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Boost your wellbeing with Cardiff University Staff Choir

Posted on 25 April 2018 by Hilary Green

“Singing in the choir gives me a real lift and I always get back to work feeling relaxed and happy, humming a tune!”  (Rachel Jones, choir member) As a keen singer myself, I knew that a staff choir could be a real force for wellbeing. Research published by Oxford University found that choir singing improves both
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Awareness Day, Cardiff University, Events, Exercise, Physical Health, Workplace

Walk with us to the South Pole and beyond – our Step Count Challenge 2018 starts 30 April!

Posted on 15 April 2018 by Keith Lynch

We’re very excited in the Staff Wellbeing Team. Why? Well, we’re going to be trekking to the South Pole and, if all goes well and we make it that far, we’ll continue on to other amazing places and destinations. Well, sort of. We’re actually launching our first ever Step Count Challenge. There are five of
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Physical Health, Smoking Cessation

Thinking of Giving up Smoking?

Posted on 13 March 2018 by Elaine Sketchley

Thinking of Giving up Smoking? If you are a smoker I’m sure there are times when you have considered giving up. Perhaps many of you have tried more than once but for some reason, you have returned to smoking. You may at this very moment be thinking of giving it another go, if so with
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Time to Talk Day 2018

Posted on 1 February 2018 by Hilary Green

Today is #TimetoTalkDay 2018, which is part of the #TimeToChange initiative. We are all being urged to talk more openly – and without fear – about mental health.  According to Time to Change, it’s about breaking down stereotypes, improving relationships, supporting recovery, and reducing stigma. Mental health problems are, of course, very common. In fact,
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