Mental health costs businesses money, big money

You don't need a degree in rocket science to work out that both physical and mental health problems costs businesses globally billions in lost productivity. One issue is that when a worker is suffering from stress, anxiety, depression, there's no easy cure. It's a long old haul and where absence becomes akin to permanent, additional [...]

By |2018-08-26T15:49:58+00:00August 26th, 2018|The Tribe|1 Comment

I’m out, over and out, better and well, so goodbye …

Mental illness is not a sticky plaster job. It's not an overnight recovery. Depression and anxiety last months and years, but I feel that I'm now out of the woods, the tunnel, the mental illness that plagued me from 2013 to 2016, with alcohol dependency, irrational behaviour, fight and flight, suicidal ideation, the whole shebang. [...]

By |2018-08-21T21:39:33+00:00August 18th, 2018|Real Stories Feature, The Tribe|0 Comments

Richard ‘The Wiz’ Wilkins – live, raw and unscripted 

Recharge Day Saturday 27th October 2018 Hilton Hotel Northampton A few years back when I was looking for answers to my own emotional struggles a friend took me to a Richard Wilkins recharge day, held at the Hilton Hotel Northampton. To say I was sceptical would be an under-statement but within 5 minutes of listening [...]

By |2018-08-14T10:46:45+00:00August 14th, 2018|Real Stories, Real Stories Feature|0 Comments

Amazon – stop treating your staff like shit.

Stress kills. You and I know that. I often wonder when I pass a workplace, like schools that I've documented so long about, whether something radical needs to be done about stress at work. When you watch those old films and even ones in the 80s and 90s where everyone is blithely smoking, it feels [...]

By |2018-08-01T21:57:05+00:00August 1st, 2018|Post of the Month, The Tribe|0 Comments