Are we forgetting the life in work/life balance?

Julie Denning, Managing Director, W2W I was watching Marie Kondo with my children over the summer, keen to inspire them to keep tidier rooms (am I asking the impossible?) and something struck me. In fact, while tidying said bedrooms, it hit all of us. The simple

Get Wellness Planning!

Julie Denning, Managing Director, W2W As a line manager, you may find it very difficult to start a conversation with one of your colleagues about their health. In recent times there has been an understandable push for Line Managers to be mental ill-health aware.  As we know,


I recently attended the IOSH National Safety and Health Conference keen to understand more about the relationship between workplace culture and wellbeing.   The opening presentation was from Stephan Bevan (Head, HR Research Development at Institute of Employment Studies) He spoke of how a recent report commissioned

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How we can help people

One person we have worked with is Graeme who talks in this clip (1:32) from the Seven Families Project about how we have helped him with his return to the workplace.  

Lights, Camera, Action By Julie Denning

I have been thinking hard and long about what to write for this edition. In the summer I was fired up with the Olympics and my own behaviour change (the swimming is sort of coming along, thanks….).  Nearing the winter I am just wanting to

The importance of being bio psycho social

We all know that a patient's attitudes and beliefs affect their behaviour and play a role in slow recovery from injury and illness.  But what if the stumbling block is actually our own beliefs and behaviour? Bishop et al (2008) suggest that heath care professionals’