Blue Monday, the name given to the 15th January 2018, has traditionally been recognised as the day when our moods are at their lowest. Here are a few top tips to engage your staff as you begin to plan for the coming year.
B You breathe 22,000 times every day. How many are you really aware of?
L ook for the book ‘Finding Peace in a Frantic World’ by Danny Penman
Understand what makes you truly happy
E verything you need to know about mindfulness can be found at bemindful.co.uk
M ental Health Mates was setup by author Bryony Gordon. It’s where people affected by mental health in any way, or their families and friends, meet up and go for walks/have picnics etc. It’s a great way to have those conversations with others who have similar experiences
Offices can often feel a bit ‘blue.’ Make sure you get away from your computer, walk around and get fresh air
N o science to Blue Monday. Claim it back and make it a happy day
D epression is not to be taken lightly. Those people living with depression know that feelings cannot be dictated by a date
A pps. Take a look at ‘Calm’ and ‘Insight Timer’
Y ell. It can feel really good!