Category: Wellbeing

A man sitting at a table clutching an empty bottle of spirits with his head resting on his arm. There is a half full tumbler of whiskey in front of him

Here, Dr Paula Holt MBE, Pro Vice-Chancellor Dean of the College of Health, Psychology and Social Care at the University of Derby and ex-British Army officer, discusses why a growing number of veterans are coming forward to deal with alcohol misuse after many years of struggling to ask for the help they need.

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Thomas Berrington describes his daily routine whilst studying Media and Marketing at the University of Derby.

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Counselling and psychotherapy academic Yasuhiro Kotera, of the University of Derby, examines how working from home during the pandemic can affect our sense of wellbeing.

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Joanna Baker, Psychoeducation Co-ordinator and Therapist at the University of Derby, explains the steps new students can take to prepare themselves for the leap into higher education.

A man sitting cross-legged on a wooden floor with his head on his knee

University of Derby's Dr William Van Gordon and online MSc Psychology student Andrea King discuss five psychological tips for coping with chronic pain.

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Dr Elaina Taylor, Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Derby, outlines a few achievable suggestions to improve your heart health.

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Victoria depicts what has been good about having the chance to work from home during her MSc in Marketing Management.

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Gemma Collard-Stokes, Research Fellow at the University of Derby, explores how forms of dance, can help us connect more frequently with the nature around us.

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Yasuhiro Kotera, Academic Lead in Counselling, Psychotherapy and Psychology at the University of Derby, explores why self-care for workers is so important, but not always easy.

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Second year Marketing student, Aaliyah descibes their experience of transitioning to remote learning during Covid-19.