Skip to main content
Civil Service

Loneliness isn't always obvious

Image of a man depicting theme of loneliness

For many years, Simone Filiaci has experienced depression and loneliness. It can be difficult to understand how different factors can contribute to this debilitating condition. Simone explains how seeking help changed his life.  Mental Health awareness week runs from 9 …

Time to Reflect

Matt and Claire Lewis in Venice

With life beginning to return to normal, approximately 6 million people globally have been bereaved since the pandemic, with many left unable to grieve their loss properly. Adam Land uses his final blog in our bereavement series to talk about …

Sleep struggles - and how to beat them 

Image of a man yawning

Sleep Awareness Day highlights the importance of quality sleep and how insomnia can have a devastating impact on our wellbeing. Andy Clarke tells us how signing up to Sleepstation through the Charity for Civil Servants helped improve his quality of …

World Menopause Day 2021

Angela MacDonald explains that for many women who struggle with health issues approaching, during and after the menopause, it’s good to talk. Yesterday, Monday 18 October 2021, was World Menopause Day (WMD), a day to raise awareness and keep the …

New beginnings in the Civil Service world of wellbeing

Image of sunshine breaking through trees

Wellbeing is at the heart of Civil Service culture, and post-pandemic, it has never been more important. Sarah Healey, the new Health and Wellbeing Champion, lauds our recent achievements and looks ahead to new priorities including the upcoming Civil Service …

Take 5 Minutes - and Help Beat Meeting Fatigue

image of alarm clocks

Adrian Chesson offers some simple tips on how taking just five minutes can create a little bit of space to give a big boost to your wellbeing.  I am proud to be part of a team here at the Office …

Mental Health Awareness Week 2021

Getting back to nature can do wonders for mental health

To mark Mental Health Awareness Week, Civil Service HR have relaunched their This Is Me campaign. It’s goal? They aim to foster a more inclusive workplace for people suffering mental ill-health. Today marks the beginning of Mental Health Awareness Week …