News and Events: Mental Health

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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National Stress Awareness Day

To mark National Stress Awareness Day, Health Shield takes a closer look at how you can reduce the amount of stress in your employees’ lives,…

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Employee Health and Wellbeing – Spotting the Signs of Mental Health in the Workplace

It is a common fact that many people find it difficult to switch off after leaving the office. However, more people than you might realise…

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