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Practising Intoku

By - November 25, 2017

Sometimes the most simple, small acts of goodness can have a positive effect on others says Alan Newton Intoku is a Japanese word meaning 陰徳: (ethics) Good done in secret, specifically the act of doing good secretly, for its own sake. Sometimes, the most simple, small acts of goodness can have a positive impact on others;... Read more »
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Your role in creating a mentally healthier workplace

By - November 25, 2017

Become part of the movement to end the stigma of mental health issues says David Morel According to the World Health Organisation (WHO)[1] the global economy loses an estimated US$1 trillion per year all because of mental health suffering. Mental health is a taboo subject that many organisations still fail to recognise in their policies,... Read more »
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World Mental Health Day Ebook

By - October 10, 2017

Today is #WorldMentalHealthDay and the theme this year is Mental Health in the Workplace. We have produced an ebook on the subject packed with articles and tips.  To find out how you can get involved with #WorldMentalHealthDay in your workplace click here #OneProfessionOneVoice – changing lives, one person at a time.
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The Fine Art of Detachment

By - September 25, 2017

To continue enjoying our jobs and our careers, it is very important to detach from them periodically explains Marsha Egan
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Combating Mental Health Issues

By - September 25, 2017

Slowly but surely, awareness and understanding is being raised about mental health and ways to combat problems says Alan Newton “Donations to Mind treble after news emerges of footballer’s mental health problems” was the headline on Third Sector, after Everton and England footballer Aaron Lennon was detained under the Mental Health Act in May this... Read more »
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Silence is Golden

By - July 27, 2017

Silence is rare in this busy world of ours.  How do often do you take time out to stop and refresh, regroup and rejuvenate? asks Jessica Mcgregor Johnson  We all live in this incredibly busy world and on the odd occasion I come back to the UK it shocks me just how loud life is.... Read more »
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Superstitions – Fact or Fiction?

By - July 27, 2017

Graham Price explains what you can do if a superstitious belief is limiting you in some way Are you challenged by the imminent arrival of Friday 13th October?  Do you believe it’s an unlucky day? Or are you a rational doubter but still hedging your bets …. just in case it’s true.  Are you one... Read more »
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The Easiest Way to Energise Your Life

By - July 27, 2017

Lauren Parsons shares time-saving ways to energise your life, whilst making you more productive and effective in your role As an administrative professional, your days can be non-stop with multiple balls to juggle and people to coach and guide. How do you find the time to fit in exercise and healthy lifestyle habits to keep... Read more »
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Tales from the River

By - May 25, 2017

Jessica McGregor Johnson explains why going with the flow makes life so much easier – and more exciting! Switzerland, being landlocked, makes the most of its lakes and rivers.  Everyday, past our office in Zurich, people are either in little boats, floats or simply swimming downstream.  It is one of the most fun things to... Read more »
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Making Organizational Wellbeing Your Number One Job

By - May 25, 2017

Let’s create work-life that ultimately matters and that is meaningful to people says Julia Schmidt The Health of business depends on the health of workers. – Dr. Maria Neira Health and wellbeing is defined by the World Health Organization as “… a state of complete physical, mental and social wellbeing and not merely the absence... Read more »
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One Profession One Voice

By - May 25, 2017

Music is the oldest language in the world and has the power to connect people at an emotional level says Helen Rees A group of experienced professional Executive Assistants sit in a large hotel conference room each clutching a piece of paper. They have written words to express how they feel at this point: “anxious”... Read more »
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Wrangling with the Bull(y): The Price We Pay

By - May 25, 2017

Our strongest and most vivid human memories are usually associated with strong emotional events such as those associated with extreme fear, love and rage –  Dr. Louise Faber Workplace bullying is a global epidemic that has traumatized countless women and men, who live with the invisible bruises every day of their lives. We need to... Read more »
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Stress: the health epidemic of the 21st century

By - May 25, 2017

Tomorrow belongs to those that hear it coming – David Bowie  In 2012, a pan-European poll on occupational safety and health asked the question: “Do you think that the number of people suffering from job stress (in your country) will increase, decrease or stay the same over the next 5 years?” The result was that... Read more »
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Anxiety Attacks and How to Resolve Them

By - March 24, 2017

Avoiding situations that trigger attacks reinforces the problem and can increase the occurrence says Graham Price  There is much written about anxiety attacks (proper name: panic attacks). Some is helpful, some not, the latter because it’s either commercially motivated or simply misguided. Independent advisory bodies universally recommend Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) as the treatment of... Read more »
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Finding Sanity: Tips for the Stressed Out Working Mom or Dad

By - March 24, 2017

Go easy on yourself and find compromises that work for you, your boss and your family says Brandi Britton The challenges of being a working mom or dad are many, from juggling drop-offs with early morning meetings to finding high-quality yet affordable childcare. Thankfully, some employers are making it easier for staff to balance work... Read more »
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Time out – It’s Important!

By - March 24, 2017

Redress the balance and feel better says Jessica McGregor Johnson With all that is going on in the world right now many people are telling me just how frazzled they are feeling.  For some life is feeling completely out of balance and for others they are concerned about everything going on in the world and... Read more »