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Month: June 2021

Random Acts of Kindness

Being kind is scientifically proven to be good for us.  When we are kind to someone we experience the helper’s high; a rush of dopamine which ensures we feel as good as the person receiving our kind gestures. And the receiver of kindness experiences an increase in oxytocin and serotonin putting them into a good […]

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Remote working and the issue of loneliness

The changes to working life brought about by the COVID pandemic has taught us a lot about the importance of social connection and social capital at work. To put it bluntly we need work friendships.  Friends who look out for us, friends who we socialise with during and outside of working hours and friends who […]

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Listening to Carers

5 million people in the UK are juggling work with caring responsibilities.  As part of Carers Week we are providing open access to some of our videos to highlight the everyday challenges carers face. This video is based on a recent complaint from a carer. Names have been changed. ‘Carol’ is the primary carer for […]

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Supporting Carers at Work

We are celebrating Carers Week by making two of our videos free to use this week. Supporting Carers at Work is a video resource we created in collaboration with The Carers Support Network at Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust, to create a video resource about carers in the workforce, exploring the important roles of […]

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Carers Week June 7th-13th 2021

Next week is Carers Week. 13.6 million people caring through the pandemic AND 5 million people in the UK juggling caring responsibilities with work – that’s 1 in 7 of the workforce. (Carers UK). Supporting Carers at Work Over the past few weeks we have been working with The Carers Support Network at Norfolk and […]

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