Wellness

October 18, 2022

Starting A Fitness Journey

Making It Work For Unmotivated People TAKEAWAYS Establish the right environment to help you stay consistent with a new lifestyle and routine. Start with basic exercises that embody common movement patterns and are not too challenging in terms of technique. Explore the type of activities that you enjoy, for example, […]
August 9, 2022

The Silent Pandemic – Insights from Difference Makers Discuss… Mental Health Matters

As Chartered Accountants, we can bring about change in the organisations we work for, shine a light on the issue both locally – and globally. Difference Makers Discuss is a series of webinars that offers a platform to have those discussions, and, in this episode, we focus on mental health matters.
July 14, 2022

Shining a light on mental health; the issues facing the accountancy profession

caba publishes whitepaper: Shining a light on mental health; the issues facing the accountancy profession. Released to coincide with Stress Awareness Month, this explores stress and burnout within the accountancy profession and features original research, analysis and advice.
July 1, 2022

A life of vitality

A life that is full of happiness, vibrancy, and vitality is something we all hope for and strive to achieve. But what does a life of vitality actually entail? Vitality is defined as the state of being strong and active, being full of life and energy. It is the exuberance […]
July 1, 2022

Overcoming Men’s Health Barriers

Maintaining and achieving good health is imperative for our physical and mental wellbeing. However, there are barriers that can get in the way of keeping our body and mind healthy, especially for men. Therefore, it is important to recognise what prevents or deters men from seeking help and support when it comes to their health.
May 12, 2022

Struggling to Switch off?

The Five Ways to Wellbeing was developed by the New Economics Foundation in 2008, where their project collated research from around the world on proven actions that can help us feel good. Wellbeing is a term that has gained popularity in recent years but in its simplest form it is a state of being comfortable, healthy, or happy. In a broader sense, it’s how satisfied you are with life, your sense of purpose, and how in control you feel.
May 12, 2022

Refocusing your efforts

During exam season, it can be a struggle to build and maintain momentum in the final weeks of preparation for the big exams. Stress levels can be at an all-time high and while some stress can help keep you motivated and focused, too much can be unhelpful. Here we look at tactics and strategies to help you focus your efforts and build study resilience in the weeks ahead.
May 12, 2022

Forging strong social connections

Strong social connections not only impact our mental health but our physical health too. In today’s world, we lead increasingly busy lives and often our relationships can sadly fall by the wayside. Feeling socially connected is more important than ever, especially after a long period where our social interactions are restricted, and our close circle reduced.
May 12, 2022

Coping with exam stress – watch our video to learn how

In our short video, ICAS Lecturer Eleanor Poole provides hints, tips, information and practical suggestions to help CA Students manage and overcome exam stress.
May 12, 2022

Aisha Sheikh-Anene on mental health

This Mental Health Awareness Week Indy chats to Chair of the Board of Trustees at the Mental Health Foundation Aisha Sheikh-Anene about reconnecting with nature, the importance of communicating and the effect the pandemic has had on mental wellbeing.