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Opinion: It's OK to feel anger in this crisis, but there are healthy ways to manage it
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Opinion: It's OK to feel anger in this crisis, but there are healthy ways to manage it

Mar 27th 2021, 10:15 AM 15,488 Views 5 Comments

Psychotherapist Peter Devers of Knock Counselling Centre says anger is one of the tricker emotions to navigate.

Opinion: One year on, we're seeing the mental health impacts of this pandemic
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Opinion: One year on, we're seeing the mental health impacts of this pandemic

Mar 12th 2021, 5:30 PM 17,916 Views 26 Comments

Dr Niall Duffy and Dr Stephen McWilliams of St John of God say that many people referred to the hospital in the last year have not been helped by Covid stress.

Opinion: This Covid lockdown is particularly hard, so it's important to mind your mental health
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Opinion: This Covid lockdown is particularly hard, so it's important to mind your mental health

Jan 24th 2021, 8:00 PM 47,580 Views 57 Comments

Therapist Bernie Hackett says this lockdown, coupled with dark January days can take its toll, but she has some helpful advice for self-care.

A GP: Untreated menopause can be seismic for a woman, but help is at hand
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A GP: Untreated menopause can be seismic for a woman, but help is at hand

Jan 1st 2021, 10:00 AM 73,328 Views 35 Comments

GP Dr Deirdre Forde specialises in menopause and is urging women suffering to seek advice and assistance.

Teachers' union asks government to start school Christmas break a few days earlier
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Teachers' union asks government to start school Christmas break a few days earlier

Nov 18th 2020, 6:10 AM 56,346 Views 113 Comments

Schools are due to close on Tuesday 22 December; the TUI is suggesting that they instead close on Friday 18 December.

Young people who talk to parents about relationships 'significantly more likely' to use contraception during sex
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Young people who talk to parents about relationships 'significantly more likely' to use contraception during sex

Nov 10th 2020, 6:20 AM 16,850 Views 9 Comments

The findings are included in a report published today by the HSE and ESRI.

Living with an eating disorder: The last few months have brought unwelcome challenges
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Living with an eating disorder: The last few months have brought unwelcome challenges

Sep 3rd 2020, 7:00 AM 17,154 Views 9 Comments

Ciara lives with an eating disorder. She says the health service is not fit for purpose when it comes to these illnesses.

Wellness Wednesday: True body confidence is not about diet and exercise, it's about loving yourself
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Wellness Wednesday: True body confidence is not about diet and exercise, it's about loving yourself

Jun 24th 2020, 7:00 AM 14,776 Views 16 Comments

Cliona Byrne, a body confidence coach talks about cultivating a healthy relationships with our bodies, especially as we come out of confinement.

Nationwide survey will ask people how they are coping as Covid-19 restrictions ease
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Nationwide survey will ask people how they are coping as Covid-19 restrictions ease

Jun 16th 2020, 3:10 PM 9,524 Views 13 Comments

It will also ask people about how well they feel the government is balancing the lifting of restrictions with that of economic and social wellbeing.

'We have a duty to our healthcare workers to mind them, while they mind us'
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'We have a duty to our healthcare workers to mind them, while they mind us'

May 1st 2020, 7:00 AM 16,835 Views 11 Comments

Ciara Wright of The Wellness Crew says burnout will be of concern for frontline workers in the coming months. She offers some help.

Wellness Wednesday: Two yoga teachers say there's never been a better time to roll out your mat
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Wellness Wednesday: Two yoga teachers say there's never been a better time to roll out your mat

Apr 29th 2020, 7:00 AM 24,580 Views 9 Comments

This week, two Dublin yoga teachers offer readers some advice and share their wellness knowledge.

Wine, exercise and online quiz nights: Taoiseach and ministers say how they're minding their mental health
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Wine, exercise and online quiz nights: Taoiseach and ministers say how they're minding their mental health

Apr 24th 2020, 7:00 PM 53,006 Views 68 Comments

Leo is missing the gym.

Roz Purcell shares her routine, recipes and tips for staying positive during Covid-19 isolation
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Roz Purcell shares her routine, recipes and tips for staying positive during Covid-19 isolation

Apr 11th 2020, 7:30 AM 56,326 Views 107 Comments

The cookery author says focusing on nutrition and wellbeing is helping her handle the changes.

Opinion: We need to talk about Menopause
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Opinion: We need to talk about Menopause

Jan 21st 2020, 8:00 PM 20,599 Views 21 Comments

When you’re ‘in menopause’, it’s time to stop and give yourself a wellness service, writes Barbara Edwards.

Christmas can be stressful - here are ways to mind your mental health during the holidays
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Christmas can be stressful - here are ways to mind your mental health during the holidays

Dec 22nd 2019, 9:15 AM 17,084 Views 9 Comments

It isn’t an easy time for everyone, so we’ve taken a look at how this Christmas can be better for everyone.

Taoiseach launches Healthy Ireland campaign saying 'health is not a black hole'
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Taoiseach launches Healthy Ireland campaign saying 'health is not a black hole'

Apr 8th 2019, 4:07 PM 13,012 Views 45 Comments

A survey revealed 92% of Irish people wanted to make changes to improve their health

Here's what the wellbeing of Ireland looks like right now
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Here's what the wellbeing of Ireland looks like right now

Jan 10th 2018, 3:38 PM 23,147 Views 23 Comments

The average annual earnings in 2016 were €36,919 per person.

Mind yourself this Christmas: How to care for your mental health during the holidays
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# Mind Yourself

Mind yourself this Christmas: How to care for your mental health during the holidays

Dec 21st 2017, 8:00 PM 16,889 Views 14 Comments

Christmas can be stressful at the best of times. We’ve compiled some advice on how to make the holidays more relaxing.

In case you were wondering, NFL players don't care about your fantasy football team
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In case you were wondering, NFL players don't care about your fantasy football team

Oct 2nd 2017, 6:33 PM 6,178 Views 5 Comments

‘(Fans) don’t think about the effects that an injury will have to a guy’s mental capacity and what his family and what his mom and girlfriend and wife might be going through.’

Obesity 'epidemic' affects one in 10 people worldwide - study
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Obesity 'epidemic' affects one in 10 people worldwide - study

Jun 12th 2017, 10:30 PM 13,962 Views 40 Comments

Researchers said there was a worrying rise in the number of obese children across the world.

Want to feel better about life? Get out in nature
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Want to feel better about life? Get out in nature

May 1st 2017, 11:00 AM 14,080 Views 15 Comments

Going for a walk is good in a lot of ways.

National Museum 'working hard to fix prolonged, systemic bullying of staff'
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National Museum 'working hard to fix prolonged, systemic bullying of staff'

Apr 11th 2017, 5:12 PM 20,873 Views 21 Comments

In an unusual event, senators on the committee said that they were uncomfortable with their Chair’s line of questioning.

Depression, stress and emigration: Why medical students need to talk about mental health
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Depression, stress and emigration: Why medical students need to talk about mental health

Feb 5th 2017, 8:15 AM 17,306 Views 8 Comments

A new campaign is aiming to take away the stigma some people feel about discussing issues such as depression and suicide.

5 key points to keeping a healthy relationship with exercise
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5 key points to keeping a healthy relationship with exercise

Jan 27th 2017, 7:00 AM 8,182 Views 8 Comments

‘It’s time to look beyond the abs and explore the relationships they are promoting to exercise instead,’ writes life coach Sarah Doyle.

It's official - Facebook makes you miserable, according to new research
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It's official - Facebook makes you miserable, according to new research

Dec 22nd 2016, 4:17 PM 10,609 Views 20 Comments

People’s emotional life improves significantly when they quit the social network for a week, a study found.

Minding yourself this Christmas: How to protect your mental health at this time of year
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Minding yourself this Christmas: How to protect your mental health at this time of year

Dec 18th 2016, 1:00 PM 17,024 Views 17 Comments

It can be stressful at the best of times, here we take a look at how this Christmas can be a relaxing time.

You're LESS likely to get injured in work now the Celtic Tiger is over
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You're LESS likely to get injured in work now the Celtic Tiger is over

May 14th 2015, 3:42 PM 6,011 Views 19 Comments

And less likely during the recession.

Our attention is pulled in so many directions these days – we need to find a sense of calm
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Our attention is pulled in so many directions these days – we need to find a sense of calm

May 12th 2015, 1:45 PM 65 Views 27 Comments

It is estimated that over 60,000 thoughts flow through our mind every day (and most of them are repeats).

Opinion: Summer thyme and the remedy's easy...
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Opinion: Summer thyme and the remedy's easy...

Jun 24th 2014, 1:00 PM 274 Views 8 Comments

Gardening expert and holistic practitioner Fiann Ó Nualláin shares some of his secrets on how to survive the summer.

Opinion: 9 ways to reduce stress now
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Opinion: 9 ways to reduce stress now

Jun 21st 2014, 12:00 PM 555 Views 13 Comments

Don’t let modern life get you down – reduce your stress with these easy lifestyle changes.

Time to support players' emotional wellbeing as GAA launches new mental health pack
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Time to support players' emotional wellbeing as GAA launches new mental health pack

Apr 23rd 2014, 3:45 PM 3,738 Views 1 Comment

The packs allow users to tune their mental fitness while on the go thanks to a mental fitness app created by Inspire Ireland.

How can we improve wellbeing in Ireland?
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How can we improve wellbeing in Ireland?

Oct 14th 2013, 8:30 PM 7,925 Views 32 Comments

NUI Galway is looking for participants in a new study at the School of Psychology.

Why some people (and mice) can eat a lot and stay skinny
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Why some people (and mice) can eat a lot and stay skinny

May 5th 2013, 11:30 AM 29,628 Views 27 Comments

It may be in the genes – but you don’t give up the exercise or healthy eating just yet…

15 productivity tips to help you escape the 9-5 lifestyle
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15 productivity tips to help you escape the 9-5 lifestyle

Apr 29th 2013, 7:15 AM 16,430 Views 8 Comments

If you’re spending 12 hours a day at your job and still not finishing your work, it’s time to make a change.

How to manage workplace stress
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How to manage workplace stress

Apr 21st 2013, 5:30 PM 14,917 Views 13 Comments

It’s part of modern life – but there are ways to let go…

23 scientifically-backed ways to reduce stress
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23 scientifically-backed ways to reduce stress

Mar 18th 2013, 7:00 PM 35,363 Views 49 Comments

Pets, art, kissing, tea-drinking, writing a journal – some stress-busting strategies you can try out right now.

Poll: Do you read the labels on your food?
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Poll: Do you read the labels on your food?

Jan 3rd 2012, 10:57 AM 4,221 Views 36 Comments

Our column today focuses on the nutritional value of some food and why it may not be as it appears. So, do you read the labels on the food you buy and eat?

What recession? Irish rank themselves in top 10 for optimism
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# Happiness

What recession? Irish rank themselves in top 10 for optimism

Apr 25th 2011, 12:11 PM 3,416 Views 0 Comments

A new Gallup survey of international wellbeing sees Ireland comes 9th out of 124 countries in how they rank their lives.

Happy twits flock together: study
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Happy twits flock together: study

Mar 16th 2011, 9:36 AM 563 Views 0 Comments

A scientific study has uncovered that the virtual world is just as clique-ridden as the real one. Happy twits flock together – while misery loves company, even on Twitter.