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Running a business can be stressful and it can take a toll on your mental health. At times, you may need help from professionals to work through concerns you have.

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Work life balance

Work life balance

Achieving a work-life balance is important for your business and your family life. There is advice and support out there to help you look after yourself, maintain a healthy work-life balance and manage fatigue.

Sickness, injury and other life events that require extended time off work can happen. Planning for the unexpected is a proactive way to protect you and your business.

TIPS FOR PLANNING FOR TIME OFF

Sometimes the demands of running a small business can leave little time or energy for other parts of your life. Striking a healthy work-life balance, where you adjust your daily activities to achieve a sense of balance between your work and personal life, can reduce stress levels and increase job satisfaction. Check out these tips to help you find the right balance in your life.

HOW TO FIND THE RIGHT BALANCE

When running your own business, it’s easy to find yourself working long hours or burning the candle at both ends.

TIPS FOR MANAGING FATIGUE

Work can make us feel good about ourselves and give us a sense of purpose; it’s an important way to help us to protect and improve our mental health and wellbeing. However, sometimes work and life stress can negatively affect our mental health and our ability to do our jobs. 

WHAT IS WORKPLACE STRESS AND HOW CAN YOU MANAGE IT?

UNDERSTAND STRESS AND PRIORITISE YOUR WELLBEING

Learning from others' experience can be a useful way of developing tools to help you with your wellbeing and your business on the go. Heads Up showcases a series of small business case studies that focus on practical advice and experience of small business challenges.

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