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Bullying – another shadow pandemic?

November 19th, 2021|

This week is Anti-Bullying Week. Here we take a look at how lockdowns have changed the phenomenon of bullying. New research is showing that, since COVID began spreading at the beginning of 2020 – an outbreak of cyber bullying was also on a steep rise.1 The reasons for why any of the many forms of

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Movember: Let’s talk about men’s health

November 17th, 2021|

Globally, men die on average 5 years earlier than women for reasons that are largely preventable. It doesn’t have to be this way: we can all take action to help men live healthier, happier, and longer lives. The Men's Health Network (MHN) reports that men die at higher rates than women from the top 10

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What is “Sober Shaming” (and how to resist it)?

November 12th, 2021|

I can still clearly remember an alcohol related episode when I was teenager which at the time was quite traumatic. It was the day of exam results and my best friend and I went out to a local pub to celebrate. We had some pre-drinks and set off half-soaked, totally focused on enjoying the evening.

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Top Tips To Help You Fight Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

November 3rd, 2021|

SAD, which is short for “Seasonal Affective Disorder“ is a serious issue that affects many people all around the world. In this blog we share some info about what SAD is and how it is caused, alongside some handy tips for conquering it for good. As the seasons change, for many people, so do their

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The Financial Impact of Breast Cancer on Patients

October 27th, 2021|

In our blog today we are delving into one of the less spoken about impacts of breast cancer treatments - finances. Whether you are currently in treatment or in remission, or you are a friend or relative of a breast cancer patient, you may find this article and the advice we bring you helpful. Pre-pandemic,

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Tips To Ease Menopause Symptoms

October 21st, 2021|

Recently, celebrities such as Gwyneth Paltrow, Andrea McLean, and Davina McCall have been encouraging dialogue around the physical and emotional symptoms many women suffer from during perimenopause and beyond. In this article, to mark Menopause Awareness Month 2021, we bring you an overview of the main symptoms to be aware of and provide some alternative

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Accessing mental health support in an unequal world

October 13th, 2021|

Laura Stembridge, CEO and Founder of InsideOut, explores why an increased focus on mental health has meant the opening up of the discussion around this topic with many organisations now considering how best to evolve and improve support for all of their employees. Laura has a MSc in Mental Health and is a published academic

Turning your home into a happy place

August 11th, 2021|

As I write this piece, we are in Week 5 of the lockdown in the U.K. with absolutely no clue as to when things will ease. Will life get back to normal in another 3 weeks or will it be 3 months? And what really is normal anymore? We all have too many questions and

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