Last week I joined a Mind webinar, where experts from the charity pointed out that sweeping mental health under the carpet is costing businesses dearly. It’s estimated that mental health problems among workers cost the economy over £26 billion per […]
Research released by Mind this week has found that work is the most stressful factor in people’s lives. No surprises there, perhaps, in an uncertain economic climate. What was interesting to me is that it’s actually frustration with poor management that is […]
How the tough keep going when the going gets tough is a question that’s been uppermost in my mind over the past couple of weeks. Managers across a range of industries from food to finance will no doubt have had […]
It’s getting to that time of year again where every HR blogger talks about how to deal with Christmas Parties and what to do when Dave from Sales pinches Sally the receptionist’s bum. But this year is the first year […]
I can’t help feeling it’s apt that I should be blogging about stress on a day when the computer’s been condemned by the repair man and I’ve just had to climb into a communal bin to retrieve the keys my mother managed to throw […]
Recent research has proved that laughter really is the best medicine. According to a University of Oxford study, people actually feel less pain after a good laugh, because it causes the body to release endorphins that act as natural painkillers.