Wellbeing news November 2020
Our November round-up features a selection of the month’s most interesting wellbeing-related news, including reports that golf and video games could both be good for your wellbeing.
Remote education is increasing wellbeing for some students
A recent report found that students with previously low connectedness scores saw improvement in wellbeing and eased anxiety.
COVID-19 worries not only factor affecting remote workers’ wellbeing
A study by the University of Exeter Business School and University of Leicester Business School has found that along with coronavirus concerns, loneliness and having to juggle domestic responsibilities with work are also having an impact on the wellbeing of remote workers.
Golf fulfils a prescription for wellbeing
A recent neuroscience paper has concluded that ‘golf fulfils the perfect prescription for wellbeing and happiness’, particularly in a pandemic.
Five tips to look after you and your team’s wellbeing
Top positive psychology consultant Dr Jummy Okoya shares her five tried-and-tested techniques to look after your own and your team’s wellbeing day-to-day.
Lords probing how COVID-19 shift to digital is affecting wellbeing
The House of Lords’ COVID-19 committee has launched an inquiry into how the increased digitalisation of our work and personal lives caused by the pandemic is affecting our social and economic wellbeing.
Internet access and digital skills essential to health and wellbeing
Access to the internet and having digital skills are essential for people’s health and wellbeing, an NHS Digital-led programme has shown.
Why wellbeing needs to be a priority for financial advisers
An article in the Financial Reporter explores how wellbeing should be forefront of financial services’ thoughts, and what can be done to improve wellbeing in the industry.
Is gaming good for your wellbeing?
A non-peer reviewed paper has found that playing video games has a significant positive factor in people’s wellbeing.