Mental Wellbeing For NHS Staff

When you don’t take care of your mental well-being, you can start to feel burnt out, tired, and not your best, and we want you to be your best self.

We've put together a range of resources to help NHS staff feel good. 

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For some tips on building healthy habits and managing stress, check out our short videos below:

Healthy Habits

 

In this 7-minute video, you will learn more about the art of ‘Habits’. Starks Fitness deep-dives into the concept of habits, what impact they can have on your health, and how you can form new habits that will ultimately benefit your life.

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Managing Stress

 

Stress is something we all face in one capacity or another, and in this video, Starks Fitness will guide you through some easy-to-follow tips that will help you realise your health and wellness goals and manage your stress.

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Yoga & Meditation

Whether you have 15 minutes or 30, why not take some time out for you, and practice some yoga or meditation?

Neck & Shoulder Flow

 

Relaxation is key to feeling mentally sound after a long day at work, but many of us can’t seem to switch off from the day or unwind. A great tool that enables relaxation is Yoga, and in this video, Starks Fitness will guide you through this easy-to-follow session that will promote tension relief and relaxation.

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30 Minute Meditation

 

Meditation is a great way to release blocked emotions and embrace mindfulness gently. In this guided session, Starks Fitness will prompt you to pay attention to your breathing and peace.

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15 Minute Full Body Flow

 

In this video, Starks will direct you through a 15-minute full-body yoga class that is perfect for anyone feeling lethargic and wishing to re-energise. You’ll develop your breath work and practice stretching, to help relieve stress and provide more energy. 

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Why Mental Wellbeing Is Important

Mental health is an integral part of our overall health, but more often than not, it’s the one area many of us neglect. After a long day at work, you are so focused on getting home, having a shower, sleeping, and trying to reset for the next shift.

Because you are so go-go-go all the time, small everyday tasks that keep you mentally healthy can slip away from you, such as exercise, eating right, having a personal life, or whatever else makes you feel mentally great.

  • - 1 in 6 people experiences common mental health problems, such as anxiety and depression. 
    - 1 in 4 people will experience a mental health problem each year in the UK. 
    - After a report was conducted, it was highlighted that the percentage of people reporting severe mental health symptoms in any given week increased from 7% in 1993 to over 9% in 2014. 

  • - People that identify as LGBTQ+
    - People facing social inequality and disadvantage
    - A difference in physical health
    - Those who have endured a traumatic experience 
    - Women between the age of 16-24
    - People that are facing homelessness and substance misuse.

  • - Connect with others
    - Be present 
    - Have non-work-related hobbies
    - Be physically active
    - Challenge yourself 

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