When Mother’s Day Hurts: Honouring Emotions and Prioritising Mental Health

Mother's Day, celebrated annually on the fourth Sunday of Lent in the UK, is a day to recognise and appreciate mothers and motherly figures. Shop windows overflow with flowers and chocolates, social media feeds are flooded with sentimental messages, and families come together for special meals or outings. However, Mother's Day is a day of...Continue reading

Eating Disorder Awareness Week: Understanding and Supporting ARFID

Every year, Eating Disorder Awareness Week (EDAW) serves as a crucial platform to shed light on the complex and often misunderstood world of eating disorders. Held during the last week of February, EDAW aims to educate the public, challenge existing stigmas, and promote understanding and support for individuals and families affected by these conditions. This...Continue reading

Cultivating Connection – Communication and NVC for Couples

Like a vibrant tapestry woven from threads of shared experiences, laughter, and vulnerability, strong relationships rely heavily on the art of communication. And in romantic partnerships, effective communication becomes the air that fuels connection, intimacy, and understanding. Yet, navigating the terrain of conversations can often feel like traversing a minefield, filled with unintended hurt, misunderstandings,...Continue reading

Valentine’s Day and Mental Health: Beyond the Chocolates and Roses

From shop windows adorned with crimson hues to the sweet scent of chocolate wafting through the air, Valentine's Day paints the mid-February landscape with undeniable romance. And while celebrated across the globe, this day of supposed love can spark a complex mix of emotions, potentially impacting the mental well-being of singles and those in relationships....Continue reading

Overcoming Isolation: Finding Connection in the Winter Months

With short days and less-than-cheerful weather, it's easy to feel a sense of isolation creeping in. Furthermore, the "insta-perfect" Christmases and New Year's can sometimes heighten these feelings of loneliness, particularly for those already struggling with social connection. At Mental Health in Business, we understand the impact of isolation on mental well-being and want to...Continue reading

Mindfulness and Self-Care: Building Resilience During Challenging Seasons

In the dark and dreary days of winter (and stormy days if you're in the UK right now), many find themselves grappling with heightened stress, anxiety, and even seasonal blues. However, amongst the challenges, a potent antidote exists – the fusion of mindfulness and self-care. In this article, we dive into the profound benefits of...Continue reading

Tips for Reflecting on 2023 How to Improve Your Well-Being in 2024

As the calendar flips to a new year, it's an opportune moment to look back, assess, and pave the way forward. While resolutions often revolve around physical fitness or career goals, it's equally crucial to ponder our mental health journey. Here at Mental Health in Business, we recognise the significance of this reflection, urging everyone...Continue reading

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