Mental Health and Wellbeing

Never has there been a more critical time to focus on our mental and physical wellbeing and we’re very lucky that here in BakerStreetQ we have many businesses that want to help us do just that. We’ve gathered the following top tips and online resources for you to use and share with your colleagues. 

*All of our local businesses featured on this page have a yellow star next to their name*

We are working to keep the Quarter’s community connected so please do get in touch if you are a local business and would like to get involved with our online programme, or if you would just like a chat. 

  • Working from Home Tips

    Working from Home Tips

    West1 Physio *We teamed up with leading local physiotherapist, West1 Physio, for tips on how to stay fit when you’re working at home and how to set up your work space .

    Available online

    Knight FrankThere is still time to respond to Knight Frank’s survey into working from home practices, the results from which feed into their work offering strategic help to office occupiers and landlords. The aim is to understand how people feel working from home is affecting them, their ability to get their work done, their sense of connection to others as well as the more practical aspects of uprooting the workplace to your home space. Please follow this link to complete the survey.

    Mental Health Foundation – Whether you’re back at the workplace or working from home, the Mental Health Foundation has put together helpful advice on how to look after your mental health during this period of uncertainty.

    Available online

    The Stylist – A great blog covering a range of topics including improving communication with colleagues, avoiding imposter syndrome and how to declutter your workspace.

    Available: online

  • Fitness Classes from Our Local Businesses

    Fitness Classes from Our Local Businesses

    Take a break from your desk and get your body moving using the online resources available via these BakerStreetQ gyms and fitness centres.

    BXR London * – A series of home workouts with a focus on legs, upper body, abs and mobility, are available to view on their BXR London Instagram page.

    DW Fitness First * – Choose from a selection of bootcamps, aerobics, cardio or vinyasa flow sessions, all available to watch on the DW Fitness First Instagram grid

    KOBOX* – Strength, cardio and core workouts with brilliant personal trainers, available on the KOBOX Instagram grid

  • Online Training

    Online Training

    Top up your skills online with the following courses:

    ACT Awareness e-Learning Guidance

    The insight gained from this interactive ACT Awareness e-Learning course will benefit all employees, and would ideally be used as part of a new employee staff induction. Starting with an introduction to terrorism, the course then covers guidance to help employees identify and respond to security vulnerabilities, suspicious behaviour, bomb threats and weapons attack. You can register and view the FAQs here.

    Free 12 Week Course: Improving Workplace Cyber Security

    We are working with the Police Security Digital Centre (PDSC) in collaboration with the Metropolitan Police to deliver a free 12-week course supporting your business to enhance it’s cyber security. Addressing this issue during the current situation would be beneficial to any company as so many of us are working from home.

    We will post new resources every week, find the course here

  • Food and Drink

    Food and Drink

    The Grazing Goat * The team at the Grazing Goat were kind enough to share some of their favourite recipes, tips on how to preserve food (and yourself!) and teaching you some cocktail skills to show off with.

    Available online

    Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill *Enjoy the creative cocktail recipes from the team behind the award-winning The Churchill Bar & Terrace 

    Available online The Churchill Bar and Terrace  @thechurchillbar 

    And once you’ve mastered the cocktails, why not try your hand at an easy-to-follow recipe from The Montagu Kitchen’s Executive Head Chef, Roger Olsson. You can also send in your recipe requests from the menu.

    When: available online now The Montagu Kitchen

    Carousel *– From tasty food and delicious drink to resources, tips and tricks, Carousel have gathered a few of their favourites ideas for you to browse.

    Available online

  • Culture

    Culture

    The Wallace Collection * – Enjoy their weekly themed blog which is packed with activities you can enjoy from home and take a look at their cracking social media for fun snippets of information.

    When: Daily stories and posts on Instagram @wallacemuseum

    The Royal Parks – Regent’s Park – Are bringing a little bit of their parks to you. Visit their website for resources to enjoy indoors, storytelling and more.

    When: Available now online