On this page you’ll find a range of Tip Sheets that we’ve produced to provide practical advice on a variety of topics.
Plan your spend and budget – it might sound patronising but reviewing what’s coming into the household (earnings) and what’s going out (expenditure) can help identify potential savings.
Attend to the basics first, by paying attention to safety and practical needs. Ensure your staff have the equipment they need, as well as access to food, drink and uninterrupted rest.
Distract yourself from worries by doing something else. Absorb yourself in a hobby, get some exercise, watch a film, or chat with friends.
Rest: Your body needs rest as it continues to recover. Take short rests throughout the day; stop regularly to do nothing.
Take some healthy snacks with you, such as unsalted nuts, fruit or chopped vegetables, to keep you going between meals.
If you are drinking heavily, try to reduce the volume you’re drinking just a little bit day by day – it’s really important you don’t stop drinking too suddenly as this can be dangerous.
Try to develop and maintain a healthy routine; we all feel safer and more relaxed when we have a routine.
Daisy Dowling’s (Founder and CEO of WorkParent) top tips for managing working parenthood.
Find ways to be a team. Protect time for team activities; formal meetings and informal coffee breaks, either in real life or virtually.
Poor sleep is a common problem: about 40% of us are sleep deprived, and 1 in 5 of us can’t get to sleep even when we try. Poor sleep can have effects ranging from anxiety to depression...
When working with teams beyond your own, key principles to hold in mind include:
Get outside for a little exercise. If you can, try to get outside for bit during the day when it’s light.
Here are five top tips for those living with Seasonal Affective Disorder, kindly produced by the creators of the Daylight and Sleepio Programmes. Keep a diary Noting how you feel…
For men, speaking openly about mental health can be challenging due to stigma and the pressure to be “traditionally masculine”. Discussing emotions doesn’t always come naturally.
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