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How to solve the issue of unused wellbeing benefits?

Wellbeing benefits are essential to attract new talents and keep current employees happy, however, usually have the common challenge of low engagement rates. During the pandemic, companies have been particularly proactive in looking for new wellbeing benefits to support their people with their mental health. However, a recent HBR study found that only 5% of ...

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Your wellbeing strategy is broken. Here’s how to fix it

Existing solutions are ill equipped to combat the growing mental health crisis. The old thinking no longer works. BetterSpace has built a new model: hyper personalised, wellbeing on demand.  Wellbeing matters. We see colleagues struggle, and recognise wellbeing is a swing factor in attracting and retaining talent. The question is; how do we best support ...

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Employee Wellbeing, ROI

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Tips For Creating A Morning Routine That Works For You

It doesn’t matter who you are; we have all gotten out of bed on the wrong side once or twice. And if you’re anything like me, the first thing you do is grab your phone and then head to the coffee machine for some of that glorious liquid energy – certainly some room for improvement. ...

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Nutrition, Sleep management

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How Do You Role Model Self-Care As A Leader?

What is self-care anyway? I’d probably be more likely to say, it’s how I enjoy life and stay well. I have a whole range of habits I’ve learned over the years, everything from the amount of sleep I get; to the food I eat; the exercise I take; the hours I work and the time ...

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Culture, Employee Wellbeing

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How To Attract And Retain The Best People For Your Business

A business lives and dies by its people: attract the right talent, and success is in easy reach; keep hold of your top performers, and you’re winning. But if you’re not up-to-speed on the dealbreakers for a modern day workforce, that can be easier said than done. Once upon a time, a competitive salary and ...

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Employee Wellbeing, Talent Attraction

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What is Mindful Eating? What are the benefits?

“Oh my god this salad tastes amazing!! My colleagues turned around, stared at me and answered “Em, it’s just a salad, how can you be so excited about it?” I had only been meditating for 2 or 3 months and food suddenly tasted so much better. Or maybe, I was just more aware about how ...

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How to understand the wellbeing of your workplace

If you’re not sure how your employees are faring when it comes to wellbeing, it’s time to take action. Few things impact morale, productivity or engagement more than the health of your workers, and after the unparalleled pressures of the past year, understanding just how ‘well’ your workforce is has never been more important.  But ...

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Employee Wellbeing, ROI

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Management Insight and Measurement for Improving Wellbeing in the Workplace

What gets measured, gets managed. Usually spoken with such authority we all immediately believe it to be true, because it makes sense and, well, sounds clever.  In my experience most things that are being measured aren’t being managed. Last year I spoke to a business leader with attrition of more than 30%, in a pandemic ...

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Employee Wellbeing, ROI

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Are you getting enough sleep? 5 principles for better sleep

The question of how much sleep one needs is one we get all the time. The answer, as with so much, is it really depends how much YOU need! Everyone is different. Some people need more than others. As a guideline 7-9 hours is about right, but don’t panic if you are getting less for ...

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The origins of the Six Pillars of Wellbeing

“Nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution” -Theodosius Dobzhansky An introduction to The Six Pillars I work primarily as a clinician in the NHS treating patients with a variety of complex physical and mental health problems. For the past 15 years I have been on a mission to demystify mental health ...

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Exercise, Sleep



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