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How to survive Christmas when you hate it – according to a psychologist

How to survive Christmas when you hate it – according to a psychologist

by Karen Rodham, Staffordshire UniversityTwo years ago, I came into work on 1 December to find a bag on my desk labelled ‘Karen’s Christmas

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These are the most dangerous Christmas songs to drive to

These are the most dangerous Christmas songs to drive to

They say “the best way to spread Christmas cheer, is singing loud for all to hear”, but when it comes to driving home over the

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5 things to remember to avoid festive food poisoning

5 things to remember to avoid festive food poisoning

More than two-thirds (66 per cent) of Brits will tuck into a turkey dinner this Christmas according to the Food Standards Agency (FSA), but

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Nail the dinner table chit chat with these 20 weird and wonderful Christmas facts

Nail the dinner table chit chat with these 20 weird and wonderful Christmas facts

A very American ChristmasDid you know Christmas was once illegal in the USA? In Colonial America, the Puritans of New England disapproved of

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Be careful what you feed your pet this Christmas, warn vets

Be careful what you feed your pet this Christmas, warn vets

Roast turkey, pigs in blankets, cheese boards, prawn cocktail and mince pies – Christmas is the most gluttonous time of the year.And

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Here’s what to do if someone gives you a rubbish Christmas present

Here’s what to do if someone gives you a rubbish Christmas present

No matter your age, there is nothing like unwrapping presents on Christmas morning. But picture the scene: instead of unwrapping the gift to

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Why volunteering is the best present you can give this Christmas

Why volunteering is the best present you can give this Christmas

Jan Cox has discovered the secret of the perfect old-fashioned Christmas – giving the gift of her time.She’s among the one in five

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Three ways to avoid being lonely this Christmas

Three ways to avoid being lonely this Christmas

Andrea Wigfield, University of Sheffield and Sarah Alden, University of SheffieldAs the population ages and growing numbers of people are living

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If I eat an entire pack of mince pies, will I be over the drink drive limit?

If I eat an entire pack of mince pies, will I be over the drink drive limit?

Asda hit the headlines last month after it was revealed staff members insisted shoppers prove they were over the age of 18 before they were

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How to behave on your office Christmas party

How to behave on your office Christmas party

If you thought your boss might cancel the office Christmas party, what would you do?Now, most people’s thoughts on that might be ‘bah,

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How to survive Christmas when you hate it - according to a psychologist

by Karen Rodham, Staffordshire UniversityTwo years ago, I came into work on 1 December to find a bag on my desk labelled 'Karen’s Christmas

These are the best pre-Christmas sales offering bargain discounts of up to 44%

Last minute shoppers are set to bag the best bargains ever in the run up to Christmas, as retailers discount items by record levels.Shops are

These are the most dangerous Christmas songs to drive to

They say “the best way to spread Christmas cheer, is singing loud for all to hear”, but when it comes to driving home over the

Supermarket launches bargain limited edition 23 year old single malt whisky in time for Christmas

The discount supermarket has added a new 23 year old Speyside single malt whisky to its Ben Bracken range, which features malts from Islay