Airmic
Log in Join now Wellness
Airmic is committed to encouraging its members to improve their mental and physical health. These resources should allow you to work feeling refreshed and invigorated.

Wellness

Document Search


If you’re going back to the office over the next few weeks or months, it’s natural that you may be feeling anxious. Adapting to change can be difficult at any time, but particularly if you’ve been working from home for a long time. Everyone will have different concerns about returning to work based on their own experience of the last year. But here we’ll explain some of the reasons you might be feeling anxious after lockdown and share some things you can try to help you cope.


If we can help break down the social stigma around mental health, then more people who are suffering will feel able to speak out about it. At the Z Zurich Foundation, we are coming together to help people take control of their wellbeing.


Each day feels like Groundhog Day yet our emotional, mental and physical energy are rarely the same from one day to the next.

It's helpful to label how we're feeling and Adam Grant wrote in the NY Times that the phase we are in today is one of #languishing.

We are neither depressed nor flourishing.

What can we do?!


This 50 minute class is suitable for all bodies. The only thing you’ll need is a yoga mat. We start by focussing our on breath, and then we move through a mindful sequence, all designed to stretch parts of the body that tighten up sitting at your desk and leave you feeling refreshed and revitalised, ready to take on the day! https://www.jessie-eloise-yoga.com/


This short minute video discusses mindfulness and the benefits it brings. Mindfulness is the practice of purposely bringing one's attention in the present moment without judgment, a skill one develops through meditation or other training.


It’s important to take care of yourself and get the most from life. The Mental Health Foundation have 10 practical ways to look after your mental health. Making simple changes to how you live doesn’t need to cost a fortune or take up loads of time. Anyone can follow this advice. Why not start today?

1. Talk about your feelings

Talking about your feelings can help you stay in good mental health and deal with times when you feel troubled.


Here in the U.S., mental health conditions affect as many as one in five people - around 47 million of us. As devastating as COVID 19 has been, current case numbers are sitting at half that amount. The issue is that the pandemic's mental health effects may be far longer lasting than the disease itself. COVID 19 has also caused disruptions to our mental health indirectly. The measures are taken to slow the spread of the virus have affected our physical activity levels, eating behaviors, sleep patterns, and our relationship with addictive substances, including social media.


Is Mental Health important​ in the workplace?  Tom explores all things related to workplace mental health, including mental health in school workplaces,  in this insightful video. Tom helps employers figure out mental health at work. He reviews workplaces, trains managers and writes plans. 


Good mental health has a positive impact on business performance, enabling employees to be healthy, engaged and productive. With poor mental health costing employers up to £45bn each year in absenteeism, staff turnover and lost productivity1, it makes good business sense to invest in supporting the mental health of your workforce. 

Download the PDF to read in full.


Queen Alexandra College (QAC) is a national residential college and charity for young people aged 16-25 with disabilities. Their mission is to offer challenging learning opportunities to help young people realise their full potential, and to live and work as independently as possible.