Category: Wellbeing

Artwork of a women of colour

Ahead of Mother’s Day, Susan Hogan, Professor in Therapeutic Arts, explains how taking up art can help women come to terms with being a new mum, help prevent postnatal depression and give their children the best start in life.

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Trudy Cowan, Lecturer in Post-registration Health Care at the University of Derby, explains the effects bullying has on young people and shares her top tips on how to tackle it.

Emily Webb reflects on why she chose to go to university and the process of choosing a university and getting through the interview.

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Dr Philip Clarke, Psychologist at University of Derby Online Learning, explains why Blue Monday is a myth and shares his top tips on how to cheer yourself up in January.

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Ewen Crilley, Hospitality Operations Trainer at the University of Derby, gives his top tips on how to eat well for less.

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For students, each new year can bring a spell of homesickness after spending Christmas with family and friends. Here are some top tips on how to combat second term blues and enjoy university life.

Students and graduates from the University of Derby give their top tips to new students during Fresher's Week.

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Gareth Hughes, Project Worker for Business and Student Services, gives his top tips on how to make sure students are ready for university.

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Gareth Hughes, Psychotherapist and Researcher at the University of Derby, talks about what to do now you have your place at university following Clearing.

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Basia Spalek, Professor of Conflict Transformation at the University of Derby, provides some top tips for parents on how to deal with empty nest syndrome.