Staying mentally well

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Relaxation 

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It can be helpful to try to remember the things that you usually do to help you relax and unwind. Where possible, take the time to do them, e.g. going out for…

Team matters

Understanding Resilience 

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Resilience refers to your ability to navigate through and recover from stressors you are faced with on a daily basis. Whether you can bounce back depends on the stresses you…

Self-care

A change in my behaviour – avoiding reminders and people 

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When we experience something that is highly stressful or distressing, we don’t want to be reminded of it, often to the extent that we may avoid things that remind us…

Supporting Colleagues

Unpleasant, intrusive memories or bad dreams 

2 min read

Memories of distressing experiences may come into your head in the days and weeks after the event. When you experience something under acute levels of stress your brain works a…

Supporting Colleagues

Feeling numb and detached 

1 min read

During times of high stress you might find yourself shut off from your emotions. This can be a good way to cope in the short term when you don’t have the psychological…

Supporting Colleagues

Difficulty Concentrating or Making Decisions 

1 min read

When we experience challenging situations that are highly stressful, the survival parts of our brain come online. When these parts are in charge, the part of our brain that allows…

Caring for You

Worsening of mental health conditions 

2 min read

If you struggled with mental health issues before the pandemic, you might find that some of those difficulties are worse right now. You may have found yourself working under considerably…

Supporting Colleagues

Feelings of guilt or shame 

1 min read

In the course of your professional duties, you may be faced with difficult decisions that are not in keeping with your values or moral code. You may have to prevent families from visiting…

Caring for You

Managing your worry & anxiety

8 min read

We all feel anxious at some point in our lives and sometimes that anxiety can be helpful as it can alert us to possible dangers. Uncertainty and anxiety often go…

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