The Office Christmas Party: A Survival Guide by The Green Rooms

Christmas is coming and along with negotiating the busy shops for some last-minute shopping and making sure there is enough food for everyone at Christmas dinner, the Christmas night
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Remember Remember the Fifth of November: Is Guy Fawkes still Relevant?

Halloween has been and gone for another year, and as the march towards Christmas begins, the next event on our calendars will be November 5th. Referred to as Guy
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Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and the Changing Seasons – A ‘The Green Rooms’ Guide

Summer turns into Autumn As we move away from the summer months, we are likely beginning to notice the days getting shorter and the weather becoming colder. The arrival
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Suicide Baiting – What is it & why does it happen?

The Malicious Encouragement of Suicide A Recent Case Study On July 4th 2015, the M3 at Sunbury in Surrey had to be closed for two hours as police dealt
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‘7 Days of Smiles’ Challenge

When was the last time someone made you smile? Whether it comes from a family member, a friend or a stranger, random acts of kindness can brighten even the
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Crowd Psychology: Why do we Behave Differently in a Crowd?

When you are part of a crowd do you feel any different than normal? Does the crowd bring out a usually-hidden side of you? Unusual feelings or behaviours? If
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What is Lent? A ‘The Green Rooms’ Guide

Lent is something that most of us have heard of. Maybe our friends are giving up chocolate for a few weeks, or maybe we have seen people with ash
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Can We Control Falling in Love?

If you are a regular browser of the internet, you may have stumbled across an article written by Mandy Len Catron which was published in the New York Times
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Single on Valentine’s Day: A Survival Guide by The Green Rooms

Valentine’s Day can be a joyful celebration for many couples. On February 14th we are encouraged to spend time with our loved ones and show them that we love
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Red love
13 February, 2015

Why is Red is the Colour of Love? – A ‘The Green Rooms’ Analysis

Would you like us to tell you when we publish new research and articles? Email us. Images of Love With Valentine’s Day approaching, you may be starting to think
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When TV Characters die: Why does it affect us so much?

When Coronation Street actress Anne Kirkbride sadly passed away from cancer at the age of sixty, there was an outpouring of grief from those who knew her and those
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Keeping our “Keep-Fit” Resolutions: The Benefits of Exercise

Returning to work after the festive celebrations, the adverse weather conditions, and the financial burdens of paying off any outstanding Christmas debts mean that January can feel like a
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Robert Burns
25 January, 2015

Robert Burns – Scotland’s Most Beloved Poet – A ‘The Green Rooms’ Celebration

”O wad some Pow’r the giftie gie us To see oursels as others see us! It wad frae monie a blunder free us And foolish notion: What airs in
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New Year Resolutions: How to Achieve them and more

As we say goodbye to 2014 and our attention turns to the arrival of a new year, we may find ourselves thinking about what awaits us in 2015. For
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Auld Lang Syne: Why is this Scottish Song so Integral to New Year Celebrations Worldwide?

Should auld acquaintance be forgot, And never brought to mind? Should auld acquaintance be forgot, And auld lang syne.   For auld lang syne, my jo For auld lang
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Christmas Traditions – Planned and Spontaneous

Christmas is a time for making memories with our loved ones, and many of these memories become part of our own personal traditions as we celebrate the festive season.
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Food and the Festive Season

Food was, is and always will be part of our lives, but the role it has in our lives, and the value that goes with this, is something that
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Is it important that Santa is real?

To most people, the answer to this question is obvious. In fact, the majority of people would instantly defend Santa and his magical world of flying sleighs and reindeer.
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Coping with Christmas Shopping Procrastination & Stress

Are you a lover of Christmas? Do you get excited when the Coca-Cola Christmas advert comes on the television? Do you long for the first flurry of snow? These
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Halloween Costumes – What do they say about us?

Whether it’s Trick or Treating, dooking for apples or watching our favourite horror films, as October 31st approaches we will be starting to prepare for our Halloween traditions. One
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Smoking : Why should l quit?

Smoking and Health Smoking is the biggest cause of premature death in the UK, with approximately 100,000 people being killed in the UK through health issues caused by smoking.
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Introvert or Extrovert – A Test of our Personalities

As we browse online and in various magazines and books about finding out about our true selves, it is difficult not to stumble across the range of personality tests
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Passions – Why are they so Important?

When you are asked to talk about yourself, what kind of things do you say? You may find yourself describing your physical appearance, where you live, the people who
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Proud Glaswegians: The Legacy of the Commonwealth Games

Over the duration of the 2014 Commonwealth Games, Glasgow has charmed the sporting world. We have watched as our city has welcomed some of the world’s best athletes. The
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Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014

Thanks to Ina (10), one of the younger fans of our blog, for her drawing of ‘Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014’. [printfriendly]  
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