Articles from Westfield Health

Five traits every line manager needs to have #StressAwarenessMonth

Stress is a huge issue across the UK, and with millions experiencing high levels of stress that can be damaging to health, this is a public health challenge that needs to be taken seriously.

#LetsChat about Wellbeing: Why it's important to talk #NatConvWeek

Fancy a chat? Why it's important to talk

How To Support Mental Health on #NationalSickieDay

According to statistics, 4th February is the most common day for employees to call in to work sick unnecessarily. Whether it’s a migraine or the flu, or more suspicious excuses from a flat tyre, food poisoning or an unwell pet, employers have heard them all. 

5 Stress Busters to Get Through the New Term

The New Year, and a new term, is a great time for resolutions and fresh starts, though many struggle to stick to pledges and find themselves reaching for a glass of their favourite tipple after a busy day at work.

Teacher Burn Out: The detrimental impacts of a heavy workload

New research from the Society of Occupational Medicine, shows heavy workloads are having more of an emotional impact than exposure to human suffering and even in most extreme cases, death.

5 ways to sustain productivity when the clocks go back

The shortening of daylight hours and lack of exposure to sunlight during the winter months can cause us to feel down and less able to cope.

Almost one in ten of employees in the education industry have purposefully taken a nap at work

New research* from the leading health and wellbeing provider, Westfield Health, has found almost one in ten (7%) of employees in the education industry have purposefully taken a nap at work, and over a third (35%) say their mental wellbeing is reduced due to tiredness and fatigue.

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