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Life at Unmind: How we work now

It's official: We’re one of the most flexible companies in the world! Now we're sharing our hybrid ways of working with everyone.

30 Sep 2022

HR issue to Human Right – WHO launches landmark mental health guidelines

The WHO tells the world workplace mental health matters

From an ‘HR issue’ to a human right – the World Health Organisation is changing the world of work.

28 Sep 2022

Speakers for WMHD event: Kaleidoscope ‘22 announced!

An all-star lineup of wellbeing experts join Unmind ahead of World Mental Health day, as the HR community unites to ‘shape tomorrow, together’.

22 Sep 2022

5 minutes with... Kaleidoscope headliner, Bruce Daisley

Learn what the ex-VP of Twitter (turned podcaster, bestselling author and workplace culture leader) has to say about fortitude, fewer meetings, and the quiet power of crisps.

5 insights from last year’s Kaleidoscope

Before the workplace wellbeing community unites on 4-5 October to ‘shape tomorrow, together’, here’s your chance to learn the key lessons from 2021's Kaleidoscope Connect.

Unmind to support students’ mental wellbeing through UNiDAYS partnership

Unmind is stepping up to provide students with the support and tools to proactively manage, understand and nurture their mental wellbeing for free.

25 Aug 2022

Sleep-deprived staff and those with low mood could cost you thousands. Here’s how to help them

Want protection from presenteeism? For every employee using Unmind to support their mood or sleep, your organisation could unlock estimated annual savings of up to £5,049 a year.

Where are we now? A global snapshot of mental health at work

Culture change doesn’t just happen. That's why Unmind quizzed 1,200 knowledge workers around the world about mental health and wellbeing. Intrigued? You will be. And informed.

Sleep science: Part three – CBT, digital interventions and our Unmind Sleep Tools study

In this final blog we’ll introduce the ideas behind CBT for sleep, the different types of digital interventions, and introduce our Unmind Sleep Tools study. 

16 Jun 2022

Sleep science: Part two – Patterns, problems, and how to optimise sleep

In this part, we’ll look at how sleep patterns vary, common issues to look out for, and recommend some tips for optimising your sleep. 

16 Jun 2022

Sleep science: Part 1 – Why sleep matters, and how to measure it

Sleep is so important, we devote a third of our lives to it. This series delves into the science behind sleep, common issues, and how to get even better rest.

16 Jun 2022

Swing and a hit! Unmind and MLB team up to drive cultural change in baseball and beyond

Joining Orlando Magic and Wolves as an Unmind elite sport partner, Major League Baseball’s commitment to mental health is a literal game-changer. Here’s why.

How to stop the scroll: 8 insights about loneliness and connection

Missed our webinar: Stop the scroll? Get the 8 top takeaways and watch the on-demand session here.

26 May 2022

Champion Spotlight: Wolverhampton Wanderers – the club with a community that cares

As corks fly for their two-year Unmindiversary, discover how Wolverhampton Wanderers delivers on its wellbeing goals.

19 May 2022

Change starts here: How to create a culture that’s mentally healthy

Our latest handbook will show you how to create a company culture that's mentally healthy.

19 May 2022

free stop the scroll phone screensavers for mental health awareness month

Free Stop The Scroll Screensavers

Download FREE phone screensavers to stop the scroll – part of Unmind's Mental Health Awareness campaign.

18 May 2022

Measurement matters: Part 3 – How we developed and tested the Unmind Index

How do we know the Unmind Index works? This final blog unpacks how we developed the Index, and why you can trust it’s doing its job properly.

17 May 2022

Measurement matters: Part 2 – What’s so special about the Unmind Index?

In our last blog, we explored the need for the Unmind Index. This part will provide more detail, and how the Index can help you reflect on your MHWB over time.

17 May 2022

Measurement matters: Part 1 – Why we need to measure mental health and wellbeing scientifically

The Unmind Index is a unique feature on our platform. This series digs into the power of measurement, the thinking behind the Unmind Index, and why it works.

17 May 2022

The cost of living crisis at work: How organisations can protect employee mental health

Financial stress can gnaw into our lives and wreck our wellbeing. Employers can’t control soaring costs, but they can support staff mental health. Here's how.

3 May 2022

Everything you need to know about Unmind’s certified partnership with Virgin Pulse

Find out how our partnership with Virgin Pulse makes for a seamless buying and user experience, in a handy, rapid-fire Q&A.

25 Apr 2022

Are you burned out or just tired? Find out in 15 minutes

Jonathan Malesic, author of The End of Burnout, took 15 minutes to explain why he became an accidental burnout expert, and how you can support your staff.

22 Apr 2022

Feeling the heat? Read this to beat burnout

Our brand new handbook is here. Learn what you can do today to protect staff from burnout, and why a post-burnout future is possible.

22 Apr 2022

Unmind galvanizes cultural change with new mental health and wellbeing platform

Unmind’s brand new mental health and wellbeing solutions are designed to drive meaningful cultural change at work. Here’s how and why.

7 Apr 2022

Champion Spotlight: Laying the foundations for lasting change, with Legal & General

Cultural change, and smashing outdated stigma, isn’t quick or easy. But, when you combine knowledge with passion among colleagues, anything is possible.

1 Apr 2022

The Unmind guide for supporting refugees

Hosting a Ukrainian family is both kind and moral, but may come with various challenges – for you and your guests alike. Here’s what to be aware of.

5 ways to approach control in a crisis

Right now, there are countless things you are powerless to change. So let’s focus instead on the things you can do.

Meet Mong-Trang Sarrazin, Unmind's new CFO!

Get to know Mong-Trang Sarrazin, our new CFO – who joins our London HQ from Paris, helping to grow our mission across the world!

31 Mar 2022

15 things every leader needs to know about burnout

Missed the Unmind x Culture Amp webinar: Preventing burnout through cultural change? Don’t stress, here are 15(!) takeaways, plus another chance to watch.

Emergency mental health and crisis support in Ukraine

A list of free local resources to support the mental health and wellbeing of those affected by the war in Ukraine. From emergency contacts to confidential support - there is help available

Reflections on overcoming anorexia

"I struggled to comprehend the diagnosis I was given" – Vicki Pope dispels the myths around eating disorders as she shares her experience of overcoming anorexia.

22 Feb 2022

What’s shaping workplace mental health in 2022 – HR leaders have their say

Charles Alberts (Aon) and Dr James Mackie (BP) share big ideas for mental health in the workplace – and how to support it – in 2022.

Champion Spotlight: Newsletters and nattering to normalise mental health, with Yorkshire Building Society

Discover how one mental health first aider shifts the story around mental health by sharing personal tales.

1 Feb 2022

ISO 45003: Part III – A new approach to (mental) health and safety, in 5 powerful steps

The pandemic, plus new ISO guidelines, is sparking a global rethink of employee wellbeing. Want to deliver lasting change at your organisation? Read on.

ISO 45003: Part II – Who drives psychological safety at Unmind?

Two Unminders explain what employee wellbeing means to them, what this looks like at Unmind, and why it should matter at every organisation.

Rethinking Blue Monday: Mind your mood all year round

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

14 Jan 2022

ISO 45003: Part I – What it means for workplace mental health, your staff, and you

An employer’s guide to the history-making standard, how this will drive cultural change, and why it’s sparking a major shake-up of how we understand health and safety.

Champion Spotlight: A personal, proactive approach that gets powerful results, with Peabody

Find out how a housing association’s wellbeing champion uses the Unmind Index, and her own experience, to make mental health conversations the norm.

6 Jan 2022

5 tips for a mentally healthy holiday season

Our Psychology team shares a short guide on supporting your mental health over the the holiday season.

The first rule of Unmind Club? Everyone must talk about Unmind Club

Discover how Peabody boosted employee wellbeing and engagement in its novel workplace mental health scheme: treating our digital platform like a good book.

9 Dec 2021

Employee experience and mental health: Part 3 – Moving on, moving out, moving over

In this last extract, we look at ‘the great resignation’, the importance of A+ offboarding, and why this holds a mirror to your culture and leadership.

Employee experience and mental health: Part 2 – Growing and evolving

Discover what hybrid work means for your people, the importance of robust resilience, plus why inclusion and wellbeing schemes are needed more than ever.

Employee experience and mental health: Part 1 – Finding and joining

The world of work has changed forever. And so have its workers. Our new handbook will equip you for what's next. To start, here's a series of snippets.

Toasting togetherness: Takeaways from the first ‘Wine, Dine & Unmind’

Our first Wine, Dine & Unmind event took place in Sydney. The Unmind team gathered with like-minded Safety and Wellbeing leaders from the ANZ region.

2 Dec 2021

Mental health training: How to lay the foundations for cultural change

Discover why Nationwide harnessed Mental Health Foundations Training to upskill its staff, and how you can do the same.

Showcasing Client Success: How our in-house trailblazers boost your business's mental health

Our new handbook explores how Unmind's Client Success department delivers 'non-stop success', as well as lasting culture change.

Champion Spotlight: Tea, talks and moments of sunshine with Centrica

Next up in our ‘Champion Spotlight’ series, learn how a British energy giant uses ‘moments of sunshine’ to fuel employee wellbeing.

17 Nov 2021

Parenting and mental health: Part 2 – How relationships change, and the power of self-care

In part two of this series, you’ll learn about the selflessness of self-care, how being a parent rewires relationships, and why to shift your thinking.

5 Nov 2021

Parenting and mental health: Part 1 – What no-one tells you about fatherhood

Two dads, joined by an expert, talk through the rarely-discussed reality of parenthood, and how this can impact your mental wellbeing.

5 Nov 2021

MAD World Summit 2021: 6 things we learned

The MAD World Summit aims to turn mental health talk into lasting change. This year, Unmind was there – to speak, and listen – here’s what we learned.

The new employee experience: How to help your people thrive in life and work

Our new interactive handbook explores how Covid-19 changed employee experience, what it means for mental health, and how to empower staff at work and home.

'Reassessing Happiness' with Fearne Cotton: 3 key reflections

How can we navigate towards compassion, rather than division, in the post-pandemic world? Steve Peralta reflects on his conversation with Fearne Cotton, ‘Reassessing Happiness’.

27 Oct 2021

10 takeaways from Kaleidoscope Connect 2021

Kaleidoscope Connect 2021 welcomed thousands of people from around the world to unite behind the goal of building more mentally healthy workplaces. Here are our top 10 takeaways from the event. 

10 activities to celebrate World Mental Health Day 2021 in your workplace

World Mental Health Day 2021 is on 10th October. Here are 10 ways organisations can celebrate the day and start a conversation on mental health at work.

6 Oct 2021

5 minutes with... clinical and ACT psychologist, Dr Patti Robinson

Clinical and ACT psychologist Dr Patti Robinson shares her experience with mental health, lessons on curiosity and the importance of habits.

Champion spotlight: Vlogs, dogs and mental health with John Lewis Partnership

In the latest part of our champion spotlight series, discover how John Lewis Partnership uses its historic wellbeing programme – and one adorable pet dog – to celebrate mental health at work

1 Oct 2021

Research at Unmind: Part 3 – Ethics, responsibility and trust

This third and final part of this series illustrates some of the best practices we apply to make sure we’re conducting research in a way that’s ethical, responsible and trustworthy.

23 Sep 2021

Research at Unmind: Part 2 – Our research roadmap

In part two of this series, we share the thinking behind our research roadmap and show you some of our research plans for 2021.

23 Sep 2021

Research at Unmind: Part 1 – Our mission and the importance of efficacy

From day one, science has been at the heart of what we do at Unmind. This series will walk you through how we approach the research that gives our platform its evidence base.

23 Sep 2021

How MUFG Investor Services invested in people to maximise productivity

As part of one of the world’s biggest banks, MUFG Investor Services wanted to push a bold mental health agenda. But faced with financial services’ evolving culture, and staff split across several continents, could it make the message stick?

The ultimate hybrid working how-to guide

Want to roll out hybrid working? Eager to learn the pros and pitfalls? This step-by-step guide contains everything you need to know.

What are ‘wellbeing champions’, and why are they so important?

In the first edition of our new ‘Champion Spotlight’ series, we explore the true power of championing mental health at work, and what this looks like at BAE Systems. 

29 Jul 2021

5 minutes with... MPowder founder, Rebekah Brown

We take 5 minutes with Rebekah Brown, founder of MPowder, an expert-developed whole food supplement range, and community.

Helping NHS heroes: 4 Unmind stories from the frontline

Unmind offered every NHS employee free access to our platform – to support their mental wellbeing during the pandemic. We spoke with four workers about are their experiences.

Watch: How Virgin Media employees are using Unmind, in their own words

We spoke to Virgin Media staff about their experience of our whole-person, digital mental health platform. What they said was truly illuminating, and warrants both your eyes and time

Matters of Pride: behind the scenes at Unmind HQ

How we spent a month celebrating the LGBTQIA+ community, and why we’re determined to flaunt our flaws

The hybrid model of working: what it means for your business, and why it matters to your staff’s mental health

Our latest handbook dives deep into the hybrid working model – and what it means to employee mental health. Get your free copy today.

Watch: 15 minutes with Chelsea Pottenger, Founder and Director, EQ Minds

Chelsea Pottenger, founder & director of EQ Minds, is on a mission to get businesses to prioritise employee mental health. We took 15 minutes to talk about it.

20 Jun 2021

How TSB transformed its wellbeing approach from reactive to proactive, in 3 steps

Here's how TSB's three-pronged approach to proactive mental health support, in partnership with Unmind, empowers staff to better understand their wellbeing

How mental ill-health risks workplace safety (and how to protect your staff)

Our latest handbook explores why mental ill-health risks physical safety, and how to protect your staff. Get your free copy today.

Watch: How to use technology to promote employee wellbeing

From healthcare to holidays, technology has reimagined almost every aspect of our lives. But how can employers use it to build happier, healthier, more productive workforces?

2 Jun 2021

5 minutes with... New Zealand National Rugby Union team captain Sam Cane

We take 5 minutes with the captain of New Zealand National Rugby Union team about developing mental muscle to achieve astounding feats.

BSG CEO discusses the 'virtuous circle’ of proactive mental health support

Jurie Schoeman, CEO of BSG, explains the ‘virtuous circle’ of proactive support, and how Unmind helped power staff engagement throughout the Covid pandemic

Announcing our Series B funding

We’ve closed a $47 million Series B round of funding to improve the mental health of organisations around the world.

Watch: How to promote employee wellbeing in the new working world

Watch five HR and business leaders discuss how to bring positive change to the workplace at the recent Wellbeing @ Work Asia Summit.

10 May 2021

5 minutes with... resilience and diversity speaker and trainer Winston Clements

We take 5 minutes with resilience and diversity speaker Winston Clements to learn about his journey and the importance of harnessing a positive mindset. 

Lessons on how to socialise again

Unmind Senior Client Success Manager Ashley Carter offers tips on minimising an anxious transition for managers, leaders and just about everyone.

12 Apr 2021

Infographic: The state of workplace resilience

We partnered with WELCOA to examine the state of workplace resilience and explore how employers can future-proof their organizations for what could be a mental health pandemic. 

Watch: HR leaders discuss their pivotal role in nurturing employee mental health

Unmind's CEO and Co-Founder Dr Nick Taylor moderates a panel discussion as part of the National HR Directors Summit in Australia - 'The CHRO’s role in mental health and employee wellbeing strategies'.

5 Apr 2021

5 minutes with... author, broadcaster and public speaker Josh Roberts

Author, broadcaster and public speaker Josh Roberts takes the Unmind hotseat to talk about his background, generalised anxiety disorder, and the joys of reading and exercising.

Introducing: Sleep Tales

Explore distant lands from the comfort of your own bed and drift off to sleep with our new category of Tools: Sleep Tales.

Tune into sleep

Friday 19 March marks World Sleep Day, an annual celebration of sleep. At Unmind, we're devoting the whole week to investigating the topic. Here's what to look out for.

15 Mar 2021

Launching Unmind #4: Keeping the conversation alive at Nationwide

Part 4 explores how Nationwide used storytelling and live events to keep the topic of mental health front of mind and boost platform engagement.

10 Mar 2021

Launching Unmind #3: How Entain framed the benefits of a healthy mind

In part 3, we look at how Entain (formerly GVC Holdings) used internal comms and content to frame the benefits of nurturing mental health.

25 Feb 2021

4 reasons why compassion is key to your mental wellbeing

In this post, we explore the findings of our latest webinar with Michaela Thomas, and understand how kindness can have an impact on our mental wellbeing.

25 Feb 2021

5 minutes with... fashionpreneur and mental health campaigner George Hodgson

Fashionpreneur and mental health campaigner George Hodgson takes the Unmind hotseat to talk about his story, his favourite books and his self-care routine.

23 Feb 2021

Launching Unmind #2: How M&S planned for success

Part 2 of our series looks at how M&S bolstered their mental and financial wellbeing strategy following a month-long launch campaign.

18 Feb 2021

Launching Unmind #1: Virgin Media's compelling comms strategy

This series explores the ways clients have rolled out the Unmind platform to promote mental health at work. Part 1 looks at Virgin Media's creative comms.

12 Feb 2021

Children's Mental Health Week - parenting and childhood picture

Parenthood, children, and mental health: four experiences

As Children's Mental Health Week draws to a close, we talk to four Unmind parents, who share their perspectives on parenthood, children, and mental health.

5 Feb 2021

An image depicting children's drawings about their mental health

How to talk to your children about mental health

With 1st to 7th February marking Children’s Mental Health Week, we talk to Dr Mark Johnson about on how we can talk to children about mental health.

2 Feb 2021

Redefining resilience: Why we need to take a whole-person, whole-organisation approach

Why are leaders rallying around resilience? What’s wrong with our understanding of it? How can employers take steps to support wellbeing at work?

Creating healthy habits that last - a handbook by Unmind

Five steps you need to follow to build healthy habits that last

In our newest guide developed with Dr Heather McKee, we outline the five steps to follow when you want to start a new healthy habit.

28 Jan 2021

5 daily habits that help boost your mental wellbeing

5 daily habits that help boost your mental wellbeing

Habits make up around 40% of our daily routine. When it comes to our mental health, a single change can make a huge impact. Here are five habits to try.

19 Jan 2021

5 minutes with... former child soldier and life performance coach Emmanuel Jal

Former child soldier and Unmind collaborator Emmanuel Jal tells us about his experiences of trauma, mental health, and meditation in this quick-fire Q&A.

14 Jan 2021

Nurturing mental health for the next generation of employees

In this guest post, Alex Blake of PMA - Obviously, explains why nurturing the mental health of younger employees joining the workforce is so important.

7 Jan 2021

Mental Wellbeing Calendar 2021

Get inspiration and plan your activities for the year ahead with this 2021 mental wellbeing calendar.

3 HR leaders give tips for long-term remote working

Looking to embed long-term remote working habits that are conducive to wellbeing and productivity? We asked HR experts for ideas. 

7 ways we're planning to Unmind this holiday season

As a challenging year draws to a close, we ask our team members to share how they will be nurturing their own mental health during the holidays.

23 Dec 2020

How Nationwide are driving cultural change around mental health

Nationwide Building Society redoubled its efforts this year to support the mental health of its employees across the country. Here's what they did.

5 minutes with... mindfulness expert Choden

A former lawyer-turned-Buddhist monk, Choden sits down with us for a chat and shares his philosophy on cultivating positive mental health.

18 Dec 2020

What it feels like to experience trauma

What it feels like to experience trauma

Olivia grew up in a household that was constantly in conflict. Here, she shares her experiences of her childhood, trauma, diagnosis, and learning to cope.

16 Dec 2020

Digital mental health training: Why it works, and how to implement it successfully at your organisation

We take a look at the benefits behind digital mental health training, how it works, and how you can implement it successfully in your organisation.

3 Dec 2020

How to make self-care a priority when caring for others

In today's world, it's not always easy to prioritise self-care – especially when caring for others. In this post, we outline how and why to do it.

1 Dec 2020

5 things you might not know about burnout

Burnout is impacting more people than ever – especially during the Covid-19 pandemic. We talk to Culture Amp’s Charlotte Mosley to find out more.

30 Nov 2020

Why team Oardacity is rowing the Atlantic for mental health

Why four men are taking on the ultimate challenge to support mental health

Four men, one boat, and the Atlantic Ocean. Find out why team Oardacity are manning the oars for mental health a 3000-mile epic voyage.

25 Nov 2020

Four stories of cancer, health, and mental health, part four: Justin

Four stories of cancer, health, and mental health - part four: Justin

In our final Movember post, testicular cancer survivor Justin Birckbichler tells us how life after cancer brought some surprising mental health challenges.

23 Nov 2020

Easing Loneliness with psychologist Dr Guy Winch

In this post, Dr Guy Winch explains his personal approach to mental wellbeing with the launch of his new series 'Easing Loneliness' on the Unmind platform.

18 Nov 2020

5 reflections on our conversation with Dr Fabienne Palmer and Winston Clements

We recap our recent webinar featuring Dr Fabienne Palmer and Winston Clements on empathy, and why it's important for a mentally healthy workplace.

17 Nov 2020

An image depicting an interview with Kevin Hiney, testicular cancer survivor.

Four stories of cancer, health, and mental health - part three: Kevin

In the third post of our Movember series, we talk to Kevin on how his cancer diagnosis changed his outlook on health and mental health.

16 Nov 2020

How Simply Business cultivated a culture of wellbeing through Covid

Kelly discusses how Simply Business is bolstering its wellbeing strategy to support its people through Covid – and beyond. 

How we're supporting Movember at Unmind

It's Movember - and it's time for our team to grow some facial hair in support of men's mental and physical health. Here's how we're marking the month.

10 Nov 2020

An image depicting cancer survivor Robert Guthrie and his mum Elaine in an interview with Unmind.

Four stories of cancer, health, and mental health - part two: Robert and Elaine

In the second post of our Movember series, we talk to testicular cancer survivor Robert and his mum Elaine on the power of a positive mindset.

9 Nov 2020

Introducing: Plus One

We’ve just launched Plus One to let users give friends and family free access to Unmind.

An image depicting Matt Ode, who is sharing his experiences of surviving testicular cancer.

Four stories of cancer, health, and mental health - part one: Matt

As part of Movember, we speak to four cancer survivors on their health and mental health journeys. In part one, Matt Ode shares his journey.

2 Nov 2020

The new vision for supporting employee mental health

Our new handbook, The New Vision for Supporting Employee Mental Health, outlines the four key pillars that support mental health at work today.

Race, racism and mental health – part 3: The future of racial equality and mental health

In the final part of this series, Dr Heather Bolton and Dr Fabienne Palmer talk about the future of racial equality and mental health.

2021: The year of digital mental health training?

Business and HR leaders are turning towards digital mental health training to future-proof the wellbeing of their organisations. But what's driving this trend? 

Race, racism and mental health - part 2: Bias and prejudice in access to care

Our second post in this series sees Dr Heather Bolton and clinical psychologist Dr Fabienne Palmer examining the barriers to access in mental health care.

Introducing: Mental Health Foundations Training

We’ve just launched Mental Health Foundations Training to offer practical, accessible and digestible support to entire organisations.

A Tale of Two Cities: 5 things we learned at MADWorld London and New York

This year's MADWorld summits highlighted that supporting employee wellbeing at work is a must-have, not a nice-to-have. Here are our five key takeaways.

22 Oct 2020

5 things we learned in conversation with Origin Energy’s Deirdre Lewis

Our CEO and co-founder Nick Taylor talks to Origin Energy's Deirdre Lewis, who shares her top five learnings of leading through the Covid-19 pandemic.

21 Oct 2020

Race, racism and mental health - part 1: Interpersonal versus institutional racism

The first post in this 3-part series explores interpersonal vs institutional racism, and why we need to challenge assumptions to build a more equal society.

5 things you might not know about the menopause

18th October is World Menopause Day. We take a look at 5 things you might not know about the menopause – and why it's so important to shatter the stigma.

16 Oct 2020

What's it really like to live with OCD?

More than most mental health conditions, OCD is widely misunderstood and misconstrued. Richard Taylor explains what life is really like for those with OCD.

What Black History Month can teach us about mental health

Each October, the UK celebrates Black History Month. In this post, we explore how race, racism and mental health intersect among Black people living in the UK.

14 Oct 2020

5 reflections on our #WorldMentalHealthDay conversation with Ruby Wax

We caught up with writer, actor and mental health campaigner, Ruby Wax, to explore the WMHD 2020 theme, ‘Mental health for all’. Here are our highlights.

Watch: We asked our community what mental health means to them

In the spirit of this year's World Mental Health Day theme – 'Mental health for all' – we asked friends of Unmind what mental health means to them.

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.

7 HR leaders share their predictions on the future of mental health at work

Never before have we been in a position to define a new normal – and it doesn't have to be exactly like the old one. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.