Category: Health

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Victoria Sweetmore at the University of Derby, discusses the importance of promoting the mental wellbeing of people who work and study in Higher Education.

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Gerri Mortimore, Lecturer in Post-registration Health Care at the University of Derby, asks is alcohol really all that bad?

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Dr William Van Gordon from the Centre for Psychological Research at University of Derby discusses mindfulness as a solution to stress-related illness.

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Professor Frances Maratos, Reader in Emotion Science, and Jayne Trovati, PhD student, explain give top tips to parents who have children who are picky eaters.

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Fiona Holland and Caroline Harvey, Lecturers in Psychology at the University of Derby, discuss why parents should encourage their children to play outside.

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Jane Montague, Head of Psychology at the University of Derby discusses we can avoid seasonal conflict.

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Yasuhiro Kotera, Academic Lead for Counselling at University of Derby Online Learning talks about holiday depression at Christmas time.

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The global wellness industry is reportedly worth a staggering $3.7 trillion, provides 3.2 million jobs a year and constitutes 2.1% of the world economy.

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Boban Simonovic, Associate Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Derby gives his top tips on how to avoid the Black Friday sales trap.

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Dr Christopher Barnes, Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Derby, discusses the impact of having a baby born prematurely.