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Day 1 of your International Stress Awareness Week Resilience Programme

International Stress Awareness Week: 4th-8th November 2019 The theme of International Stress Awareness Week 2019 is ‘Resilience’ and we have put together our top tips to increasing personal resilience, derived from our flagship ‘Excelling under Pressure: Mastering Personal Resilience’ Workshop Resilience refers to how well you can cope

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Day 2 of your International Stress Awareness Week Resilience Programme

The theme of International Stress Awareness Week 2019 is ‘Resilience’ and we have put together our top tips to increasing personal resilience, derived from our flagship ‘Excelling under Pressure: Mastering Personal Resilience’ Workshop Day 2: Find the Sense of Purpose in Your Life In 2003, following a traumatic personal situation that lead to a break

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Day 3 of your International Stress Awareness Week Resilience Programme

Day 3: Develop Positive Beliefs in Your Own Abilities If you believe you are strong and can cope with the pressures and demands of life, you are correct. If you believe you are weak and unable to cope with all that life throws at you, you are also right. Whatever you believe eventually becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy. Having confidence in your ability

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Day 4 of your International Stress Awareness Week Resilience Programme

Day Four: Create a Strong Support Network It’s important to have people you can turn to in times of need, friends or family members you can confide in. Having caring, supportive people around you act as a safety net to your bridge in times of crisis. While simply talking about a situation with a friend or loved one won’t make your troubles go awa

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Day 5 of your International Stress Awareness Week Resilience Programme

  Day Five: Self-Love and Self-Care When you are under pressure and experiencing stress, it can be all too easy to neglect yourself. Losing your appetite, ignoring exercise, and not getting enough sleep are all common symptoms of a bowing and buckling bridge. Focus on building your self-nurturance skills, even when you’re troubled.

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International Stress Awareness Week 2019 – ‘Building Personal Resilience’

It’s almost time for International Stress Awareness Week (ISAW). The theme for ISAW 2019 (4th to 8th November) is ‘Developing Resilience’. This is a great opportunity to consider how you can increase both your personal resilience, begin to develop a more resilient team and in turn a culture of wellbeing within your organisation. To support you in your

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Culture

Save £61 billion per year by prioritising health and wellbeing

New research this week from Vitality’s Britain’s Healthiest Workplace study, which is developed in partnership with RAND Europe and the University of Cambridge, found that British businesses lost the equivalent of £81bn as a result of ill-health related absence and presenteeism in 2018 overall. This equates to a £4bn increase on 2017. According to the

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Employees 3x more likely to discuss physical ailments over mental health issues

Two thirds of us experience Mental Health problems at some point in our lives and a recent study from the Mental Health Foundation found 1 in 6.8 people experience mental health problems in the workplace. So even if you do not struggle with a Mental Health problem yourself, the chances are one of your colleagues does. This week The Great Big Workplace Adjust

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25 million affected by money worries at work

This week Close Brothers announced their Financial Wellbeing Index which assesses the financial wellbeing of UK employees across 7 key areas of financial health (budgeting and planning, debt, protection, savings, investments, retirement planning, properties and mortgages and tax). The index shows rather worryingly that 94% of UK employees are suffering from

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1 in 3 workers report being unhappy at work

It is the start of the year, and that always marks the annual Job Exodus research by Investors in People. This year, in an age of rising workplace stress and anxiety and job uncertainty, 1 in 3 workers report being unhappy at work. So as we start the new year full of resolutions, to eat better, drink less, earn more money, or buy a bigger house – in the wo

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UK wellbeing ranked lowest among developed western countries

As our lifeblood is wellbeing, we were shocked and saddened to read that the UK is ranked one of the lowest amongst developed Western Countries in terms of wellbeing. Worrying picture for the UK According to the latest 2018 Cigna 360° Wellbeing Survey (which surveyed 15,000 people across 23 countries), 8 out of 10 people in the UK are experiencing stress, w

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People

Are managers driving your staff away?

“People leave managers not companies” Mike Smith, Managing Director at Ripley Training, claimed that “poor management is the number one cause behind staff leaving”. His view was that whilst companies invest large amounts of time and money in developing job skills, their leadership and management skills are often over looked, leading to higher leve

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