Mental Health

Second biggest cause of workplace sickness

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Lord Dennis Stevenson, CE of Mind, and Paul Farmer, chair of the NHS Mental Health Taskforce, have written an independent mental health review which says 300,000 people lose their jobs over mental health every year. 300,000? Three HUNDRED THOUSAND?! This is the second biggest reason for workplace sickness. Wow. And yet…why does it surprise me? […]

Mental Health

World Mental Health Day

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All right, it was yesterday, but I was feeling like the picture (left)…dark, damp and chasm-y…  Everything the Royals are doing with Heads Together is so inspiring, and everywhere I go it seems there are conversations, promotions (Lloyds Bank today) and just a bit more understanding. With the funeral yesterday of a 32-year old killed […]

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Llyn Brianne

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Llyn Brianne is a stunning place, simply stunning. (Also bitterly cold and windy!) We walked around the RSPB reserve which is also beautiful. The icy cold, clear air and peacefulness was just perfect. Christmas and New Year has left me exhausted from lots of work and too much food, so it’s time to get myself […]