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Looking after your mental health: Cost of living overload

May 2022

Recently we’ve been bombarded by multi-media reports about the effect on British households’ finances from the impact of inflation, the invasion of Ukraine, the knock-on effects of the pandemic and logistical hurdles created by Brexit.

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Mental health awareness week

Mental Health Awareness Week 2022: Tackling loneliness

May 2022

This year’s theme is 'Loneliness'. Loneliness is affecting more and more of us and had a huge impact on our physical and mental health throughout the pandemic.

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Introducing your Midlife MOT

February 2022

Your midlife can be an exciting time. As someone in your 40s or 50s, you've hopefully been around for long enough to work out exactly who you are and what you want to get out of life. And you're still young and energetic enough to head out and make it happen.

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Gender retirement savings gap

December 2021

You may be aware of the research that has recently been undertaken by Legal & General that highlights women have significantly smaller retirement savings pots than men. This is down to several factors that range from having children, through to moving to part time work to help care for a friend or family member. These smaller savings pots are influencing the choices women are making at retirement.

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What in the world is COP26?

October 2021

If you haven’t heard the term, or seen it in the press already, then it’s highly likely you’ll hear the phase ‘COP26’ more and more throughout October 2021.

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Celebrating World Wellbeing Week

July 2021

At Legal & General, the Workplace Financial Wellbeing team, along with guest speakers, ran an engaging and interactive webinar looking at the four pillars of wellbeing, and gave useful hints and tips to help us all look after ourselves and ensure we’re best equipped to move forward no matter what life throws at us. Here's the recording of the webinar for your viewing.

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Emerging From Lockdown

May 2021

With the UK COVID vaccination programme in full swing and over 30 million people now vaccinated, thoughts are turning to relaxation of rules, going to social events, holidays and seeing friends and family again.

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Getting Mentally Fit

March 2021

If you're thinking about how to improve your mental wellbeing but you’re not sure where to start, we've put together a guide to getting yourself mentally fit.

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Setting realistic goals for the year ahead

January 2021

The new year is typically a time when many of us get started on our new year’s resolutions and make plans for the year ahead. Psychologists tell us that looking positively towards the future is a human need to keep us from depression, so it stands to reason that making plans and goals, particularly in this year of uncertainty, is a good way to keep ourselves in good mental health. Here are a few tips for making plans that really stick

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How gambling your way out of a tight spot isn't the solution

October 2020

There is help to support people with a range of issues arising from gambling. If you or someone you know is struggling to cope with this issue (signs can include mood disorders, blaming others or being secretive), detailed here are some suggestions that might help prevent a downward spiral.

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