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Feeling stressed? National Stress Awareness Day

By on October 19, 2017 in Health & Wellbeing with 0 Comments
Feeling stressed? National Stress Awareness Day

We all need a certain amount of healthy stress in our lives to motivate us – but too many demands can lead to us feeling overwhelmed and out of control. Excessive stress can lead to poor physical, mental and emotional health, so we all need to keep on top of it. Stress reactions occur when […]

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How do you get to work?

How do you get to work?

How do you get to the office in the morning? I doubt if you have chosen the same mode of transport as Benjamin David from Munich, Germany – he swims 2km along the Isar River! Fed up with the congestion and stress of Munich’s roads in the rush hour, Mr David decided to don swimming […]

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Work Life Balance Week 2017: Top tips for employers

Work Life Balance Week 2017: Top tips for employers

Following on from our last post we bring you some tips… It’s possible to adopt family-friendly working practices without sacrificing productivity or financial efficiency. Happier employees are better motivated, and less likely to experience health problems or burnout. So here are some top tips for bosses who would like encourage a better work-life balance for […]

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Have you got the balance right?

Have you got the balance right?

It’s time for changes in the workplace to accommodate working parents in the UK. That’s the message behind National Work Life Week, an awareness event taking place from October 2-6. The aim is to focus attention on the needs of parents and children, and to encourage organisations to become family-friendly. Work Life Week is organised […]

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Work giving you a headache? Migraines are no joke.

By on August 25, 2017 in Health & Wellbeing, Office Life with 0 Comments
Work giving  you a headache? Migraines are no joke.

We all have days when we complain that our work is giving us a headache – but having a proper migraine attack is no joke. Many of us don’t fully understand the symptoms and complexity of this condition, even though it affects 1 in 7 people- that’s millions of people in the UK alone! It […]

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5 Hacks for a Healthy Office

5 Hacks for a Healthy Office

Pic: Chris Samuel You may be an office worker but you can still look after your health! We searched the Internet to find the top five office hacks for staying healthy at work. Healthy office hack 1. If you’ve got an irresistible craving for something sweet, use damage limitation. Bake yourself a small treat using a […]

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Know Your Numbers Week 2016

By on August 15, 2016 in Health & Wellbeing with 0 Comments
Know Your Numbers Week 2016

You might be an accountant or you might not – but do you know your numbers? Forget spreadsheets for a moment and think about the most important numbers for your health – your blood pressure reading! Do you know what it is? Everyone should know their blood pressure status – that’s the message of Know […]

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Tips for a Healthier Office

By on August 2, 2016 in Health & Wellbeing, Office Life with 0 Comments
Tips for a Healthier Office

How many hours a day do you sit at your desk? If you work in an office, the answer is probably “too many”. As soon as you sit down, electrical activity in your body virtually stops and your rate of burning calories slows to just one a minute. The enzymes in your body that burn […]

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