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Three key ingredients of an effective mental health app

The digital mental health space found its footing far before the COVID-19 pandemic, as the rise in mental health issues called for alternative treatment services. As we’re all aware, the health system and its services are being stretched to their limits. There is growing research that suggests the COVID-19 [...]

2023-01-31T15:08:13+13:00January 31st, 2023|

Money and the mind: How better financial wellbeing can boost business

With talk of a looming recession and interest rate hikes, money worries are at an all-time high for many Kiwis. It’s time to think about how you can support your employees to weather the storm, and stop financial stress hindering productivity at work.   Financial wellbeing and mental health [...]

2023-01-27T14:34:13+13:00January 26th, 2023|

Men’s mental health: Q&A with Umbrella CEO Dougal Sutherland

Mental health is a topic that many men find difficult to talk about. We often struggle to find words to support others going through a rough time, especially at work. Last year, we did a webinar on men’s mental health and collected questions from the audience. Our CEO and [...]

2023-01-19T11:05:47+13:00January 19th, 2023|

How to say “No” skilfully and respectfully

Picture this: John’s colleague copies him into an email thread volunteering him to take on a new project, without checking with him first. John knows he’s already struggling to meet his existing deadlines. When John shares his concern in-person with the colleague, they are quick to brush him aside [...]

2022-11-21T17:03:59+13:00November 21st, 2022|