MindSpace247 are delighted to present a Special Recognition Award to IPS following the first stage of voting in our award programme. Voting has shown that IPS are leading the way with a number of wellbeing initiatives within the workplace. In addition, they are determined to play their part to help improve the mental wellbeing of students and teaching staff across […]
Mindspace 247 are proud to announce the launch of their first Workplace Wellbeing Awards, celebrating the best employers for supporting mental health and wellbeing within the workplace. According to the Mental Health Foundation 1 in 6.8 people are experiencing mental health problems in the workplace and research shows that 12.7% of all sickness absence days in the UK
A huge thank you to everyone who attended the first in a series of live webinars on the 19th October, focusing on mental health issues. Covering the theme “How do we maintain a balanced life in the new normal?”, we’re proud to say this was a hugely successful event with a great turnout. Introduced by Guy Outram, Co-Founder of MindSpace
We’re excited and proud to announce our partnership with Lumien to deliver a complete health and wellbeing solution to companies via a single software platform. This solution will provide employees with access to talk therapies 24/7. Co-Founder of Lumien, Christopher Golby, has created a service which is vital in helping organisations understand the mental health and wellbeing of their employees. Through the Lumien App, clients will
“What mental health needs is more sunlight, more candor, and more unashamed conversation.” ― Glenn Close. Sunday 10th October 2021 marks World Mental Health Day. Every year organisations and individuals come together to raise awareness of mental health issues affecting people from all walks of life all over the world. The aim of this awareness day is
Living with Covid After Freedom Day – What Does This Mean for Workplace Mental Health & Wellbeing? 19th July 2021, “Freedom Day” signifies the end of England’s lockdown rules. As the last remaining closed businesses re-open, and social distancing and mask wearing no longer mandatory in all but the most limited circumstances, Freedom Day, stirs up mixed
Warning Signs of Academic Stress & Coping Strategies Stress in the short term is a normal part of our everyday life and can help us react quickly to challenging or potentially dangerous situations. As a college or university student, it can motivate you to reach that assignment deadline, give you a confident push to try
Protecting Student Mental & Emotional Wellbeing: Is there enough support? Leaving to embark on a new adventure at college or university should be an exciting experience and for many, an important milestone, whether you’re joining straight from secondary education, after a gap year or taking a career break to reassess your life goals and ambitions.
Mental Health Awareness and Early Intervention – Information for Managers Mental health issues are more common than you might think. It is estimated that 1 in 4 people will experience some kind of mental health problem in the course of a year. Living with mental health issues is difficult for those who suffer from them
On 15th June 2020, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reported that since Covid-19, over a third of adults in the UK felt high-anxiety due to the pandemic. The levels of anxiety were associated in different ways, with many people stating that feelings of loneliness were significant. Others worried about their marriage or relationships, home
Why do we Procrastinate? There is an urgent piece of work that needs to be done. You know this, and yet you find yourself suddenly giving attention to more trivial matters that you convince yourself are suddenly urgent. It’s almost as if by delaying something you can make it go away. This is obviously not
There are few areas of our lives to which we devote more time and attention than our relationships. In poems, songs, pictures, photographs and films, we struggle to capture both the agony and the ecstasy of our intimate connections with others. Research shows that people in long-term relationships are less vulnerable to burnout and are
Anger Management is about both behavioural strategies for anger management and dealing with underlying issues that lead to anger. There is a difference between feeling angry (an emotion), and reacting angrily (in your behaviour), and it is important to be clear which one is causing you a problem. For example, some people are seething with
How can I recognise if my child has a drug abuse problem? Certain factors predispose teenagers to drug abuse. These include a family history of substance abuse, a history of depression and low self-esteem, feelings of not fitting in, and dropping out of the mainstream. A smoking habit has likewise been correlated with substance abuse.
Change, whether we like it or not, is a fact of life. It’s actually one of the few things that we can be sure of happening. Change can be big or small, it can be unexpected or planned, it can be sudden or gradual, it can be imposed by external circumstances or arise from our
Work can become an addiction. “Workaholism” is not a recognised psychological disorder, but describes a common psychological issue. Someone is struggling with workaholism when s/he has a relationship with work that excludes time for self-nurturing, friends and relationships. Workaholics can in fact become dependent on the adrenaline naturally released in their bodies as a result