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Posts by Jane McNeice

Autism: A Journey to being Whole, by Laura

Posted by on 5 May, 2021 in Mental Health |

Autism: A Journey to being Whole, by Laura

When I look back over the challenges I’ve faced throughout my life, I quickly realise that lots of these were heightened due to not growing up in an ‘Autism-ready’ world and that many could have been managed much better, had the signs been identified and appropriate support been offered. Prior to recognising and learning many signs of Autism, my family and I never had the answers as to why I was always “rude” as a child (I would repeatedly call “Mum, Mum, Mum”, whilst my mum would be speaking...

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Moodbeam: Communicating Feelings

Posted by on 15 Apr, 2021 in Mental Health |

Moodbeam: Communicating Feelings

At Mind Matters we are always keen to explore new products that assist people to better manage their own and others mental health and wellbeing, so it was with great pleasure that we were linked up with Christina and the team at Moodbeam and introduced to the Moodbeam One. With access to a small number of Moodbeam One devices, our team were able to try out the technology and understand the potential individual benefit at the same time as thinking about how Moodbeam may be able to benefit our...

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‘It’s OK’ Employer Pledge #ItsOKFurloughRTW

Posted by on 22 Feb, 2021 in Mental Health |

‘It’s OK’ Employer Pledge #ItsOKFurloughRTW

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Return to Work Employer “It’s OK” Pledge, by Jane McNeice

Posted by on 9 Feb, 2021 in Mental Health |

Return to Work Employer “It’s OK” Pledge, by Jane McNeice

When any employee is returning to work after a period of absence, we have things as employers that we may need to do to ease them back into new or changed systems, practices, procedures, and relationships. These help the returner to work to feel included, up-to-date with what is happening, valued, and illustrate that we care about their wellbeing. Coming back to work without any planning can cause lots of unnecessary stress on employees and prevents employers gaining the best from their...

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Burn-out: high risk, high consequence, by Jane McNeice

Posted by on 2 Feb, 2021 in Mental Health |

Burn-out: high risk, high consequence, by Jane McNeice

In a global pandemic when professionals in many industries are pushed to the brink of their resources, it’s essential to recognise that no one is immune from burning-out and that the consequences of ignoring the signs of burn-out can be fatal. No matter how much a person is needed in their job, what we do not want to achieve is the saving or supporting one life at the cost of another. The well documented Japanese phenomenon of ‘Karoshi’ translates as “overwork...

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