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How to reduce mental health-related absence

There are several steps a manager can take to help reduce mental health-related absence within their team. With a reported 1 in 4 workers dealing with mental health problems such as anxiety, depression or stress, it makes practical sense to treat mental health in the same way we would physical illnesses. Many of the changes…

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Getting active for wellbeing

Exercise is good for stress relief. You don’t need to be an athlete to feel the benefits though; any physical activity will help with your wellbeing. Our mood can apparently be improved by as little as a single bout of exercise lasting lessthan10 minutes. Exercise will of course improve our physical health. This improves our…

Mental Health First Aid

Employees are afraid of being labelled ‘snowflakes’

Many young people feel unable to discuss mental health with their employers due to a fear of being labelled as ‘snowflakes’. Despite 72% of Gen Z (18-22 year olds) and 58% of millennials (22-34 year olds) experiencing mental illness, they are reluctant to seek support or take a mental health sick day. They refuse to…

Workplace Wellbeing Strategy

How can organisations help managers’ mental health?

We often talk about how managers can help employees with their mental health. However, managers should take the time out to look after their own wellbeing too. Apparently, managers are more likely to have a diagnosed mental health problem than any other group of employees. A poll by Teladoc Health found that 31% of managers…