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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, […]

Today is Time to Talk Day, and we’re asking you to take 5 minutes to have a conversation about mental health

Posted on 5 February 2015 by Keith Lynch

Time to Talk day is part of the Time to Change Wales campaign, which aims to end the stigma and discrimination faced by people with mental health problems. We know […]

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 […]

Tips for Managing Mental Health Related Sickness Absence – for staff members & for managers

Posted on 10 October 2014 by Tina Abbott

To contribute to our celebration of World Mental Health Day, I have put together some tips for dealing with sickness absence related to stress and mental health issues, both from the […]

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, […]

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 […]

Summertime Blues: UK workers stressed, unrested and dreading return to reality

Posted on 3 September 2014 by Keith Lynch

BUPA - Workplace Mental Health Stress is not just a winter issue with two thirds (64 per cent) of UK employees feeling under extra pressure at work over the summer. […]

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, […]

Welcome to the Cardiff University Staff Counselling Wellbeing blog

Posted on 15 August 2014 by Keith Lynch

Our blog is about mental wellbeing, and the things we blog about will be of interest to members of staff from across the University whatever their role or grade. So […]