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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 46,537 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 68,929 Views 35 Comments

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

Opinion: For a change this New Year, try the 'One Word Resolution'
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Opinion: For a change this New Year, try the 'One Word Resolution'

Dec 31st 2020, 12:30 PM 23,288 Views 15 Comments

Resilience coach Siobhán Murray says it’s time to forget the overwhelming and unreachable resolutions and to instead focus on one key word for 2021.

My 2020: Bibi Baskin on why she loved lockdown just a little too much
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My 2020: Bibi Baskin on why she loved lockdown just a little too much

Dec 27th 2020, 7:30 AM 32,984 Views 4 Comments

Broadcaster and wellness practitioner Bibi Baskin on why lockdown forced her to embrace the quiet and ultimately change how she earns a living.

Big increase in number of Irish adults wearing fitness trackers in 2020, study finds
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Big increase in number of Irish adults wearing fitness trackers in 2020, study finds

Dec 23rd 2020, 8:00 PM 21,600 Views 15 Comments

The findings of the study were produced byTeneo Sport and Sponsorship Index.

Opinion: Staying well at Christmas - some tips from a therapist to help you mind yourself
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Opinion: Staying well at Christmas - some tips from a therapist to help you mind yourself

Dec 23rd 2020, 6:45 AM 17,255 Views 1 Comment

Therapist Liz O’Driscoll says it’s important to remember that Christmas is only a couple of days and that we shouldn’t put too much pressure on ourselves.

Consultant spine surgeon: Movement is key to avoiding back pain in the remote working era
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Consultant spine surgeon: Movement is key to avoiding back pain in the remote working era

Dec 13th 2020, 7:30 AM 60,706 Views 8 Comments

Derek Cawley says the change in our work habits and bad home office setups have contributed greatly to an increase in back pain.

Opinion: What is crisis fatigue and have we reached that point?
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Opinion: What is crisis fatigue and have we reached that point?

Nov 29th 2020, 8:00 PM 30,041 Views 20 Comments

Dr Philip Kieran addresses the issue of crisis fatigue and offers some helpful ways to counteract it.

How can we avoid burnout through this strange winter?
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How can we avoid burnout through this strange winter?

Oct 30th 2020, 7:00 AM 26,830 Views 14 Comments

Tracy Ward explains how burnout affects us – and what to do if we’re feeling it.

Opinion: We must mind our mental health as Level 5 brings a forced introspection
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Opinion: We must mind our mental health as Level 5 brings a forced introspection

Oct 20th 2020, 3:38 PM 15,957 Views 26 Comments

Author and advocate Cathal O’Reilly has struggled with his own mental health in the past. He shares his thoughts on Level 5 and how to handle it.

My miscarriage: 'I kept hoping mine would be one of those miracle stories, where the baby would survive'
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My miscarriage: 'I kept hoping mine would be one of those miracle stories, where the baby would survive'

Oct 15th 2020, 7:02 AM 25,855 Views 10 Comments

Kitty Maguire works with a lot of women who have suffered miscarriages. Today is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day, and until now, Kitty hadn’t written about her own loss.

Extract: 'Running makes me feel alive, connected to the moment'
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Extract: 'Running makes me feel alive, connected to the moment'

Oct 10th 2020, 6:00 PM 48,356 Views 19 Comments

Author of The Cow Book, John Connell shares his experience of one long and glorious run he had through a forest in Longford, in an extract from his new book.

What we can learn from the world's 'Blue Zones' - where people regularly live into their 90s and 100s
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What we can learn from the world's 'Blue Zones' - where people regularly live into their 90s and 100s

Aug 12th 2020, 7:00 AM 46,969 Views 20 Comments

Lifestyle changes can cure some diseases and significantly extend our lives, writes Professor Ciaran O’Boyle.

Wellness Wednesday: A postcard from Leigh Arnold in Ibiza
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Wellness Wednesday: A postcard from Leigh Arnold in Ibiza

Jul 22nd 2020, 7:00 PM 18,127 Views 8 Comments

Actress and wellness advocate Leigh Arnold and her husband run a wellness retreat in Ibiza. She set up a free online wellness portal for everyone in lockdown.

My food addiction: How group therapy helped me overcome years of bingeing and purging
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My food addiction: How group therapy helped me overcome years of bingeing and purging

Jul 18th 2020, 6:00 PM 23,683 Views 10 Comments

The following account is written by a member of Addictive Eaters Anonymous, who shares her experience of sobriety from addictive eating.

Have you hit lockdown fatigue? Two wellness practitioners have some advice for you
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Have you hit lockdown fatigue? Two wellness practitioners have some advice for you

Jul 8th 2020, 7:00 AM 28,565 Views 7 Comments

Wellness experts Margaret Young and Laura Linehan say many of us are experiencing lots of mixed emotions as we emerge from months of lockdown.

Dreading the return to 'normal'?' Here's how to emerge from lockdown with your wellbeing intact
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Dreading the return to 'normal'?' Here's how to emerge from lockdown with your wellbeing intact

Jul 1st 2020, 3:17 PM 17,316 Views 8 Comments

Sheena McGinley shares her thoughts and fears about returning to the ‘new normal’ after Covid-19 shutdown.

Wellness Wednesday: You can beat your addiction, even in lockdown
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Wellness Wednesday: You can beat your addiction, even in lockdown

Jun 17th 2020, 7:00 AM 15,053 Views 6 Comments

Mental Health Occupational Therapist Michelle Murray says living with the shame of addiction is always tough, but lockdown pushes even harder. She says there is hope.

Wellness Wednesday: Cultivating self-compassion during the Covid-19 crisis
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Wellness Wednesday: Cultivating self-compassion during the Covid-19 crisis

Jun 10th 2020, 7:00 AM 9,539 Views 0 Comments

Ever tried being kind to yourself? Well, Louise Boland says self-compassion in a crisis like this can be the key to getting through it.

Wellness Wednesday: Worry is of no use to anyone, especially now in a time of crisis
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Wellness Wednesday: Worry is of no use to anyone, especially now in a time of crisis

Jun 3rd 2020, 7:00 AM 12,745 Views 6 Comments

Counsellor Trish Farrell offers some tips to avoid worry during this time of change.

Wellness Wednesday: Gardening can cultivate calm and resilience in any crisis
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Wellness Wednesday: Gardening can cultivate calm and resilience in any crisis

May 27th 2020, 7:00 AM 10,685 Views 4 Comments

As many people take to the garden during the Covid-19 shutdown, Fiann Ó Nualláin says there’s a mindful approach to the tasks that can improve wellbeing.

Wellness Wednesday: How mindfulness and staying grounded can help during the Covid-19 pandemic
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Wellness Wednesday: How mindfulness and staying grounded can help during the Covid-19 pandemic

May 20th 2020, 7:17 AM 11,503 Views 1 Comment

This week, Helen Byrne of The Mindfulness Centre and Kathryn Crowley, yoga teacher and artist share their thoughts on maintaining 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 16,831 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 24,482 Views 9 Comments

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

Wellness Wednesday: 'Anxiety isn’t only in your head' - an occupational therapist says the body holds the key
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Wellness Wednesday: 'Anxiety isn’t only in your head' - an occupational therapist says the body holds the key

Apr 15th 2020, 7:00 AM 31,558 Views 8 Comments

Mental Health Occupational Therapist Michelle Murray says we can freeze up at times like this, but there are simple ways to ease stress.

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 56,058 Views 104 Comments

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

Wellness Wednesday: 'Keep it simple' during this Covid-19 isolation, says a psychotherapist
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Wellness Wednesday: 'Keep it simple' during this Covid-19 isolation, says a psychotherapist

Mar 25th 2020, 8:22 AM 31,838 Views 12 Comments

Embracing the simple things and going easy on ourselves will be key, writes Siobhán Murray.

Opinion: If you're anxious and overwhelmed, you're not alone. Online counselling can help with Covid-19 stress
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Opinion: If you're anxious and overwhelmed, you're not alone. Online counselling can help with Covid-19 stress

Mar 21st 2020, 7:00 AM 17,614 Views 16 Comments

Dil Wickremasinghe says this difficult Covid-19 experience can bring challenges, but that help is available.

Opinion: Virtual meditation & yoga, just two ways to help manage Covid-19 stress
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Opinion: Virtual meditation & yoga, just two ways to help manage Covid-19 stress

Mar 19th 2020, 7:00 AM 22,346 Views 15 Comments

The coronavirus has caused a major shift in how we live. Mindfulness practitioners are offering ways to help us deal with that shift.

Opinion: So, you're working from home for now. How do you manage?
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Opinion: So, you're working from home for now. How do you manage?

Mar 16th 2020, 7:00 AM 35,479 Views 26 Comments

Barbara Edwards offers advice to workers who now find themselves signing in remotely, during the Covid-19 outbreak.

Opinion: We lost our baby son, it changed our lives, but our grief has helped us grow
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Opinion: We lost our baby son, it changed our lives, but our grief has helped us grow

Mar 7th 2020, 6:30 AM 31,275 Views 35 Comments

Justin Caffrey describes the loss of his baby son, Joshua and says his son taught him how to live in the moment.

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

Jan 21st 2020, 8:00 PM 20,538 Views 21 Comments

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

What little thing should you do for yourself to ease the Sunday Fear?
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What little thing should you do for yourself to ease the Sunday Fear?

Feb 17th 2019, 6:00 PM 6,184 Views 0 Comments

We have you covered.

Colds, flus and bugs: How to stay healthy and fight infections this Christmas season
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Colds, flus and bugs: How to stay healthy and fight infections this Christmas season

Dec 13th 2018, 6:15 AM 25,220 Views 18 Comments

The HSE National Clinical Advisor Dr Vida Hamilton tells us how to stay well, and where to go if we do get sick.

Ex-Munster man Niall Ronan moving on with life in the world of wellness
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Ex-Munster man Niall Ronan moving on with life in the world of wellness

Mar 27th 2018, 7:00 PM 14,579 Views 0 Comments

The 35-year-old is looking to bring lessons from pro rugby into his new company, Titan Wellness.

How to cope with 7 common illnesses
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How to cope with 7 common illnesses

Feb 14th 2017, 9:25 AM 20,141 Views 3 Comments

Mild bugs can often be dealt with at home.

7 simple hacks for a healthier lifestyle
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7 simple hacks for a healthier lifestyle

Dec 22nd 2016, 2:52 PM 23,762 Views 7 Comments

Little changes, big results.

10 food lies we'd kindly ask people to stop telling us
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10 food lies we'd kindly ask people to stop telling us

Jul 6th 2016, 1:20 PM 12,344 Views 4 Comments

Wellness gurus, stop this madness.

Lifehack: Here's how to change your thinking to help protect your mental health
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Lifehack: Here's how to change your thinking to help protect your mental health

Dec 21st 2015, 1:03 PM 29,660 Views 29 Comments

Banish those negative thought spirals.

Debate Room: Are keep fit schemes in work a great idea or majorly intrusive?
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Debate Room: Are keep fit schemes in work a great idea or majorly intrusive?

Jun 24th 2015, 4:30 PM 51 Views 34 Comments

Leo Varadkar has announced a new initiative for public sector employees. – but is it a good idea or a bad idea?