Workplace culture

An empty desk with a computer and a plant to show lonliness when experiencing an eating disorder

Eating Disorders at work: What you can do

Mental Health Awareness Week 2019 It is Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW) this week from Monday 13 to Sunday 19 May. A national week in the UK to raise awareness of mental health and mental ill- health to inspire action and promote the positive message of good mental health for all.  MHAW was established in 2001 and is run by the Mental Health Foundation. This year’s theme is all about body image. Gabriella and I wanted to take the time…

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National Hug Day Alliance

When is it acceptable to hug at work?

21st of January is National Hugging DayTM, yes that’s right an annual day dedicated to hugging. It was created by an American, Kevin Zaborney in 1986 to encourage everyone to hug friends and family more. How about hugging at work though? Where are the boundaries and when is it ok? Personal contact at work In some organisations there may be hard and fast rules about hugging or being in close contact at work. This tightrope subject can be a topic…

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