4 in 10 Brits ‘never gone so long without holiday’

Four in 10 Brits said the past year is the longest they have ever gone without a holiday – taking an enormous toll on their overall mood and wellbeing. A study of 2,000 adults found that prior to the pandemic, they would have enjoyed a holiday or mini-break from their daily routine every four months.…

1 in 3 adults unhappy in current job, claims survey

A study of 2,000 workers found 32 per cent feel unhappy in their current job and 18 per cent are dissatisfied with their quality of life at work. Over the last 12 months, 64 per cent of the employees polled were based at home, resulting in 61 per cent of them working outside of their…

3 Ways To Help Your Mental Health In Lockdown

The coronavirus pandemic has been raging for almost a year now, but that doesn’t mean we have it all figured out. Around the world, government-ordered lockdowns have kept people indoors for the best part of a year, in order to curb the rapid spread of COVID-19 and save lives. No matter who you are or…

Top Tech Tips for helping get through Blue Monday

As 2021 dawns, many of us were hoping for a brighter year than 2020. But in reality, we're still a long way from socialising in real life, with this year's Blue Monday (so-called because it's widely considered the most depressing day of the year) poised to be the toughest yet... Research from cybersecurity company Kaspersky…

4 in 10 workers fear for mental health working from home

Four in 10 British office workers fear their mental health and wellbeing will suffer if they have to spend another six months working from home. The study of 2,000 employees found 41 per cent already feel more anxious and isolated than ever before, after already spending months cooped up. Missing out on office banter, feeling…

Gen Z switching devices off to combat stress

Gen Z are spending less time in front of screens in order to combat stress and anxiety, a new study reveals. A survey of 2,023 UK drivers conducted by Auto Trader, the UK’s largest digital marketplace for new and used cars, revealed that the average adult typically spends 12 hours 35 minutes feeling stressed over the…

1 in 3 feel mental health worsened during lockdown

  1 in 3 feel mental health has suffered during lockdown Exercise, eating healthily and spending time with family are the most popular things Brits do to look after their mental health. A survey of 2,000 UK adults revealed one in four have also attempted a new diet or exercise regime…

British workers burning out through lack of holiday

The average British worker has not taken any leave from work for more than TWO months - and has shelved NINE days off they had planned to take because of the lockdown. Of the 2,000 workers polled, more than half said they had 'completely written off’ 2020 when it comes to taking holidays from work.…

Big Boys Don’t Cry? Top 10 lessons for men’s mental health

A powerful new mental health book featuring personal experiences from men and their partners urges men to open up - not ‘man up’. Big Boys Don’t Cry? contains 60 individual anecdotes from men working in a diverse range of careers from lawyers, postmen and soldiers to construction workers, Big Issue sellers and elite sports stars.…

Stressed home workers struggling with mental health

Stressed home workers are struggling to switch off during  COVID-19 lockdown and it’s impacting their mental health, according to the findings of a new study by cloud communications platform provider, 8x8.   Almost half (42%) feel more stressed and overwhelmed than when in the office, blaming too many apps, a blurring of the lines between work…