Category: Wellbeing

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Genetic haemochromatosis is thought to affect 1 in 200 people in the UK. But despite this, most people have never heard of the condition. Gerri Mortimore, Lecturer in Post-registration Health Care at the University of Derby, looks at the health implications of this disorder.

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To coincide with Stress Awareness Month, Yasuhiro Kotera, talks about the mental health of students in the caring professions. 

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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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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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Mari Olan, International Student, has first-hand experience of studying abroad and feeling homesick. Here she gives some tips on how to beat homesickness.

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Sian Davies-Vollum, Lecturer in Geoscience and Yoga Teacher of 16 years, discusses the health benefits of taking up yoga.

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Jane Montague, Head of Psychology at the University of Derby, discusses whether decluttering the space around you can help declutter your mind.

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Dr Miles Richardson, Director of Core Psychology Programmes for the University of Derby Online Learning, explains how people can become closer to nature.

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To mark Sleep Awareness Week 2017, Gareth Hughes, Researcher and Psychotherapist at the University of Derby, gives advice on how to improve your sleep.