Expert Tips Revealed: How to Boost Mental Health in LockdownPick the Brain

Many of us have our own hacks for managing mental health, but how do they fare in lockdown? In these unprecedented times, we’re all having to adapt to a new way of living, and with that, new ways of managing our wellbeing, too. In these trying times, and with social interaction being largely off limits, it’s important we give our brains that extra bit of love. While experts have been calling self-isolation ‘a mental health crisis waiting to happen’, there are some ways that we can strengthen our emotional regulation and cognitive abilities through simple daily practices. Specialist lawyers Bolt Burdon Kemp have released a Mental Health Training guide, with some top tips for boosting your brain health – all …

Music and Productivity: When to Press Play vs. When to Tune Out

Music has always been held in high regard because of its power to make us feel a wide range of emotions. Often, the most common reason we listen to music is to feel good, to put us in the right mood. We also listen to music to relieve stress and motivate us to become more productive at work. The role of music in the workplace has been studied numerous times, and a majority of the research points toward the same conclusion: listening to music can enhance work performance and boost productivity. However, there are a few things to keep in mind if you’re going to use music as a productivity tool. Let’s take a look at these and discuss when it would …