Tag Archives: Behaviour

Five rules from psychology to help keep your new year’s resolutions

How to keep going with those resolutions. Shutterstock Brian Harman, De Montfort University and Janine Bosak, Dublin City University We are creatures of habit. Between a third and half of our behaviour is habitual, according to research estimates. Unfortunately, our bad habits compromise our health, wealth and happiness. You can listen to more articles from The Conversation, narrated by Noa, …

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Handshakes and hugs are good for you – it’s vital they make a comeback after the pandemic

Krakenimages.com/Shuttersstock Simon Nicholas Williams, Swansea University and Kimberly Dienes, Swansea University When was the last time you shook someone’s hand, or kissed them on the cheek to say hello? The pandemic has put a stop to these simple gestures, while social distancing and strict hygiene practices have become part of our everyday lives as a necessary way of minimising the …

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