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Why is Uncertainty Stressful?


Why is uncertainty stressful? Uncertainty is stressful because of the fact that it is the unknown. The only certainty is that life is uncertain! That's probably a phrase that you have heard more than once, specially recently. We all know it, but do we truly believe it? Do we strive to control the uncontrollable and how can we feel in control in uncertain times?
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August 24, 2020/by admin
Uncertainty can be stressful

Supporting Employees Through Uncertainty

With the current Covid-19 Pandemic, life is more uncertain than ever before. So what can you, the employer do, to support employees during this uncertain time? It’s all about embracing uncertainty.

I was listening to the BBC news the other week. I was particularly drawn to a story about a bakery that had managed to reopen, even with the 2 metre distancing rules.  They had one major challenge.…
July 14, 2020/by admin

Stuck at Home? Anxious? Depressed? – Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week, Day 7
Learn how to break free from worry and negative beliefs and reduce stress
Seven blogs for seven days of Mental Health Awareness Week. Today lets take a look at how, being stuck at home might be causing anxiety and depression. How getting rid of negative beliefs can reduce stress why it is important for your mental health and wellbeing.

Worrying is a form of…
May 24, 2020/by admin

Keeping up Social Interaction During Coronavirus.

Mental Health Awareness Week Day 6
Seven blogs for seven days of Mental Health Awareness Week. Today lets take a look at managing social interaction virtually and why it is important for your mental health and wellbeing.

Many people reading this are under lockdown due to Covid-19, so here are a few ideas of different ways to connect with family and friends. Social Interaction is limited at the…
May 23, 2020/by admin

Boost Immunity during Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week Day 5
Seven blogs for seven days of Mental Health Awareness Week. Today lets take a look at food how it can benefit your mental health and wellbeing.

In this blog I want to focus on plants and how it they can boost immunity by making adding them to your food or by making some home rememdies. During this time, with many people at varying degrees of lock down the best…
May 22, 2020/by admin

Hydrate to Improve Mental Health

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Mental Health Awareness Week Day 4


Seven blogs for seven days of Mental Health Awareness Week. Today lets take a look at hydration how it can benefit your mental health and wellbeing.

Many people reading this are under lockdown due to Covid-19, so many of us are rediscovering the big outdoors.,How many of us remember to take water out with us and remember to hydrate as much as we should?
Why…
May 21, 2020/by admin

Exercise for Good Mental Health – Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week Day 3
Seven blogs for seven days of Mental Health Awareness Week. Today lets take a look at exercise and how it can benefit your mental health and wellbeing.

Many people reading this are under lockdown due to Covid-19, and lets face it, exercise can be a challenge. Dashing round people, motivation, missing the sports and gym. But we all know its good for us don't we!!…
May 20, 2020/by admin

Get a Bit More Zen for Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week Day 2


Seven blogs for seven days of Mental Health Awareness Week. Today lets take a look at meditation and how it can benefit your mental health and wellbeing.

Many people reading this are under lockdown due to Covid-19 and are going a bit stir crazy. Learning a technique that can help you feel more chilled and more zen can really make a difference. Learning to…
May 19, 2020/by admin

Creative Pastimes to Boost Your Mood During Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week Day 1
Seven blogs for seven days of Mental Health Awareness Week. Today lets take a look at 5 creative pastimes and how they can benefit your mental health and wellbeing.

Many people reading this are under lockdown due to Covid-19, so here are a few ideas to use your extra time to start or restart a hobby, or learn a new skill. Its a smart way to boost your good mental…
May 18, 2020/by admin

How important is your health to you?

How important is your physical health to you, more specifically your physical health? Now what do we mean by physical health? Well physical health means that you're free from illness or injury.

Physical health is critical for overall wellbeing. Some of the most obvious and serious signs that we are unhealthy appear physically. Addressing physical health is crucial for sustaining overall health and…
November 15, 2019/by admin

How Important is Work Flexibility

Many companies see flexible working as an option, however it is not.  All workers within the UK have a legal right to request flexible working if they have been working for the same company for 26 weeks and the company has to review all requests in a reasonable manner.  There should be a sound business reason as to why they are not able to consider flexible working.

You can find more information…
October 21, 2019/by admin

Simple Stress Busters

Feeling stress is a natural reaction in the body, that feeling of fight of flight.  However the body is designed to deal with the danger and then reset.  In the modern world we live in though, we rarely get the time to properly destress, and so the stress builds and builds.  It is really important to take the time to help the body reset. Here are some really simple exercises you can do that…
September 9, 2019/by admin
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