Workplace


A welcome back

Posted on 21 January 2015 by Keith Lynch

The New Year is well under way now, and most of us have settled into a return to work; the holiday period may feel a distant memory as the business of University and normal life resumes. Welcome back! The ending of a year is a natural pause, a time to reflect on what the past
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Join the Live Well University Travel Challenge! #livewellworkwell

Posted on 1 October 2014 by Keith Lynch

Get involved and register a team now at: http://livewellchallenge.getmeactive.org.uk/. The Live Well University Travel Challenge is taking place from 13th October—7th November 2014. Encouraging staff to travel sustainably to University, by bike, foot, public transport or car-sharing, with weekly prize draws just for taking part. The challenge is simple: staff log journeys by foot/public transport/car
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Take care of yourself on World Mental Health Day – come along to our drop-in event and attend one of our wellbeing workshops

Posted on 24 September 2014 by Keith Lynch

Dear reader. The 10th October is World Mental Health Day, a day for celebrating global mental health education, awareness and advocacy. Here at Cardiff University you can mark the day by coming along to one or more of the events organised by the Staff Counselling Service and Positive Working Environment team: To book a place
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Workplace mental health programmes reduce depression

Posted on 15 August 2014 by Keith Lynch

BMC Medicine 09.05.14 Universal workplace mental health programmes can reduce levels of depression among the workforce, a review of published studies shows. The review identified nine workplace randomised controlled trials, most of which used CBT techniques. Overall, employees in the intervention groups reported lower levels of depression than those in the control groups. There was
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