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Parks and wellbeing – appreciating our green spaces

Parks and wellbeing – appreciating our green spaces

During 2020, collectively we’ve rightly praised the NHS, teachers, delivery drivers, supermarket staff, scientists and other professions that have gone above and beyond to help us through this difficult time. One set of people that I would like to single out for...

What I do to look after my own wellbeing

What I do to look after my own wellbeing

What is wellbeing?Wellbeing refers to feeling comfortable, healthy and satisfied. Although there are core recommendations for how to look after your wellbeing, everyone is different and therefore approaches looking after their wellbeing in their own way. For me,...

Working from home – five tips to boost your wellbeing

Working from home – five tips to boost your wellbeing

Working from home was a novelty at first, but it looks like it’s certainly going nowhere for the time being for many workers based in the UK. Considering this, are you doing your best to boost your wellbeing whilst working from home? Here are five suggestions to...

Smartphone detox – how it improved my wellbeing

Smartphone detox – how it improved my wellbeing

For the whole of August, I embarked on a smartphone detox. There were a few reasons as to why, but the most prevalent was a worry around burnout. For the past 18 months I’d be working hard setting up and growing Shine Workplace Wellbeing, while also ensuring I was...

Financial wellbeing – should employers be doing more?

Financial wellbeing – should employers be doing more?

Financial wellbeing is the sense of security and control regarding one’s finances. This includes the confidence to respond to unexpected expense, meeting financial goals and having a sense of financial freedom to make choices that allow us to enjoy life, without worry...

Sleep and workplace wellbeing

Sleep and workplace wellbeing

Sleep. A basic need, yet a huge area of neglect in so many lives. Many of us are not prioritising sleep, but putting everything else first: work deadlines, socialising, household chores, are all being chosen over a key factor that enables us to do these things to our...

Mental health in advertising

Mental health in advertising

There's little doubt that the conversation around mental health has entered in to the mainstream over the past couple of years. With more well known figures openly discussing their mental health struggles, more reporting around mental health and wellbeing in the...

Low cost workplace wellbeing: maintaining momentum

Low cost workplace wellbeing: maintaining momentum

Employee wellbeing schemes often start strongly with a lot of enthusiasm from various parties, but they can tail off after a few months if they are not well maintained. Particularly if you’re implementing a low-cost workplace wellbeing scheme. For a small to medium...