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Hey Google, what's Burnout?

Anne-Laure blogs about her experience of burnout, and how reaching out to her manager for help turned everything around.

Posted on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 by Anne-Laure Le Cunff | comments

Categories: Work

Why I'm doing Crafternoon

Karen is here to share her mental health story and why she is taking part in Crafternoon.

Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by Karen | comments

Categories: Self-harm | Work | Fundraising

Workplace Wellbeing - Surviving or Thriving?

Sam Morgan blogs about the changes they have made at Bridgend College to improve wellbeing at work.

Posted on Friday, May 17, 2019 by Sam Morgan | comments

Categories: Wellbeing | Work

Supporting my colleagues to be mentally healthy

Roxanne blogs about how her experience of anxiety and panic disorder inspired her to support her colleagues.

Posted on Thursday, April 25, 2019 by Roxanne | comments

Categories: Work

How I made work, work for me

Bethany blogs about how learning a new skill and starting her own business has transformed her life.

Posted on Monday, April 8, 2019 by Bethany | comments

Categories: Stress | Work

Why we must protect people's rights at work

Karen blogs about how employers must stop discriminating against people with mental health problems.

Posted on Monday, March 4, 2019 | comments

Categories: Work | Bipolar

How my boss helped me deal with panic attacks

Kirsty blogs about opening up about her anxiety at work and the positive impact a supportive employer can make

Posted on Friday, August 3, 2018 by Kirsty

Categories: Work

The good and bad of mental health support at work

Laura blogs about the huge differences in how two different employers supported her mental health.

Posted on Thursday, June 14, 2018 by Laura | comments

Categories: Work

Supporting the mental health of my colleagues

Emily blogs about how her personal experience has helped her better support her colleague's mental health.

Posted on Monday, April 16, 2018 by Emily | comments

Categories: Work

Borderline personality disorder in the workplace

After experiencing a lack of support at work, Beth became a champion for workplace mental health.

Posted on Thursday, March 22, 2018 by Beth Rees | comments

Categories: Work

My tips on returning to work after the holiday

Nia blogs about her tips on returning to work after the holiday.

Posted on Thursday, January 4, 2018 by Nia | comments

Categories: Work | Wellbeing

How my workplace helped me open up about my anxiety

Erin couldn't hide her anxiety at work any longer but she felt safe opening up to her employer and colleagues.

Posted on Thursday, October 5, 2017 by Erin | comments

Categories: Work

Eating problems at work: How you can help

Roughly 1 in 20 people struggle with eating problems. Here's how you can help them at work.

Posted on Monday, May 15, 2017 by Eleanor | comments

Categories: Eating problems | Work

Staff at schools need more mental health support

Carole shares why she worked so hard to make her school a better place for staff wellbeing.

Posted on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 by Carole Black | comments

Categories: Work | Wellbeing

Improving mental health at work needs to be on everyone's agenda

Heidi, winner of our Wellbeing Champion award, tells us how she improved wellbeing in her office.

Posted on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 by Heidi Kirkby | comments

Categories: Wellbeing | Work

Starting my own business changed my life

Emma writes about living with Social Anxiety Disorder and Bipolar, and why she started her own business.

Posted on Monday, January 9, 2017 by Emma | comments

Categories: Bipolar | Anxiety | Work

Depression at work: How animals would cope

Sick of the same old tips for coping at work, Emily started to think how animals would manage.

Posted on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 by Emily Johnson | comments

Categories: Work

Doing Mind Hike for my colleague

Sally blogs about the importance of workplace wellbeing and why she was inspired to take part in this weekend’

Posted on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 | comments

Categories: Suicide | Work | Wellbeing

How workplace changes have made the difference

Ian has seen first-hand the positive changes to workplace cultures around mental health, but there's still more to be done.

Posted on Friday, June 17, 2016 by Ian Young | comments

Categories: Work

Join our movement for better workplace mental health

Our Head of Workplace Wellbeing, Emma Mamo, blogs on why the new Workplace Wellbeing Index is so important.

Posted on Monday, June 13, 2016 by Emma Mamo | comments

Categories: Work

Dance music, marathons and the Percolate fundraiser

The dance music industry, like any other, has its issues related to mental health, something that Mind marathon runner Jim has witnessed first-hand living with depression and acute anxiety. Here, Jim reflects on his recent fundraising, and his plans to go even further.

Posted on Thursday, February 18, 2016 | comments

Categories: Anxiety | Depression | Work | Fundraising

'That' conversation with your boss

Posted on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 | comments

Categories: Work

My depression, my epilepsy and me

Simon blogs about epilepsy, depression and asking for support at work.

Posted on Monday, March 2, 2015 | comments

Categories: Work

Mental health support at work

Fiona blogs about her journey to find a supportive workplace with an understanding of mental health.

Posted on Thursday, February 12, 2015 | comments

Categories: Work

4 key things about returning to work when having mental health problems

Using his own experience, Simon issues advice to employers.

Posted on Friday, October 17, 2014 | comments

Categories: Work

Depression and a career in law

Joe blogs about how a high pressured work environment made depression even harder to deal with.

Posted on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 | comments

Categories: Work

The truth about bullying and mental health

Jenni reflects on her experiences of bullying and the impact it has had on her mental health.

Posted on Monday, November 11, 2013 by Jenni Richardson | comments

Categories: Work | Online safety

Why management needs mental health training

Krishna blogs about the importance of mental health training for employers.

Posted on Thursday, July 25, 2013 | comments

Categories: Work

Support from my manager made all the difference

Lorna blogs about how her line manager was able to support her with her mental health at work.

Posted on Monday, July 15, 2013 | comments

Categories: Work

Time for employers to become mindful of mental health

Ksenia at The Work Foundation highlights the financial and human costs of ignoring mental health at work.

Posted on Friday, May 20, 2011 | comments

Categories: Work

Why music is great for your mental health

Taryn from Mind blogs about new research confirming the power of music to reduce stress.

Posted on Monday, February 21, 2011 | comments

Categories: Work

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