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How to maintain a slower pace of life after lockdown

Shutterstock Giana M Eckhardt, Royal Holloway and Katharina C. Husemann, Royal Holloway Before lockdown, our lives were defined by speed. Rushing around, living life at rocket pace was the norm. Keeping up with work responsibilities, social obligations and the latest tech or fashion trends was a neverending feat. Only a […]

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Face coverings compulsory on public transport

The government will work with operators to make it mandatory for passengers to wear face coverings when using public transport in England, the Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced on 4 June 2020. Wherever possible people should continue to avoid public transport and walk, cycle or drive, but for some people, […]

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1 in 8 households in GB has no garden

It is easy to be judgemental about other people’s moral compasses but these figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) made me sit up and think how lucky I am and how much easier it is to do social distancing if living in a house with a garden or […]

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The science of sleep: how sharing your dreams could help to improve your relationships

Storytelling and empathy – the power of sharing your dreams. Julia Lockheart/Sleep Lab, Author provided Mark Blagrove, Swansea University and Julia Lockheart, University of Wales Trinity Saint David When you wake up from a strange or particularly memorable dream, how likely are you to share it? Maybe you might tell […]

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NSPCC launches UK campaign

  With growing concern for the safety of some children during the coronavirus crisis, the NSPCC wants more people to know how to get advice and support and where to raise concerns about a child’s wellbeing. The charity launched a new TV and advertising campaign yesterday (May 4) across the […]

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