Professor Tom Scharf – Mental Health Awareness Week

Professor Tom Scharf – Mental Health Awareness Week

My name’s Tom Scharf from the Institute of Health and Society at Newcastle University. I’m here as the Professor of Social Gerontology, which means that I focus on ageing populations and the types of social issues that old people face as they progress through the life course. My own interests are around issues related to …

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Dr. Rachel Jones-Wild –  Mental Health Awareness Week – Mindfulness

Dr. Rachel Jones-Wild – Mental Health Awareness Week – Mindfulness

Mindfullness is essentially a kind of way of being I suppose. It’s about becoming more aware of what’s happening in the present moment rather than doing what we usually do which is spending all of our time worrying about the past, worrying about the future, thinking about an argument that we had or something that …

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