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Diary of a Sugar Free Feb

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In recent research into what makes a Good Day At Work we found that one of the underpinning factors to people’s capacity to be happy, healthy and thriving in the workplace is their physical and emotional energy levels.

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Are You Man Enough?

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The arrival of Men's Health Week brings with it an opportunity to think and reflect on any number of issues related to men and their health. I'd like to use the opportunity to talk about a key issue that has a profound effect on both the physical and mental health of men, one that isn't talked about enough. That is the issue of masculinity.

We know that men tend to compare themselves against a masculine ideal which values power, strength, control and invincibility. This is something that is played out across multiple touch points in a man’s life, from being told at an early age to ‘man up and don’t cry’ in the playground, to the tough guy heroes portrayed in TV and films, to telling your mates in a joking way to “toughen up”. Throughout their lives, society teaches our boys that they need to act tough, show strength and, effectively, be invincible.

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Looking After Men's Wellbeing At Work

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"Women seek help. Men die." - Angst & Ernst 1990

Organisations are increasingly recognising the need to have a clearly-defined wellbeing strategy in place. While some of these can be very sophisticated, they can sometimes fail to recognise the differences between men and women when it comes to mental health. Over the last few years, men’s health has come increasingly to the fore with recent research finding that men experience mental health differently to women.

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Men’s Health Week 2015 will be taking place between 15 and 21 June, giving employers the perfect opportunity to engage some of the most reluctant individuals in the wellbeing conversation: men.

It’s a discussion that’s not always easy to have in the workplace, but awareness initiatives like Men’s Health Week can be a great place to start.

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Since retiring from athletics, Sally's mission has been to promote health and wellbeing for everybody in the UK. She is a passionate supporter of initiatives that encourage families to be more active and her corporate work helps companies to bring physical health and wellbeing in to the workplace. In her second guest post for the Good Day at Work™ blog, Sally reflects on her experience and provides some practical tips for organisations looking to take action and encourage better physical health amongst employees. (Sally will also be giving a keynote speech at the Good Day at Work™ Conference 2013 - for details and to book tickets for to hear from the most influential HR and wellbeing thinkers, click here

 

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