Category Archives for "Mental Health"

Does Hi-Tech Cause Hi-Stress?

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Share0 Tweet0 Share0 Yes it can. That’s my view. But I should elaborate: yes, I believe it can if we forget that we are in control. But are we really? That’s the ‘stressful’ crux. Yes, in principle we are in control as we can always choose to ignore technology or turn our gadgets off. You know, that […]

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Mental Health And Our Children

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Share0 Tweet0 Share0 Ah, something very close to my heart, literally. Children. Especially my children. As a dad, I’m delighted to see that this year’s World Mental Health Day is putting kids centre-stage. The awareness day is entitled: ‘Young People and Mental Health in a Changing World.’ Like any parent, I have concerns about my children growing […]

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PTSD: Not Just For Soldiers

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Share0 Tweet0 Share0 Hear Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and I’m sure most imagine the men and women of our emergency services and armed forces. Those brave souls who arrive at the scene of a motorway pile-up or who spent time in Helmand Province avoiding sniper fire and IEDs. That sort of thing. Obviously, you’d […]

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Lead From The Top, Or Lose The Race

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Share0 Tweet0 Share0 Mental Health Awareness Week ran from 14th to 20th May. And the subject at the heart of this year’s event – stress, a hot topic or passion of mine if you will.  So, leading on from my last missive, part of which focused on how science is shining a light on the body’s […]

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Stress: Are We Coping?

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Share0 Tweet0 Share0 In support of Mental Health Awareness Week, which runs from 14th to 20th May 2018, I want to share my perspective on an issue that impacts most of us in business.   This year, the focus of the campaign plays right into my hands: the theme is stress. Regular post readers among you will know that I’m passionate about this topic. That’s why it’s […]

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