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We have just gone live with our talk, Creating Good Mental Health For Life & Business with speakers @normanlamb @Cognacity @anhcampaign @MHUpdates @WMonckton @TweetTeamPiP @CorrinoHLTA. Don't worry if you couldn't make it today; we'll have the video online next week
"The psychological fallout of COVID-19": @normanlamb sums up the malady many of us are suffering from at the moment and calls for a Resilience Taskforce.
Mental health costs our economy £100 billion pounds a year in lost productivity and costs of care. It is a significant challenge for business.
What can business do to improve mental wellbeing and productivity?

🤍 improve training of line managers
🤍 raising awareness & understanding within the organisation
🤍 flexible working
🤍 reduce presenteeism
We are exploring the relationship between health, stress and coping - the salutogenic model with @anhcampaign.
The stressor is not the problem; it is our response to the stress. Empowering words from Dr Rob Verkerk of the @anhcampaign
The way we eat, relate to each other and take time out is important to maintaining balance within ourselves.
Top tips on unlocking mental health:
🤍 breathwork
🤍 relaxation and recover
🤍 positive mindset
🤍 sleep quality and quantity
🤍 social and nature connections
🤍 eating whole foods & sharing meals
🤍 physical activity
🤍 have a sense of purpose

Thank you @anhcampaign
"Sitting down is the new smoking" - @anhcampaign encourages us to get moving to improve our mental wellbeing.
"Corporate culture and leadership is essential for creating an environment to deal with mental health" - @MHUpdates Duncan Cochrane-Dyet.
Workplace investments in mental health need to start at the top and work their way down. You need a clear strategy and buy-in from the leadership.
Dr Philip Hopley @Cognacity
Mental Health First Aider training is useful in even the smallest businesses. Enquire about training at @MHFAEngland

Chris Longden, Dispute Resolution Partner and mediation preofessional @WMonckton
Peoples lives have changed and let's use this opportunity to prioritise mental wellbeing.

Dr Philip Hopley @Cognacity
Mental illness is not a weakness and it is a good thing for leaders to recognise and deal with it

@CorrinoHLTA Mark Lumsdon-Taylor
Thank you everyone who joined us on Zoom or followed the Twitter commentary. The recording will be available next week at along with a detailed briefing note. Stay safe and well in these uncertain times.
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