Alcohol awareness week is an annual awareness campaign ran by Alcohol Change UK and the theme for 2021 is ‘Alcohol and relationships’. The link between alcohol and relationship is strong, with many of us associating alcohol with socialising. Alcohol can become a big part of our connections and interactions with those around us, but when … Read moreAlcohol and relationships: a sobering thought
Author: Kelly Sallows-Cole, Commercial Director at Healthy Performance Breast Cancer Awareness month, and Wear it Pink day, always prompts me to remind my friends and my loved ones to check your boobs! If I have learnt anything over these years that is; you are never too young to get Breast Cancer. You don’t have to … Read moreBreast Cancer Awareness Month: My Breast Cancer Story
Following the recent update from Boris Johnson, final Covid-19 restrictions are now expected to ease on 19th July. Some employees may be returning to the workplace after working from home for over a year, while others may be returning from furlough, having not worked at all for over a year. Employers and managers should be … Read moreBoosting Team Morale Post-Covid-19
When most people hear healthy movement, they think exercise or long-winded gym sessions or looking better or weight loss. But, movement is so much more than vanity and doesn’t have to involve ‘working out’. Human life has become structured in a way that makes it very easy for us to avoid movement – even more … Read moreThe benefits and importance of moving more
Nutrition and hydration week usually takes place annually in March but this year, due to the pandemic, the campaign has unfortunately been pushed back until June. However, with many individuals losing motivation to take care of themselves, we feel that it is still an important topic to cover. Since the first lockdown began back in … Read moreNutrition and Hydration Week 2021: Has Covid-19 affected the way we’re eating and drinking?
Friday 19th March 2021 marks the 14th annual World Sleep Day and this year’s focus is on getting regular sleep for a healthy future. According to dreams.co.uk, the average person spends 26 years of their life sleeping and an additional 7 years trying to get to sleep. This totals 33 years of our lives in … Read moreWorld Sleep Day 2021: Regular Sleep for a Healthy Future
Testicular cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in young men in the UK. However, it has one of the best recovery rates of all cancers with 95% of those diagnosed making a full recovery, particularly if it’s diagnosed early – but for some men, long-term treatment-related side effects mean quality of life can be … Read moreMovember: Testicular cancer
Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among men in the UK and early detection is key. The cancer usually develops slowly, so there may be no signs for many years. One man dies every 45 minutes from prostate cancer in the UK and the difference between early detection and late detection can be … Read moreMovember: Prostate cancer
In England, 1 in 8 men have a common mental health problem. Over the years, men have been conditioned to be less in touch with their emotions, or to feel shame or weakness in seeking support. They often feel that they have an image to uphold and discussing their feelings or accessing help may display … Read moreMovember: Men’s mental health
Movember are a leading charity, changing the face of men’s health since 2003. Since then, they have funded more than 1,250 men’s health projects around the world and have vastly increased the awareness surrounding mental health and suicide prevention, prostate cancer and testicular cancer. We’re passionate about health and wellbeing and will nearly half of … Read moreMovember: What do you need to know about men’s health?
Did you know that 16% of young people aged 16-24 meet the criteria for diagnosis with a common mental health condition such as depression and anxiety? In this article, we discuss four actionable ways to tackle anxiety in the workplace and help young people manage their mental health in these challenging and unprecedented times. In … Read moreHow to help a young adults with anxiety at work
Employers need to ensure their employees are well looked after mentally and physically in the workplace. Over the past 20 years legislation and policy has evolved rapidly and detailed below are some of the key areas employers should be fully aware of. Health and Safety at Work Act (1974) This Act outlines provisions to ensure … Read moreWhat mental health legislation do employers need to know about?