24Apr 2018

You need balance to thrive, and so does your business… As part of our mission to promote healthy work-life balance, we recently launched the Brighton Business Hub – a casual event for business professionals to network with like-minded individuals in a relaxed, informal environment. Earlier this month we had the pleasure of welcoming people from […]

23Apr 2018
menopause at work, wellbeing of menopausal workers

As we work to break the stigma surrounding mental illness in the workplace, it’s about time to draw attention to a related but lesser known topic: the effects of stress on menopausal women. Menopause can be a stressful experience for many women, and considering stress reactivity is heightened during this time, can have major impacts on those already struggling to cope in a high-pressure work environment.

03Apr 2018
stress and performance

Can you remember the last time you really benefited from being stressed? If not, you’re not alone. The current dialogue around stress is based almost solely on the idea of a fight-or-flight response to perceived problems, which over time can lead to decreased physical and mental stamina. But when recognised and utilised, the right amount of stress can lead to improved memory, attention, and physiological resilience.

25Jan 2018
mental health and work performance

Issues relating to mental health in the workplace are on the rise. According to a recent study commissioned by the Prime Minister, around 300,000 people with long-term mental health problems lose their jobs each year. This is costing employers between £33 billion and £42 billion annually. Over half of this cost comes from presenteeism – […]

19Dec 2017
tips for dealing with holiday overwhelm

The holiday period can be very overwhelming. In fact, according to the National Institute of Health, Christmas is the time of year that people most experience a rise in depression. There are a range of situations that can trigger this response – unrealistic expectations, excessive consumerism and forced cheer are just a few reasons cited […]