News and Events: Mental Health

Seeing Positivity During Anger

More than one in ten people say they have trouble controlling their anger. There are a number of key triggers, and identifying these is the…

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Keeping Stress Levels to a Minimum

Monitoring your employees’ stress levels is probably not likely to be at the top of your business’ list of priorities — but being supportive and…

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Focusing on Mental Health in the Workplace

The UK has fallen in the World rankings for health and wellbeing. Considering the amount of focus that is put on the subject in the…

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Improving Your Health Through Gardening

Many people enjoy a good pastime, and take pleasure during the spring and summer months when they get to go in the garden. Taking time…

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The Health Benefits of Pets

There are more than 20 million pets owned in the UK, with approximately half of all households owning an animal (excluding fish), however there are…

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The Benefits of Playtime for Your Children

The Summer holidays are now in full flow, so here at Health Shield we want to explore the benefits of a child’s playtime since they…

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How Social Media Can Affect your Health

The volume of people interacting on social media continues to grow, as the number of users worldwide topped 2.34 billion in 2016. However, whilst many…

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Mindfulness at Work

A popular topic amongst employers at the moment is not only their employees’ health and wellbeing but also mindfulness at work as an increasing number…

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Staying Mentally Healthy at Work

More than 15.8 million working days were lost in 2016 due to mental illness1 and it is becoming more common for people to suffer with…

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Staying Hydrated for Health and Wellbeing

The health and wellbeing benefits of ensuring your levels of hydration and nutrition are hugely beneficial to know. It’s the difference between a healthy lifestyle…

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