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International Stress Awareness Day 2017 – University support

Posted on 1 November 2017 by Keith Lynch

Today is #internationalstressawarenessday, and we thought it would be helpful and timely to remind you of some of the services the University provides to help you to better manage stress. The Health and Safety Executive define workplace stress as “The adverse reaction people have to excessive pressures or other types of demand place on them
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Wales

World Mental Health Day: ‘One thing’ for the workplace #WMHDay

Posted on 10 October 2017 by Keith Lynch

We were delighted to find that workplace wellbeing was going to be the theme of World Mental Health Day 2017 #WMHDay. To participate in the day, we invited some staff around the university to tell us ‘one thing’ that they do to tend to their mental health in the workplace. Here’s what they said: “I
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Staff Wellbeing Team tackles the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon

Posted on 6 September 2017 by Hilary Green

The ‘Cardiff Half’ is of course fast approaching, and the Staff Wellbeing Team is proud to be part of the action. Wales’s largest road race takes place on Sunday 1st October this year, and it’s a sell-out for the first time in its history, with around 25,000 runners. Cathy Bailey and Keith Lynch, of the
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Exercise, Physical Health, Research

Walk more – and walk faster!

Posted on 24 August 2017 by Keith Lynch

Switching on my radio this morning, I was really struck by some startling figures released by officials from Public Health England (PHE) about the amount of walking we are doing – or rather, not doing!  I should say that the stats don’t relate to Wales, but they surely make thought-provoking reading for all of us.
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