Exiting lockdown may bring mental health challenges for many – support your staff’s mental wellbeing as the UK comes out of lockdown.
Feeling anxious can frequently lead to sleeping problems. Sadly, for most of us, 2021 has brought us many reasons to feel anxious, whether that’s loneliness, the pressure of work-life balance in lockdown, concerns about a loved one, finances, or feeling unable to plan for the future.
How can you support the mental health of your employees this World Mental Health Day and going forward? Find out more about ways to support your colleagues throughout this uncertain time.
Often we wait until we’re at the point of burnout, experiencing physical pain or have an injury before we’d consider booking a massage. Massages can feel indulgent, even selfish and we can end up criticising ourselves for not having the strength to deal with stress like our peers can. However, if we knew the surprising benefits of massage for both our mental and physical health, we might start viewing them as a necessity not just a treat.
We caught up with Chris Cooney, 28 from London, about his mental health condition and how he handles it in the workplace.
Poor mental health no doubt has a severe impact on employees, but it also has huge repercussions for employers. It’s Time to Start Talking About Mental Health in the Workplace