So, why do we sleep?

So, why do we sleep? As today is World Sleep Day we thought we should look at why we sleep and what happens to our wellbeing if we don’t get enough sleep. If we look across the animal world, we can see that sleep is a fundamental part of life for most animals.  In fact, for some animals it takes up most of their lives… This koala tops...

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Tips to help Your Children Back to School

The return to school on Monday 8th March will be quite daunting for many young people. After weeks away from their regular place of learning they will naturally wonder what school will be like when they step through the gates. Some children cannot wait to return while others may feel nervous. As a parent you will be aware of most of the concerns...

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Wellbeing on International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day 2021 #Choosetochallenge International Women’s Day, on 8th March,  is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.  But it is more than that, it’s a rallying cry to all that we have still not achieved gender parity or equality. It’s no secret that during the past...

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Mother’s Day – the what and why

Mother’s Day – the what and when Spring is here, and so Mother’s Day or Mothering Sunday has got to be close. Each year it is a different date, depending on where in the calendar Easter falls.  Mothering Sunday is the fourth Sunday in Lent, which in 2021 is 14th March. So, if the date of Mothering Sunday is dependent on Lent and Easter,...

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Back to school post lockdown

Back to school following lockdown Have you seen the meme featuring Hugh Grant as the prime minister in Love Actually representing parents across the country at 9.05am on 8th March?  Hilarious and in many cases true! But what are the plans, and what do we really need to know about our children returning to school?  We have asked consultant Sarah...

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Women’s Financial Wellbeing

Women and financial wellbeing Recent headlines have shown that Covid-19 outcomes are far poorer for those living in disadvantaged areas, proving the strong connection between money and health. On top of that, our financial wellbeing (which refers to the amount of control we feel over financial future and our relationship with money) is closely linked...

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Wellbeing & culture

Wellbeing & culture The link between wellbeing and culture… Not only is there a link, but a sustainable, practical wellbeing strategy will help create and carry your culture. Healthy employees = healthy company There is an inextricable link between high-performing organisational culture and the health and happiness of a workforce (or...

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Employee Wellbeing at Enterprise

Employee Wellbeing at Enterprise With the ever-changing workplace environment and widespread uncertainty in the world of work, Enterprise have continued to put their Employee and Customers’ wellbeing at the heart of their strategy. Passionate about diversity, equity and inclusion, Leigh Lafever-Ayer (Vice-President Human Resources) demonstrates...

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Managing bereavement & loss

Managing bereavement & loss Bereavement is not just about death When we think of bereavement, we normally think of loss of life, but it can extend to loss in other ways: loss of job; loss of freedom (for example during lockdown) or loss of the life we knew – whether it be through divorce or relocation. Occasionally, it may even originate...

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Reading with children

Reading with your child It’s never too early for children to start reading; the right book can live long in the memory and help get them hooked from an extremely early age. Reading is essential for babies’ development. Experts claim that babies respond to familiar faces, voices and being held close straight from birth so even newborns will love...

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