Keep Moving; The benefits of Physical Activity and How to Achieve Your Goals

The preventative aspects of exercise for health   Physical activity is important for our health and wellbeing.  It is believed that physical activity: Reduces hormones which promote cell growth and increasing mechanisms which protect the cell Boosts the immune system Reduces inflammation Boosts antioxidants’ pathways It also

Beating the Cake Culture

Oliver Whiteman, Performance Nutritionist  Offices, birthdays and cake, lots of cake. There aren’t many guarantees in life, but you can always rely on birthdays and consequently, a weekly helping of cake. Now, if you expected this article to be promoting the death of the cake culture,

What a year it’s been.

We would like to finish this year off with a look back at what made 2019 one to remember. We've embraced new platforms, technologies and media. We've talked more, shared more and learnt more as a result.    Helping employees remain or return to work is at

Blue Monday – Webinar

On the 20th January, Dr Julie Denning will host the latest in our webinar series. Engage in our interactive webinar that helps you to switch your focus to the here and now and find respite from the maelstrom of thoughts that might be bothering you on

Movember – Men’s Health Awareness Month

Dr Julie Denning, Managing Director, W2W We wrote an article earlier in the year asking men to talk more about their health. It has made me increasingly aware of men’s health promotion, and there have been several things I’ve recently read or seen that I wanted

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World Diabetes Day – Webinar

People with a diabetes diagnosis are advised to make three key behaviour changes in order to self manage their condition: 1) to take their medication as advised 2) to change their diet and 3) to exercise regularly This is no mean feat to undertake. If you are struggling with

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,

Tuning into your stress

Stress is part of all our lives. Dr Julie Denning from W2W reflects on the importance of tuning into your stress. We all need a little bit of stress to get us up and running. ‘Eustress’  is the technical term for positive stress and has the following

INFLUENCING CHANGE TO ENHANCE YOUR WORKPLACE CULTURE BY JULIE DENNING

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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