Steve Peralta

Getting gritty with Dr Hazel Harrison

Dr Hazel Harrison has been collaborating with Unmind since just after we launched. We thought we'd catch up with Hazel to find out a little bit about her and her most recent Unmind Series, "Getting Gritty"...

September 27, 2017
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Dr Kate Daley on Procrastination

Unmind collaborator, Dr Kate Daley, tells us a bit more about herself and what her thoughts are on the recent Unmind Series she created, Beat Procrastination.

September 27, 2017
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From 8 years of insomnia to 8 hours of sleep a night

Okay, it was a fair bit more than eight years, but it made for a catchier title...For a long time, sleep defined my life.

September 27, 2017
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Sleep, Stress and Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) is often described as a ‘lifestyle disease’. This would suggest that our choices are a significant feature in its development or prevention.

September 27, 2017
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Meet our new Head of Psychology

This week, we welcomed Dr Heather Bolton to the Unmind team. I asked her a few questions to help us get to know her a little better.

September 27, 2017
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The best way to cope with stress

At Unmind, we help people look after their minds and improve their mental health. Knowing that stress plays a role in the development of mental health problems...

September 27, 2017
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How to teach children about the brain

When children understand what’s happening in the brain, it can be the first step to having the power to make choices.

September 27, 2017
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Unmind in 2017

In the previous post, we looked at how perceiving ourselves to not be equipped to deal with demands can lead to stress. Today we’ll be picking up where we left off, by exploring in more detail the importance of proactive stress-busting habits and mindset when it comes to successfully facing our day-to-day challenges.

September 27, 2017
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Stress: Behaviour and mindset

In this post, we explore the role that our own behaviours and mindset plays when it comes to our experience of stress.

September 27, 2017
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Stress: A matter of perception

The World Health Organisation refers to stress as the “health epidemic of the 21st century”. Just reading that is enough to make you feel a little stressed...

September 27, 2017
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The Secrets to Happiness?

50% of the variance in happiness amongst people comes down to genetics. 10% comes down to circumstances. 40%, down to intentional behaviour. Do the secrets to happiness lie herein?

September 27, 2017
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One Simple Tip for Greater Work Wellbeing

“Work is love made visible”. Those were the words emblazoned on a waiter’s uniform at a restaurant in South Africa many years back.

September 27, 2017
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