Posts for Relationships
The reality of caring for someone with dementia – stressful but rewarding too
Pexels Warren Donnellan, University of Liverpool Dementia is set to become one of the biggest global health challenges of our generation. In the UK alone there are around 850,000 people […]
UK is the worst EU country for social isolation – can things change?
The Eden Project’s Big Lunch commissioned a major research report Closing the Distance, to explore this question: How close are we to our neighbours and does it matter? Here is what […]
Striving for happiness could be making you unhappy – here’s how to find your own path
There’s no such thing as the perfect life. Motortion Films/Shutterstock Lowri Dowthwaite, University of Central Lancashire Happiness is big business, with sales of self-help books in the UK reaching record […]
Poorer children’s summer holiday experiences linked with worse mental well-being
Children from poorer families are more likely to be lonely and hungry during the summer holidays. Antonio Guillem/Shutterstock Kelly Morgan, Cardiff University and Graham Moore, Cardiff University For most children […]
Social media: should you share pictures of your children online?
‘Right, let’s get some likes…’ Shutterstock Garfield Benjamin, Solent University Gwyneth Paltrow – who has 5.3m Instagram followers – reportedly ran into a spot of trouble with her daughter, Apple […]
The dying art of conversation – has technology killed our ability to talk face-to-face?
shutterstock Melanie Chan, Leeds Beckett University What with Facetime, Skype, Whatsapp and Snapchat, for many people, face-to-face conversation is used less and less often. These apps allow us to converse […]
Think direct eye contact makes someone trustworthy? It can be a sign of something much darker
Stay vigilant. El Nariz/Shutterstock Jennifer Jordan, IMD Business School We usually interpret someone looking us straight in the eye during an interaction as a sign of trustworthiness. In fact it […]