Give yourself a ‘brain break’

12th June 2019

Authors of The Creative Thinking Handbook, Melina Costi and Chris Griffiths, explain how ‘zoning out’ benefits your creativity and wellbeing The world around us moves at an ever-increasing pace; just keeping up can seem like [read more]

Achieve a better mind-body connection

21st May 2019

You can improve your health, life and sporting ability by training your mind, says David Hamilton, author of Your Mind Can Heal Your Body CREDIT: This is an edited version of an article which appeared [read more]

10 quick tips for managing stress at work

17th May 2019

Stress in the workplace can have devastating effects on mental health and productivity. Dr Mark Winwood, director of psychological services at AXA PPP healthcare, sets out his top tips on how to manage stress It’s not possible or, indeed, [read more]

Fancy a chat? Why it’s important to talk

10th May 2019

Mark Pinches, head of coaching at Westfield Health, advises how businesses can improve the wellbeing of staff through talking more in the workplace In a society that is ‘always on’, it’s more important than ever to communicate verbally [read more]

Five traits every line manager needs to have

24th April 2019

April is Stress Awareness Month. Here Richard Holmes, director of wellbeing at Westfield Health, explores the five top traits every line manager needs to have in order to offer support with – and reduce – stress and [read more]

Stress and gender

12th April 2019

Most of us are affected by stress, but how do men and women differ in the way they deal with it? AXA PPP healthcare explores There’s so much to deal with in our everyday lives that [read more]

Should all schools have ‘wellbeing dogs’?

25th March 2019

Sir Anthony Seldon, a long-time advocate of better mental health support in schools, has suggested that schools across the country should have dogs to help deal with stress Vice chancellor of the University of Buckingham, [read more]

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