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Mental Health Awareness Week – Free Workshops!

The Mental Health Foundation hosted its annual Mental Health Awareness Week last week. The theme for 2019 was ‘body image: how we think and feel about our bodies’. We have organised some workshops to help us try and conquer negative or unwanted thoughts about our bodies, including a mindfulness session to help let go of
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In conversation with Gymshark

When Gymshark, one of the UK’s fastest growing companies approached IM Properties about relocating from Redditch to a new 42,000 sq ft headquarters (GSHQ) at Blythe Valley Park (BVP), there was an air of excitement about what they proposed. Ben Francis, the 26-year old founder, announced on social media that he wasn’t going to create
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Walking Meetings – Download Walking Routes here!

As part of our Wellness At Work campaign, we looked into the benefits of walking meetings back in 2017. We provided you with 6 walking routes around Blythe Valley Park – three 30 minute walks and three 1 hour walks, to encourage you to take your meetings outside! We have recently updated those walking routes,
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April Offer at Virgin’s Health and Beauty Spa

Virgin Active’s Health and Beauty Spa are offering all Blythe Valley Park employees some special offers this April! During the month of April, BVP employees can take advantage of 25% off all treatments, and discounted spa days – click read more to find out exactly what’s on offer and how you can book… April Offers:
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Wellness Workshops at BVP – Sign up here!

As part of our Wellness at Work scheme at Blythe Valley Park, we are hosting some more Wellness workshops week commencing 25th March and the following week commencing 1st April. We are hoping these workshops will help you ‘de-stress’ during your working day… Click read more to find out how to sign up – but
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Practising Mindfulness Free Workshops

Roz Kings, from ‘Present Mind’, is returning to Blythe Valley Park host a series of 5 free to attend mindfulness sessions. Roz will lead you through different mindfulness techniques in her sessions with the aim to make you feel more focused and relaxed. Mindfulness is a simple form of meditation used to bring one’s awareness
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Circadian Rhythm and office fit out

We all have a 24-hour internal clock that runs in the background of our brains that controls our ‘sleep/wake cycle’ – this cycle switches between sleepiness and alertness throughout the day and night. Studies have shown that, for most adults, the biggest dips in energy happen between 2am and 4am, and again from 1pm to
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Mental Health Awareness Week – Free Workshops!

The Mental Health Foundation is once again hosting its annual Mental Health Awareness Week from 14th – 20th May. The theme for 2018 will be ‘stress: are we coping?’. We will be looking at how we can help our occupiers step away from work and find time to ‘de-stress’ within their working day through a
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Feel Good Foliage – what is horticultural therapy?

Fancy exploring Blythe Valley’s 122-acre country park? Our Wellness at Work piece is focused around ‘Horticultural Therapy’ – this type of therapy uses gardening and being outdoors to help improve people’s health and wellbeing. Click on the downloadable pdf document to the right to read our article… We have lots of footpaths, benches and wildlife
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Hygge…find the joy in everyday :)

At Blythe Valley Park, we’ve been focusing on ‘Wellness at Work’ throughout the year. We know that some people can struggle throughout the winter months, due to the cold weather and shorter days – so we wanted to introduce you to the concept of Hygge to make those winter months more cosy and enjoyable. Click
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