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Change: The new normal

With a divisive President in the White House, the UK about to leave the EU and the recent global financial crisis still hanging over us, it’s clear that this period of political and economic uncertainty is set to continue. This kind of massive…

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2017: a big year for workplace wellbeing

Sir Cary Cooper and Ben Moss in conversation Our Founding Director Cary Cooper and MD Ben Moss were having lunch just before Christmas and found themselves chatting about the year that’s just passed in workplace wellbeing… and what’s to come in…

The PM puts mental health at the top of YOUR agenda

This week, PM Theresa May announced an overhaul of the nation’s mental health; focusing on removing the stigma and providing more access to treatment for all, but especially for Britain’s children and adolescents. She is also asking employers…

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The power of experience

What would you choose—to scroll through your friend’s social media pictures of the beach or to feel the sand under your feet; read a romance novel or to experience the intensity of first love; watch a cooking show or sit in a café in Italy, freshly…

Presents of presence

We spoke recently about the festive season and how mindfulness can help us cope during this typically busy period. Taking time out to refocus our energy is terrific for our own mental health, but how are we when it comes to considering the…

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My 7 day single-tasking challenge

Last week, I volunteered to take on a single tasking challenge. Inspired by Geri Hirsch’s blog, I recognised that, like her, I have become very much a full time multi-tasker and perhaps it was time to start doing things in a more focused and…

Why do we get annoyed at work?

How do you feel at work when people don’t replace the shared milk? Or don’t clean up after using the staff kitchen? How do you feel when your colleague hums or constantly sniffs all day? Do you secretly rage at those who take loud personal…

The problem with multitasking

While you’re reading this, what else are you doing? Own up - Are you walking somewhere, eating your lunch, on a conference call, in a meeting, checking Facebook alerts…? How many tabs are open on your computer? Nowadays, we defer so much to…

Movember 2017

Our MD Ben Moss has transformed from fresh-faced to hipster in less than a month! As the month of the Mo’ rolls to an end, it’s to time to compare the facial hair and dig deep for men’s health. While there are obvious…

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Time for a workplace revolution

Co-founder of Robertson Cooper, Cary set up the business with Ivan Robertson in 1999. A Professor of Organisational Psychology and Health at Lancaster University, he is recognised as a world leading expert on wellbeing. Cary is also the media’s…

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Did you have a good day at work?

'Did you have a good day at work?' It’s a simple question, but for most of us, it’s a strong indicator of our happiness, health and sense of purpose: our wellbeing. Wellbeing influences – and is influenced by – every aspect of our lives. We…

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Nine things the workplace can learn from roller derby

Jessica Hildyard is the newest guest blogger for our Good Day At Work community. Jess is a freelance writer and has a strong interest in workplace wellbeing and positive office culture. A roller derby nut, Jess also believes in the power of…