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Column: How practising mindfulness can help your work life
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: How practising mindfulness can help your work life

May 17th 2013, 7:00 PM 295 Views 32 Comments

Some of the world’s most successful companies are investing in mindfulness training for their employees to help them deal better with stress and workplace challenges, writes Joanne O’Malley

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

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

Apr 29th 2013, 7:15 AM 16,525 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
# Wellbeing
# Wellbeing

How to manage workplace stress

Apr 21st 2013, 5:30 PM 14,944 Views 13 Comments

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

8 insignificant things that will totally stress you out
# Grind Your Gears
From The Daily Edge
# Grind Your Gears

8 insignificant things that will totally stress you out

Apr 16th 2013, 8:30 PM 34,972 Views 135 Comments

Man, other people are annoying.

15 ways to beat anxiety now
# Calm
# Calm

15 ways to beat anxiety now

Apr 11th 2013, 11:30 AM 29,255 Views 48 Comments

Daily stress affects us all – these tips will help you on your way to being cool as a cucumber.

Column: Ireland’s educational system is the most unjust structure in our society today
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Ireland’s educational system is the most unjust structure in our society today

Apr 7th 2013, 8:15 AM 2,580 Views 34 Comments

The fundamental role the educational system plays today is determining a young person’s future life choices, so if there is to be equal opportunity, then we need to tackle equal access for all, writes Fr Peter McVerry.

27 easy ways to sleep better tonight
# Snoooooze
# Snoooooze

27 easy ways to sleep better tonight

Mar 23rd 2013, 7:15 PM 37,195 Views 61 Comments

Put the alarm clock away, dim the lights and save the bedroom for certain activities only – here’s some ways to snooze easier this evening.

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

23 scientifically-backed ways to reduce stress

Mar 18th 2013, 7:00 PM 35,410 Views 49 Comments

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

Increased demand for marriage counselling as financial difficulties rise
# Marriage
# Marriage

Increased demand for marriage counselling as financial difficulties rise

Feb 12th 2013, 12:49 PM 4,872 Views 19 Comments

Levels of stress and anxiety remained high among couples using ACCORD’s counselling service last year.

Samaritans report rise in family and financial worries
# Worries
# Worries

Samaritans report rise in family and financial worries

Dec 28th 2012, 12:25 PM 3,462 Views 4 Comments

Seventy per cent of respondents rated money and debt among their top five worries in 2012.

Column: Here’s why Christmas dinner is so important
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: Here’s why Christmas dinner is so important

Dec 25th 2012, 1:30 PM 2,774 Views 8 Comments

It’s not easy to get everyone together – and making awkward conversation with your fourth cousin is a small price to pay, writes Jordan Bourke.

One third of children with food allergies experience bullying
# Bullying
# Bullying

One third of children with food allergies experience bullying

Dec 24th 2012, 3:55 PM 5,108 Views 11 Comments

The authors of a new study have said parents and doctors should routinely ask children with food allergies about bullying.

Column: 5 simple ways to survive Christmas unscathed
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: 5 simple ways to survive Christmas unscathed

Dec 13th 2012, 9:00 PM 53 Views 6 Comments

This can be a difficult time, writes Ciara Conlon – but there are easy ways to keep stress at a minimum.

More Facebook friends means more stress - report
# Stress
# Stress

More Facebook friends means more stress - report

Nov 27th 2012, 5:09 PM 6,875 Views 27 Comments

The more people you’re friends with, the more chance there is of offending someone…

The impact of bed-wetting on Irish mothers
# Bed-wetting
# Bed-wetting

The impact of bed-wetting on Irish mothers

Nov 12th 2012, 11:39 AM 6,869 Views 23 Comments

Over two thirds said they were sad their child has to cope with bed-wetting, while 68 per cent were stressed by changing bed sheets.

Carers 'heavily stressed' says online survey
# Society
# Society

Carers 'heavily stressed' says online survey

Nov 8th 2012, 7:15 AM 3,439 Views 31 Comments

Half of carers in survey suffer from illnesses and socialising or holidays are an infrequent, sometimes rare, occurrence.

Demand for counselling services increase in Tallaght as recession bites
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Demand for counselling services increase in Tallaght as recession bites

Oct 16th 2012, 10:28 AM 4,037 Views 17 Comments

Around 1 per cent of the population of Tallaght will have sought counselling by the end of the year.

One in four adults embarrassed to attend counselling
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

One in four adults embarrassed to attend counselling

Oct 1st 2012, 4:24 PM 7,217 Views 21 Comments

A recent survey also showed some 30 per cent of people do not go to counselling because of the perceived expense.

Study: Work stress linked to greater risk of heart disease
# Health
# Health

Study: Work stress linked to greater risk of heart disease

Sep 14th 2012, 7:30 AM 2,604 Views 1 Comment

A new study says that people with demanding jobs are 23 per cent more likely to experience a heart attack.

Study shows males exposed to chronic stress have anxious daughters
# Anxiety
# Anxiety

Study shows males exposed to chronic stress have anxious daughters

Aug 22nd 2012, 6:05 PM 7,723 Views 11 Comments

Tests conducted on mice show psychiatric disorders may depend on our fathers’ experiences in their youth.

Students advised to take care of mental health over exam period
# Exams
# Exams

Students advised to take care of mental health over exam period

Jun 6th 2012, 2:28 PM 2,165 Views 9 Comments

Students undertaking Junior and Leaving Cert exams have been reminded to talk about any stress they might be feeling, eat a healthy diet and get enough sleep over the next two weeks.

Rate of energy disconnections fell last year
# Arrears
# Arrears

Rate of energy disconnections fell last year

Jan 10th 2012, 7:00 AM 874 Views 2 Comments

But service providers have been reminded to adhere to communication guidelines when contacting customers in arrears – with some providers being accused of “effectively harassing” bill-payers.

38 per cent increase in Christmas Day calls to Childline
# Childline
# Childline

38 per cent increase in Christmas Day calls to Childline

Dec 26th 2011, 9:43 AM 2,385 Views 13 Comments

The ISPCC’s listening service for children and young people says it received 1,387 calls, texts and messages yesterday.

Budget 2012: Top tips for beating Budget stress
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

Budget 2012: Top tips for beating Budget stress

Dec 4th 2011, 7:00 PM 6,405 Views 11 Comments

It’s all about writing things down, talking things through, and not allowing your worries to spiral out of control.

Did you hear about the banker who worked too hard?
# Sick Note
# Sick Note

Did you hear about the banker who worked too hard?

Nov 2nd 2011, 10:59 AM 1,363 Views 8 Comments

The head of Lloyds Banking Group Plc has had to take leave of absence – reportedly because of stress and fatigue. (And it might be the fault of the Irish economy).

Poll: Do younger workers have reason to feel more stressed?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Do younger workers have reason to feel more stressed?

Sep 27th 2011, 10:44 AM 1,392 Views 13 Comments

People under the age of 30 are far more likely to experience work-related stress than their parents’ generation, according to the results of new survey. Do you think they have good reason to feel that way?

Younger workers twice as stressed as their parents, survey shows
# Stress
# Stress

Younger workers twice as stressed as their parents, survey shows

Sep 27th 2011, 7:15 AM 615 Views 4 Comments

People under 30 are also far more likely to call in sick to work than those over 55, according to the study.

Happy birthday, Barack... look how grey you've gotten
# Birthday Boy
From The Daily Edge
# Birthday Boy

Happy birthday, Barack... look how grey you've gotten

Aug 4th 2011, 7:12 PM 1,149 Views 17 Comments

Barack Obama turns 50 today – and is beginning to show his age as the world’s most stressful job catches up with him.

Recession putting Irish people off sex
# RE-SEX-SION
# RE-SEX-SION

Recession putting Irish people off sex

Aug 1st 2011, 12:52 PM 5,012 Views 11 Comments

New research claims the recession is damaging our sex lives, and it’s men who are worst affected.

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Jul 5th 2011, 7:47 PM 1,362 Views 1 Comment

In today’s Fix: DSK maid to sue over ‘prostitute’ claims; women advised to “floss for fertility”; and one quick way to rescue a kitten from a pipe.

TCD scientists make crucial breakthrough in breast cancer research
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

TCD scientists make crucial breakthrough in breast cancer research

Jun 1st 2011, 9:33 AM 791 Views 3 Comments

Researchers discovered that taking beta blockers, which stop stress responses, reduced the chance of the cancer spreading, and improved survival rates.

One million people live on €70 or less a month after the bills are paid: survey
# Broke
# Broke

One million people live on €70 or less a month after the bills are paid: survey

Apr 15th 2011, 8:28 AM 1,488 Views 0 Comments

A new survey uncovers some shocking statistics including that 428,000 believe they have no future for their families in Ireland because of the economic downturn.

Women feel more guilt than men when work intrudes on home life
# Guilt
# Guilt

Women feel more guilt than men when work intrudes on home life

Mar 9th 2011, 7:00 PM 691 Views 0 Comments

Work-related contact while at home is more likely to cause distress in women, study says.

New link found between genes and pessimism
# Pessimism
# Pessimism

New link found between genes and pessimism

Feb 8th 2011, 6:50 AM 1,148 Views 0 Comments

A new study has shown that levels of a certain chemical in your brain could predispose you to pessimism, stress and even depression.

Women more likely to get stressed while driving: poll
# Driving
# Driving

Women more likely to get stressed while driving: poll

Feb 6th 2011, 1:13 PM 832 Views 0 Comments

New poll suggests women are more worried about driving, but director of AA Motor Insurance says that may not be a bad thing.

Tuesday is the 'stress peak' of the week
# Tension Tuesday
From The Daily Edge
# Tension Tuesday

Tuesday is the 'stress peak' of the week

Jan 25th 2011, 8:51 AM 487 Views 0 Comments

Monday has a bad reputation – but stress is more likely to hit you on Tuesday (Remember: deep breaths…)

Chill out! Less-stressed men are more attractive
# Relax
From The Daily Edge
# Relax

Chill out! Less-stressed men are more attractive

Sep 21st 2010, 4:52 PM 348 Views 0 Comments

Research in Scotland shows that women were more attracted to men with smaller quantities of the stress hormone cortisol.