Hypertension

Hypertension

Hypertension is the medical term for High Blood Pressure. Usually when a person is advised about their blood pressure readings, they are given 2 numbers i.e. 140/90.  The first number (the systolic reading) is the amount of pressure in the heart when it contracts...
Is your kindness having a negative effect on your company?

Is your kindness having a negative effect on your company?

You may have not realised it, but your generous sick pay scheme may not be helping. An extensive and prolonged sick pay scheme may sound attractive to any prospective employee and you may think that it is helping staff retention, but actually it may be having the...
Dying Matters Blog

Dying Matters Blog

Talking About Dying Death is part of life, but it can be hard to talk about dying and grieving. The way we respond when people bring up the subject can make a huge difference. If we struggle to talk about death, it can make it harder to support a grieving friend or...
Relaxation Techniques

Relaxation Techniques

Relaxation Techniques A relaxation technique can be any method to make you feel relaxed and have a state of calmness. It can also reduce pain, stress, anger or anxiety. The NHS recommends the following 7 relaxation techniques: Try to remove yourself from situations to...