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South West Grid for Learning (SWGfL) Launches Edtesa to Champion Positive Work Environments for UK Businesses

South West Grid for Learning (SWGfL) Launches Edtesa to Champion Positive Work Environments for UK Businesses

The leading online safety charity, SWGfL, unveils Edtesa, an online platform offering UK businesses and organisations a suite of digital tools to assist in online safety practice whilst also supporting the development of healthy, positive work environments.

Following years of careful research, the two tools being launched with Edtesa are:

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Outdoor offices can offer you a tranquil place to work

Five ways garden offices can boost mental wellbeing

With remote working looking to stay for the near future, our home offices are the beating heart of our work day. As such, it’s important for these offices to help us differentiate work from home. The commute is gone, and for some of us, the laptop we use for work is also the same one which we use as we put our feet up and watch the latest episode of Bridgerton on Netflix.

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Exercise can help us feel more mentally resilient

#LIFTWEIGHTDONATE The challenge to lift your spirits

Lockdown and the pandemic has impacted the mental health of millions across the UK and research released today by the UK’s biggest fitness and sports retailer, Sports Direct , has revealed that a significant 87% of young people between 18 and 24 years old feel that their mental health has deteriorated during the third national lockdown. Sadly, young women have been disproportionately affected...

The pandemic has strengthened neighbourly relationships

Relationships with our neighbours has strengthened as a result of Covid-19

The pandemic has strengthened neighbourly relationships up and down the country, according to new research from retirement village provider Audley Villages . Over two fifths (44%) of UK adults say their relationship with their neighbours has improved in some way as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Nottingham comes top in the cities that have seen the biggest improvements in...

Help on hand for parents and carers throughout the pandemic

Free guides for parents and children as pressure on wellbeing increases

With another national lockdown and school closures, the weighty responsibility of the wellbeing and health of many young people is again being borne by parents and carers across the UK. As young people’s mental health is suffering, they often don’t know where to turn.

Despite their best efforts, parents and carers aren’t always equipped with the training or know-how that...

Menopause can be tricky to manage

How to successfully navigate menopause in 2021

As women across the country embark on a new year and enter yet another national lockdown, taking control of the perimenopause and menopause has never been more important.

These unprecedented times can undoubtedly cause various stresses for the 13 million women currently going through the menopause. However, GEN M – the all-encompassing menopause online digital platform, urges women...

Top tips to maintain your well-being whilst working from home

WFH tips to help maintain your wellbeing during December

Ezra , one of the leading global providers of digital coaching, has revealed some of their top tips on maintaining and maximising professional and personal wellbeing during December, as the latest tier restrictions keep many working from home with the additional stress of the looming Christmas period.

Working from home can be great but it can also blur the lines between personal and...

Employees are becoming increasingly emotionally remote

Boundaries between work and home life are becoming increasingly blurred

More than half (52%) of UK employees agree that the boundaries between their work and home life are becoming increasingly blurred, according to the latest research by Aviva.

Aviva’s new report - ‘ Embracing the Age of Ambiguity’ - explores the impact that ambiguity is having on key areas of working life, from wellbeing and work-life balance to employee-employer relationships....

best houseplants to have in your home to help boost your mood

Six houseplants to boost your mood this winter

It’s a well-known fact that spending time in nature is good for your wellbeing, so what better way to boost your mood than to bring nature inside. With search volumes for “house plants delivered” increasing by 400%, and “buy houseplants online” by 200% since lockdown, Wren Kitchens have revealed the best houseplants to have in your home to help boost your mood:

1.Aloe vera

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An app is being designed to prevent anxiety and depression

Young people recruited to harness smartphones to improve wellbeing

Young people across Europe are being recruited to a trial to put their smartphone addiction to good use, via an app designed to prevent anxiety and depression and improve wellbeing.

Researchers at the University of Exeter are leading a pan-European project to recruit young people aged between 16 and 22 years to use the app. It brings together the latest research on self-monitoring,...

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