My young daughter came home from school yesterday with a massive hole in her thick blue tights, with some pink bloodied skin poking through. I asked what had happened, and listened sympathetically as she explained how the game of “the …
Following the tragic loss of his beloved daughter Eloise to suicide in 2018, civil servant Adam Land channelled his grief, determined to improve support for colleagues struggling with bereavement and loss. As part of this year's National Grief Awareness Week …
Man Up, Man Down – you are not alone A little over 18 months ago my 18 year old daughter Libby took her own life. She had Anorexic Nervosa, Autism Spectrum Disorder and Borderline Personality Disorder. My darling daughter struggled …
Civil Service Health and Wellbeing Champion Jonathan Jones on how the coronavirus pandemic has set a new direction for the organisation's Thriving at Work journey.
In Mental Health Awareness Week, Government Chief People Office Rupert McNeil introduces a virtual wellbeing and leadership learning package developed by the Civil Service Leadership Academy on how to manage through a crisis and work towards a common goal.
Daron Walker, Health & Wellbeing Champion at BEIS, looks at how different departments marked Time to Talk Day, an annual event to encourage us to talk about our mental health.
For National Anger Awareness Week (1 to 7 December), Civil Service HR’s Paul Carter interviewed anger management expert Mike Fisher about what causes anger and how you can stand up for yourself without losing your temper.
Two years on from the Thriving at Work review of how employers can better support all employees to thrive at work, how has the Civil Service responded to its recommendations?
Civil Service Health and Wellbeing Champion Jonathan Jones reports back on inspiring personal stories and other highlights from the Civil Service's second annual mental health conference.
Civil servant Charlotte Kume-Holland offers a personal reflection on how we can understand our own mental health and ways we can take care of it.