January 21, 2013
An HR professional wrote a blog earlier this month as part of a series of reflections and resolutions. It was 43rd in a series of 45 and contained 766 words. But the repercussions of those 766 words have far outweighed the reaction to any of the other 44 blogs and 30,000 words put together.
Why? Because the writer had the courage to put their head above the parapet, even if anonymously, to talk about mental health. (more…)
January 4, 2013
Let’s face it, this week has been a struggle for those of us having to get back on the work treadmill. But it is not until the third Monday in January that we hit an all-time low. Known as the most depressing day of the year – and dubbed ‘blue Monday’ – this is when all our good intentions for a healthy diet and exercise regime have lost momentum and we fall back to slouching on the sofa, whinging about the miserable weather and lack of sunlight. (more…)