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5 things we can learn about wellbeing from Māori culture

We looked at New Zealand's Māori model for health to identify the five key foundations of wellbeing.

25 Sep 2020

New restrictions: What this means for mental health at work

With new restrictions announced in the UK, we explore the implications to mental health, and how employers around the world can help teams to deal with ambiguity. 

Inside Unmind: Meet the Sales and Marketing teams

Meet Jenn Smith, Mental Health Technology Executive, Danny Brennan, Commercial Director, and Oliver Matejka, Copywriter, at Unmind

Suicide Prevention Day 2020: Let's talk

Suicide Prevention Day is about creating a world where fewer people die of suicide. This post explores the phenomenon, and the things we can all do to help prevent it.

Coping with bereavement with Dr Olivia Merriman-Khanna

Our latest Series is designed to help you navigate the emotional challenges of grief and mourning. We spoke to its creator to find out more. 

Mental health at work: Why personalisation matters

Why personalisation is key to successful mental health strategies – and five steps to personalising your organisation's approach at scale.

How to play to your strengths

Dr Hazel Harrison explores how to identify and capitalise on our finest assets to get the most from life.

9 considerations for future-proofing your mental health strategy

Our new handbook, How to build a proactive mental health strategy in a post-Covid world, will help you to future-proof your wellbeing programme. 

Watch: Being your fullest self with Lady Phyll and Remi Arnold

In our latest Firesides podcast, Remi Arnold and Lady Phyll discuss the importance of bringing our fullest selves to all aspects of life.

The impact of L&D with Unmind

We analysed the impact and outcomes of our four Foundational Series. Here's what we found. 

Improving sleep with Unmind

Here's how our Maximising Sleep campaign improved the quality of sleep for Unmind users by 9%.

Inside Unmind: Meet the Product and Engineering teams

Meet Dan Clark, Full Stack Developer, and Sophie Owen, Product Manager

The importance of technology in improving workplace mental health

Now more than ever, technology is proving to be an essential tool in effectively improving mental health at work.

5 minutes with Maria Arpa, Conflict Resolution Expert

Our new platform collaborator, Maria Arpa, Conflict Resolution Expert, discusses her Dialogue Road Map, why cockneys are a dying breed and more.

Life after lockdown – 6 steps to a mentally healthy transition

‘Anxiety’ and ‘optimism’ are the two overriding emotions people feel about returning to work after our lockdown, according to our live webinar poll.

Keeping race on the agenda

Clinical psychologist Dr Fabienne Palmer outlines how employers and business leaders can continue conversations about race equality in the workplace. 

Supporting Unmind users through Covid-19

When the coronavirus seized the world, we were able to help people to manage their wellbeing in the face of many unknowns. Here's what happened.

Life After Lockdown with Dr Kate Daley

With restrictions beginning to ease, we’ve collaborated with Dr Kate Daley to create the Life After Lockdown Series.

Finding fulfilment at work with Dr Joe Oliver

Dr. Joe Oliver discusses the importance of fulfiling work, and how employers can help their teams to find it.

Customer Story: How the John Lewis Partnership embedded a company-wide mental health strategy

Here's how the iconic retailer provides mental wellbeing support for its diverse and distributed workforce – from delivery drivers to office workers.

Has Covid-19 shifted perceptions of mental health for good?

We teamed up with REBA to explore how Covid-19 has impacted employee mental health and what this means for organisations.

Working well in isolation #2: Health

Part two of our working well in isolation series explores the importance of physical health to our mental wellbeing.

Ep6. In conversation with... Louise Aston

Are we ready to return to work? This episode explores the psychological challenges posed by the easing of lockdown and returning to the workplace.

Working well in isolation #1: Coping

This series explores the seven areas of mental wellbeing to look out for while working in isolation. 'Coping' is how well we're managing with new demands.

Webinar Recording: Supporting the mental health of a distributed workforce

Two-thirds of employers say supporting employee mental health is a key challenges during the coronavirus crisis. In this webinar, we explore how. 

How to drive cultural change around mental health through communication

Celebrities, royals and politicians have helped to destigmatise mental health, but the greatest opportunity lies with employers.

Ep5. In conversation with... Josh Krichefski

Maintaining a sympathetic inner voice and amplifying employee wellbeing initiatives. Episode 5 welcomes Josh Krichefski.

Food to boost productivity with Sue Luscombe

Sue Luscombe – the creator of our new Series, Eat For Energy – explores the ways a nutritious diet can help us to thrive in life and work.

Ep4. In conversation with... Dhiren Master

Financial wellness and mental health are intertwined, and both are being impacted by unfolding events. Episode 4 welcomes Salary Finance's Dhiren Master.

Navigating COVID-19 with Dr Heather Bolton

Dr Heather Bolton discusses the launch of our new Series, Navigating COVID-19, designed to tackle the mental health challenges presented by the pandemic.

Ep3. In conversation with... Monika Misra

Why it's now more important than ever to fully know, listen to, and connect with your employees. In episode three, we're in conversation with Monika Misra.

Ep2. In conversation with... Poppy Jaman OBE

Navigating coronavirus at work and the light at the end of the tunnel: Episode two of the ‘In conversation with…’ podcast welcomes Poppy Jaman OBE.

Why we gave NHS workers access to Unmind amid COVID-19

As unprecedented pressure is exerted on our health service, we’ve opened up the Unmind platform to anyone with access to an nhs email address. 

18 Mar 2020

Ep1. In conversation with... Yulia O’Mahony and Dr Heather Bolton

As workplaces across the world navigate the challenges posed by the coronavirus, we’ll be discussing the implications with experts in our new podcast.

Customer Story: How Gymshark Got Proactive About Workplace Mental Health

Here's how Amanda Webb, Head of People Projects at Gymshark, launched a proactive and measurable mental health strategy with Unmind. 

Supporting workplace mental wellbeing as the coronavirus develops

While the coronavirus is a physical condition, its impact on our workforces' mental wellbeing mustn't be overlooked.

Reflections on Overcoming Anorexia

Unmind team member Vicki Pope shares her personal experience of beating anorexia.

26 Feb 2020

Customer Story: How Landsec Got Talking About Mental Health

Here's how Sue Greenland, Head of HR at Landsec, launched a data-driven and proactive mental health strategy with Unmind. 

We’ve Just Raised $10 Million to Improve Employee Mental Health

Over the last three years, things have moved fast here at Unmind. High growth, iconic clients, and most importantly, inspiring stories from our users.

Inside Unmind: Meet the Operations and Finance teams

Meet Sarah Margetson, Operations Lead, and David Kay, Finance Director at Unmind.

Introducing the Great Unminds community Slack channel

In these uncertain times, it's never been more important to stay informed and connected. Come join our open Slack community channel. 

Inside Unmind: Meet the Content and Psychology teams

Meet Unmind's Co-Founder and Chief Content Officer, Steve Peralta, and Head of Psychology, Dr Heather Bolton.

Mind Your Mood

Dr Kate Daley shares her thoughts on Blue Monday and explains why it’s important to pay attention to our feelings all year round.

Mental Wellbeing Calendar 2020

To kick start the year we've collated the key dates that you should be aware of in 2020!

6 Jan 2020

Mental Health and Masculinity

As part of Men's Health Awareness Month, we spoke to Edward Corrie about masculinity and mental health.

Exploring men's mental health

For Men's Mental Health Awareness Month, we've explored some of the influences on men's mental health and what helps maintain healthy wellbeing.

Everything you need to know about stress

We speak about stress a lot. But what is stress and how do our everyday choices affect the way we cope with it?

Mental Health 101: PTSD

The next instalment of Mental Health 101 is on PTSD. Dr Heather Bolton explains the neurological basis of it and how you can treat it.

Menopause and Mental Health

Women have a more comfortable experience of the menopause when armed with the right knowledge, so we need to understand menopause more.

Yoga: The latest addition to the Unmind Tools collection

Yoga benefits mental wellbeing, so we've teamed up with four yoga teachers to film over 60 videos for the platform. We sat down with a few to find out more

18 Oct 2019

Introducing Unmind 2.0

A healthy mind is the most powerful factor in fulfilling our potential, which, when looked after becomes an opportunity to thrive.

Understanding Menopause with Professor Myra Hunter

Professor Myra Hunter explains what impact the menopause can have, and what to expect from our new Understanding Menopause Series.

Mental Health 101: Panic

In this instalment, we look at the link between anxiety and panic and how CBT can help people break their panic cycle.

Introducing Emma, our positive body competition winner

Meet Emma our amazing Positive Body Image competition winner and find out what she's been up to with her prize money.

Cultivating Mindfulness with Choden

Former Buddhist monk and Unmind collaborator, Choden, tells us his story and shares his thoughts about mindfulness in the modern world.

World Suicide Prevention Day 2019

To mark the awareness day, we take a look at the latest UK statistics on suicide and consider the importance of prevention.

#ScrollFreeSeptember 2019

In an increasingly digital society, there has been growing interest in what effect the use of social media might ultimately have on our mental health.

Food to Boost Mood with Raewyn Guerrero

Our Food to Boost Mood Series was created by Raewyn Guerrero. We asked her to tell us a little bit more about herself and her work in nutrition.

In Conversation With...William Hill

Sam Watson from William Hill shares how they are using Unmind to help employees thrive in the workplace.

20 Aug 2019

Mental Health 101: Depression

We briefly look depression at what feeds its development and maintenance and we touch on approaches to treatment.

Mental Health 101: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Cognitive behavioural therapy is a robust approach for treating a wealth of common mental health issues.

Ellie's Work Experience at Unmind

Ellie is a 16-year-old student who joined us for her work experience week. Read about her experience and learnings here.

Tackling Panic with Dr Blake Stobie

Dr Blake Stobie created our Tackling Panic Series. We talked to him about his clinical work and his love for CBT.

Mental Health 101: Generalised Anxiety

Worry is something that most of us experience, we explore different ways of managing worry to reduce its impact on our lives.

Mental Health 101: Emotions

Emotions are essential for humans to thrive, and certainly not something to shy away from. Our latest blog explores some of the functions of emotions.

Mental Health 101: OCD

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is one of the most misunderstood of all common mental health problems.

Five Tips To Help Prevent Burnout

Our body gives us warning signs when burnout is approaching but what are they and what can we do to help overcome burnout?

Employee Mental Wellbeing - A Diverse and Rich Spectrum

Mental health is diverse and rich, read about our top tips on taking a holistic approach to workplace mental health.

15 Jul 2019

Mental Health 101: Positive Psychology

We explore the science of positive psychology and consider how we can embed its core principles.

Introducing Mental Health 101

A series, driven by our Head of Psychology, that sets to explain key mental health questions.

Unmind with Pride

We’re committed to measurably improving the mental health of 10 million people – that’s at least 700,000 LGBTQ+ people.

In Conversation With...Just Eat

We sat down with Just Eat's, Global Culture and Inclusion Partner, Hannah Millard to talk all things Imposter Syndrome in the workplace.

4 Jul 2019

Persistent Pain with Dr Christine Bonathan

Dr Christine Bonathan, creator of our Persistent Pain Series explains her experience working in pain management.

Dr Jane McNicholas on Body Image

Dr Jane McNicholas talks about the importance of appreciating and respecting your body.

Jonny Benjamin on Body Image

Jonny Benjamin MBE joins us to talk about all things body image, from the role of social media to the impact of sexuality and gender.

16 May 2019

3 Tips for Working With Worry

Dr Kate Daley, the creator of our Working With Worry Series talks about her top tips for tackling worry.

10 May 2019

Music for the Mind

Composers, James Hannay and Jonjo Grisdale, tell us what it was like to work on our music-based tools.

Health Anxiety with Jo Rodriquez

We interviewed Jo Rodriguez, the creator of our Health Anxiety Series, about herself and how she found writing her first Unmind Series.

12 Apr 2019

The power of practicing compassion

Compassion is important, here we explore the importance of understanding it's power.

The Women of Unmind

We sat down with the women of Unmind including to discuss working in technology, startups, and female leadership.

Children's Mental Health Week 2019

For Children's Mental Health Week we asked Dr Hazel Harrison gives some tips to help boost wellbeing in children.

4 Feb 2019

Transforming Habits

Dr Jane McNicholas, the creator of our new Series, gives us a few tips on how to make lasting, effective changes.

Unmind in 2018

As the year draws to a close we've been reflecting on an incredible twelve months at Unmind.

21 Dec 2018

Chasing Perfection

Dr Jane McNicholas shares her thoughts on the unrealistic expectations we sometimes set for ourselves.

20 Nov 2018

Coping in Hard Times

Our Series is designed to help people adapt and adjust to stressful life events.

Employee Mental Wellbeing

Supporting employee mental wellbeing in the workplace is, rightfully, a growing priority for organisations worldwide.

24 Oct 2018

Teaching Children About The Brain

Ever wondered how to teach the children about the brain? Dr Hazel Harrison explains some methods.

24 Oct 2018

Mental Wellbeing in Men

Compared to women men are much less likely to talk about their mental health, but why?

Dr Kate Daley on Procrastination

Dr Kate Daley, tells us a bit more about herself and what her thoughts are on her Series - Beat Procrastination.

18 Oct 2018

Eating Your Way to Happiness

What's the link between food and mental health and does changing the way we eat affect it?

Jonny Benjamin on Talking About Suicide

Jonny Benjamin is an influential activist and mental health campaigner, read his story here.

8 Aug 2018

8 Years of Insomnia to 8 Hours Sleep a Night

Our Chief Content Officer talks about his personal journey with sleep and insomnia.

Stress: A Matter of Perception

The World Health Organisation refers to stress as the “health epidemic of the 21st century”, but how do you perceive stress?

20 Jul 2018

A Data Scientist Spotlight on The Unmind Index

Find out about some of the amazing work Juan and the Data team at Unmind do.

Sleep, Stress and Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) is often described as a ‘lifestyle disease’, but other factors outside of our control play a role too.

17 Jul 2018

Meet our New Head of Psychology

With a clinical background in the NHS, we can't wait for Dr Heather Bolton to start work on our content.

13 Jul 2018

(Un)mind the Gap

Find out how to narrow the gap between our attention and what's happening in the present.

26 Feb 2018

What's The Craze About Praise?

Praise helps you feel good about yourself, and all of your hard work, especially in the workplace.

29 Dec 2017

Unmind in 2017

Find out what life at Unmind was like in 2017 and what's in store for 2018.

14 Dec 2017

Stress: Behaviour and Mindset

The role that our own behaviours and mindset play when it comes to our experience of stress.

A New Dawn for Preventative Mental Wellbeing

How we define mental health, and why adopting an aspirational approach is so important.

28 Oct 2017

Phantom Limbs and Virtual Reality

Technology is fast-moving read how virtual reality is being used for treating phantom limb syndrome.

23 Oct 2017

The Rise of AI within health care

Explore how technology has pushed the envelope of what is possible in health and mental wellbeing.

The Secret to Happiness

Do the secrets to happiness lie within genetics, circumstances or both? Find out what makes up happiness.

Our Top Tip for Greater Work Wellbeing

It's not easy to achieve a perfect working environment but with this one tip, you'll be well on your way.

2 Oct 2017

A Changing Landscape of Mental Health

The landscape of mental health at work is changing, find out more here.

29 Sep 2017

The Benefits of Mindfulness

Mindfulness is about noticing your thoughts and feelings, non-judgmentally and has lots of benefits.

27 Sep 2017

The Best Way to Cope With Stress

Knowing the role of stress in the development of mental health problems is important for our understanding of how to cope.