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Healthy minds: Self-help information for keeping your mind healthy

Why is exercise good for our minds?

Posted on June 23, 2016 by Helen Field
Balancing the pressures of high demands in work with your busy family life can take its toll on your mind as well as your body, and it can have different effects on each of us. We should ask ourselves, 'what can I do to maintain a healthy mind?' Practicing mindfulness techniques and eating healthily can boost your wellbeing, as can exercise. This blog takes a look at the surprising effects exercise has on the mind and the science behind it. Read more

Resources to support your mental health

Posted on May 20, 2016 by Laura Miller
Our research has found that we are just as worried about stress/anxiety as cancer when considering our future health concerns. Taking care of our mental wellbeing is just as important as looking after physical health. There are a number resources out there that can offer advice and support to manage your mental wellbeing, here are a few worth looking at: Read more

Managing stress at work

Posted on October 13, 2015 by Brynna Gabrielson
Stress is an issue that should not be ignored. It can have a detrimental impact on our health, leading to multiple problems such as depression, weight issues, skin conditions, heart conditions, and sleep problems - to name a few. More concerning, those who grapple with stress may have a harder time recovering from such issues. Read more

Mental health in the workplace

Posted on May 18, 2015 by Shannon Finan
Shannon Finan, 21, from Coventry, West Midlands, who has previously blogged for Simplyhealth about her battle with eating disorders, discusses mental health within the workplace. Read more
Feeling anxious is something that many of us deal with from time to time, whether it's due to a looming job interview, or perhaps a worrying health concern. None of us are immune to these feelings of nervousness, dread, and worry.  Many of us have also likely experienced a general low mood - when things just don't seem to feel right. Read more