S1E8 Protect your wellbeing as a small business manager

Start Your Own Business podcast - series 1 episode 8

Starting a business can be an exciting time and there are hundreds of things you will need to consider. It's likely that with all the other demands vying for attention, you haven't considered how you can protect your mental and physical health. This could be a mistake

In this episode we speak to Christine Husbands, managing director of Redarc - providers of FSB-care, giving advice and emotional support to help people better cope with illness, disability, and trauma.

Running a business can be highly demanding and wide ranging. It can take a serious toll on your physical and mental wellbeing. As a small business owner, you can feel quite isolated. Christine shares tips and advice that can help alleviate the stress, boost your mental and physical wellbeing, and generally create a better work-life balance.

Show notes

Find links to all the resources mentioned in this episode, along with related content, below.

Connecting with others

Time management

Healthy mind and body

About Christine Husbands

Christine is the Managing Director of RedArc, which provides advice and emotional support to help people to better cope with illness, disability, trauma or bereavement.

RedArc provides FSB Care to members of the Federation of Small Businesses facing a serious physical or mental health condition which gives free access to an experienced General or Registered Mental Health Nurse.

About our Sponsor

Thanks to the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) for sponsoring the Start Your Own Business podcast.

If you've got a brilliant business idea or you're on your way to start-up success, FSB is here to help you every step of the way. As the leading voice of 5.5 million small business owners and the self-employed, they're helping entrepreneurs like you to achieve your ambitions.

Business life can be tough, but with FSB by your side, you won't have to go it alone. From market-leading business services like 24/7 legal advice and financial expertise, to local networking and a powerful voice heard in governments across the UK, you'll always have support by your side. With FSB's updates on the latest guidance relating to important issues like trade, digital skills, late payments, and sustainability, you'll stay one step ahead.

Find out more about how FSB can support you to start, run and grow your business at fsb.org.uk/join.

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