Workplace Wellbeing

Very few companies throughout Ireland have been unaffected by mental health, which is why we receive such wonderful support from a range of Ireland’s top corporations year on year. So join in and partner with ‘Walk in My Shoes’ to help us raise mental health awareness in the workplace. Simply invite your staff to start a conversation about mental health through a fun event such as a funky shoe day – a great alternative to Dress Down Fridays or host a coffee morning in your workplace.
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WIMS Podcast Series: Stress in the Work Place

On WIMS FM a few months ago, Tom Maher, Director of Services at St Patrick’s Mental Health Services, sat in with Dil Wickremasinghe and Tara Flynn for a chat about stress in the work place.

They discussed what stress is, how it affects us and what we can do to combat it. It’s a fun chat about a serious topic, so you should find it as enjoyable as it is interesting.

Burn Out – A real issue or a sham?

Do you often feel exhausted at work or feel so tired that you are unable to keep going at your job. Do you think it is possible that you may be experiencing “Burnt Out”? It’s not so ridiculous a suggestion as it might first seem. Many people in stressful forms of employment are at risk of this experience and it is important that this is recognised. There is much at stake for everyone in the work environment when it comes to “Burn Out”. 

Work Stress: regaining control of our mental wellbeing

Work is stressful and so what we do about that stress is important. Anxiety, depression, burnout and substance misuse may all arise directly or indirectly from stress in the work environment. At their most extreme work-related stress issues make up a significant...

Mental health survey reveals extent and effects of stigma.

Ahead of World Suicide Prevention Day, St Patrick’s Mental Health Services has revealed that Irish attitudes to mental health difficulties are still fraught with stigma and negativity. St Patrick’s Mental Health Services’ annual attitude survey, which questioned a...

Mental health needs and work – what are your rights?

I’m taking today and tomorrow to focus on my mental health. Hopefully I’ll be back next week refreshed and back to 100% So wrote Madalyn Parker, a web developer in America, in a work email to colleagues in June. Her email, and her boss’s positive response hailing her...

Holding on to the Holiday Feeling

Holidays are good for us. We all need rest. A vacation provides the kind of break a body cries out for. Why doesn’t the holiday feeling last longer?

Occupational Stress – what it is and how to deal with it

Today is World Day for Safety and Health at Work What do we mean by stress? There are many useful definitions that describe in detail what stress is and what occupational stress means. A scientific definition could be that stress is one’s reactions to life’s events:...

Corporate - Mental Health Awareness

#Mindyourselfie - Work Place

#MindYourSelfie is a series of mental health eBooks designed to give practical tips and advice in relation to mental health.

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Concienciación sobre la salud mental

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Sensibilisation à la santé mentale

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Consapevolezza sulla salute mentale

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Concienciación sobre la salud mental

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Sensibilisation à la santé mentale

italian

Consapevolezza sulla salute mentale

Walk In My Shoes Events

We look forward to working with you and raising mental health awareness in the workplace!

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