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Opinion: GDP is not the right measurement for the growth of a country - it's time for a change
Marc Ó Cathasaigh of the Green Party outlines why he believes the future of growth measurement will be more than GDP.
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Wine, exercise and online quiz nights: Taoiseach and ministers say how they're minding their mental health
Leo is missing the gym.
Opinion: It's hard enough living with MS without having to push for support
A new EU index shows Ireland lagging in its care of patients with MS, writes Lauren McCauley.
Opinion: Being more productive doesn’t mean working harder – it means working smarter
Productivity involves finding your own rhythm and getting things done in the way that works best for you – according to your own skills and abilities writes Gill Hasson.
Blue Care: The healing power and potential of the deep blue sea
Reclaiming our connection with our watery origins in the ancient sea is an essential part of our human wellbeing and sense of identity and belonging as islanders, writes Easkey Britton.
What is the psychological impact of Christmas?
‘Christmas affects the human mind in many ways, capable of stimulating joy, nostalgia, excitement, trepidation, and stress – occasionally all at the same time’, writes Professor Brian Hughes.
Cutting out salt may not lower your blood pressure
Adults are recommended to limit their daily intake of sodium to around 2,300 milligrams a day.
COMPETITION: Tell us what motivates you to get fit to win annual roaming membership to all FLYEfit gyms
We want to hear all your inspiration and motivation.
Tips to keep your mental health in check while dealing with cancer
The Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI) has devised 10 tips on how to best cope with a diagnosis of cancer.
Column: The five steps to emotional well-being
Positive mental health is a journey – sometimes enlightening, sometimes challenging, but most definitely worthwhile.
Opinion: Summer thyme and the remedy's easy...
Gardening expert and holistic practitioner Fiann Ó Nualláin shares some of his secrets on how to survive the summer.
Loneliness is a health risk for the elderly
Loneliness has twice the impact of obesity on premature death.
Young employee dubbed 'Virgin Mary' by supervisors wins sexual harassment case
The young woman was awarded the maximum of two years’ salary by the Equality Tribunal.
“What’s that, dear?”: The science of selective hearing
Ever tuned out of one conversation just to listen in on another? Course you have.
How happy are you? Scientists want to know
The Science Gallery’s new exhibition ‘Happy? Take a Second Look’ uncovers the true mood of the nation – and will putting the country to the happiness test.