Category: Wellbeing

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Student, Eva Machova, describes hows she settled into her life in Derby after moving from the Czech Republic to study Media and Communications. 

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To support University Mental Health Day, the University of Derby's Joanna Baker explores the rising number of students experiencing mental health problems.

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Angela Pereira, Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing at the University of Derby, discusses why nursing students should take care of their own mental health.

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Victoria Rosamond, an academic in the field of Spa Management, discusses the efforts being made to be more environmentally friendly at the Devonshire Spa, our very own commercial spa in Buxton.

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Is an obsession with how we look fuelling a mental health crisis? We examine the potential psychological and physical impact of body image issues.

Wooden blocks that spell out 'Mental Health'.

Caring subjects dominate the top ten of most popular courses in UK higher education, but students in these subjects can suffer from mental health problems.

Zara Kayani explores what mindfulness is and how it can be used to help improve our mental health.

Dr William Van Gordon, from the University of Derby's Centre for Psychological Research, discusses how we can use mindful breathing to reconnect ourselves with the present and help reduce stress.

Victoria Rosamond, Lecturer in Tourism and Spa at the University of Derby, shares her top tips for those who want to get ahead in the spa industry.

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Is laughter the best medicine? Freda Gonot-Schoupinsky at the University of Derby, is exploring the power of laughing in improving older people's wellbeing.