes that efforts to improve wellbeing at work are directed too narrowly. It then goes on to highlight some courses that can help employers looking to minimise employee illbeing in the workplace. They present opportunities to explore strategies that can enhance a culture of psychological safety and trust.

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5 tips to help look after our mental health this winter

By Amanda Furness | 05 December 2022

During the winter months, decreased exposure to sunlight can leave us with low mood, poor motivation and less energy. We suggest 5 practical tips to help look after our mental health this winter.

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Menopause – why it is a workplace wellbeing issue

By Amanda Furness | 18 October 2022

A look at how menopause can affect workplace wellbeing together with some helpful resources for both individuals and those supporting employee wellbeing at work.

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Effort or result – which do you reward?

By Amanda Furness | 25 March 2022

We’re used to being rewarded for results achieved, but could rewarding effort be fairer and result in benefits for not only wellbeing but also productivity and performance?

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Kindness and its role in mental health in the workplace

By Amanda Furness | 03 June 2021

A look at kindness – the differences between it, altruism and compassion, how it can benefit mental health in the workplace, and some tips for developing a kindness culture at work.

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Read me, Think about me, Watch me … 3 resilience tips

By Amanda Furness | 18 December 2020

Some resilience tips in differing formats to suit a variety of preferences – a short article to read, a visual quote to think about and an engaging video to watch.

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Why you should keep the Law of Diminishing Returns in mind

By Amanda Furness | 03 May 2019

A brief look at the Law of Diminishing Returns and how it can be applied to our productivity, as well as many other areas of our lives.

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Not scared of the dark, just fed up with it?

By Amanda Furness | 23 November 2018

As we move into the gloomy winter days with little let up from the dark, here are a few ideas to help boost mood and energy through the long winter ahead.

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Resources include a guide for leaders on purpose in business

By Amanda Furness | 20 September 2018

Our early Autumn newsletter resources are : a wellbeing survey, a report on sexual harassment in the workplace, a guide for leaders on purpose and the effect workplace aggression can have on the victim’s behaviour at work.

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Try this and see if you notice a difference in your level of happiness

By Amanda Furness | 20 September 2018

Being mindful of the current trend of portraying perfection on social media, this tip is a simple nightly exercise which can lead to greater happiness.

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