Work Stress

Increasing Wellbeing in the City and Beyond: How to Stop Chasing Our Tails and Live a More Meaningful Life

Dr Michael Sinclair | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Michael Sinclair

In order to succeed and thrive in this cut throat culture many also turn to lying, cheating, back-stabbing and elbowing others out of the way to reach the top. People can live in a perpetual state of anxiety, worrying about not being good enough.

Poorna Bell

This Is How Bosses Can Make Life Less Hellish For Employees

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 18.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Stress is a natural part of work, but when it becomes long term and you find yourself weeping in the toilets, it's time to do a stock take of where yo...

Ripping Into Awareness: Mindfulness Meditation on the Fly

Dianna Dunbar | Posted 23.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dianna Dunbar

"Let it rip... Do it to me. Teach me this meditation stuff!"... I looked at the man sitting before me: brilliant, driven, major health problems, too wildly busy to be sick, so overcommitted that running in ten different directions simultaneously is the norm. Sound familiar at all?

How to Transform Stress Into Effortless Living

Marina Pearson | Posted 30.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Marina Pearson

When I talk about effortlessness, I am really using it to describe FLOW. Have you been in situations where your life has felt in flow? Where you have wanted to create something for yourself and suddenly it shows up? Or you ask a question and its answered in an unexpected form? As a person or as a conversation?

Escaping Burnout and Embracing the Joy of Missing Out - a Hot New Trend

Maite Baron | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Maite Baron

Everything changes at the turn of the year. At least it feels that way having had a needed break from work and the opportunity to spend time with family and friends. It also offers the chance to consider what the brand new year might bring and contemplate how we are going to make 2014 one of our best years yet.

The Emotional Challenge of Expat Life

Karin Sieger | Posted 09.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Karin Sieger

Often the issues of identity and loss become key, especially if expats frequently relocate to different countries and settings: Who am I? Where is home? How do others perceive me? Do I want to fit it, and how can I do that, without losing aspects of my identity, which are important to me?

Do CEOs Need a Priest?

Karin Sieger | Posted 02.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Karin Sieger

The counselling relationship is intended to be one between equals, firmly based on confidentiality, professional boundaries and ethics. Contrary to common belief, entering therapy is not self-indulgence or only an option at extreme moments in our lives, when all else has failed.

Don't Die Before Your Time, Say Goodbye to Stress Before it's Too Late

Maite Baron | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Maite Baron

In the biggest survey of its kind in the UK, a YouGov survey for major health insurer Bupa has revealed just how stressed we are here in Britain.

The Official Amount Of Free Time You Need To Be Happy

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 11.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Are you getting your seven hours of free time a day? According to new research from Direct Line Insurance, seven hours - or six hours and 59 minutes...

Find Out Why Work Stress Is Not Your Boss's Fault

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 17.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Do you feel your boss is causing you no end of stress? About to march to HR with a least of grievances? Before you do, it might be worth considerin...

40% Of Bosses Ignore Depression Among Staff

Posted 11.06.2012 | UK

Two out of five small business owners never talk to their staff about their physical or mental health, despite the cost of stress in the workplace, ac...

Do You Suffer From ‘Desk Rage’?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 25.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

According to recent research, Brits are in the grip of a ‘desk rage’ epidemic, with over half of us (48%) admitting to regular work meltdowns in t...

Is This The Reason You’re Stressed At Work?

Georgia James | Posted 22.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Work-related stress soars during a recession, leading to a sharp rise in employee absenteeism, new research has revealed. The study of tens of thou...

Is Working Overtime Making You Depressed?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Working long hours at the office could more than double your risk of developing depression, research has revealed. The study at the Finnish Institu...

9 Ways To Switch Off And Unwind After Work

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 13.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Do you find yourself checking your work emails on the way home from the office or responding to messages as you're getting into bed? The explosion...

Stressed Workers 'Wish Mobile Phones Were Never Invented'

PA | Posted 02.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

British managers wish mobile phones and other communications devices had never been invented as they fuel increased stress levels and working hours, a...

Can You Catch Stress At Work?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 10.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Beware, it's not just colds and flu that could be doing the rounds in your office. It's possible to catch other people's stress, too, according to a r...

University Lecturers Facing 'Unacceptable' Levels Of Stress Over Excessive Workloads

PA | Posted 03.01.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Heavy workloads and lack of time are making university lecturers more stressed, research suggests. Four-fifths (81%) of those working at UK univers...

Under 30s Twice As Likely To Call In Sick

Georgia James | Posted 26.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Workers under 30 are more likely to stay at home with a cold or flu than the over-55s, a survey has revealed. The poll of 3,000 people found that ...