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Tag Archive: mental health

  • In Charles Dickens’s book, David Copperfield, Mr Micawber hits upon a fundamental truth. He says: “Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen [pounds] nineteen [shillings] and six [pence], result: happiness….

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  • Men have traditionally been viewed as the breadwinners; the ones considered to be best equipped to navigate the challenges and competition of the workplace. But a new survey by Mind…

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  • According to Department of Health figures quoted by the King’s Fund, an estimated 15 million people in the UK suffered from chronic diseases in 2012 – just under a quarter…

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  • ‘Keep Calm and Carry On’ is how British households were encouraged to cope with the deprivations of the Second World War and the same message of resilience in the face…

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  • According to the Mental Health Foundation, mental health problems are a growing concern. They are complex and diverse and the spectrum of mental health conditions can range from common mental…

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  • Insomnia, a sleep disorder, affects around a third of people and can manifest itself in different ways: Difficulty getting to sleep. Falling asleep very easily but waking up in the…

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  • We regularly post blogs on the Fit for Work website on a wide range of work-related health topics. Our blogs are aimed at anyone looking for work-related health advice, including employees,…

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  • Suffering from ‘butterflies’ in your stomach before a daunting event, like a job interview or a presentation at work, is a well-known feeling for most people. For some, nerves may…

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  • Smoking kills – we all know that and the number of people smoking in the UK has declined rapidly from 51 per cent in 1974 to 19 percent today. Health…

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  • There is a growing recognition of the importance of physical and mental ‘wellbeing’ in the workplace, and outside it. Broadly speaking, ‘wellbeing’ relates to the way in which we experience…

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