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# Wellness Wednesday

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Opinion: 'Frontline workers are close to falling over the burnout cliff'
Johnny Moran of Trauma Response Network Ireland outlines the key signs of trauma burnout in essential workers.
Back to training after lockdown? A sports nutritionist shares her advice
The fuel we put into our bodies goes a long way in getting the most out of physical activity, says Kate McDaid.
What we can learn from the world's 'Blue Zones' - where people regularly live into their 90s and 100s
Lifestyle changes can cure some diseases and significantly extend our lives, writes Professor Ciaran O’Boyle.
Trouble sleeping? You're not alone, but there are tools you can use to help yourself
Mental Health Occupational Therapist Michelle Murray highlights many of the causes of insomnia and offers some tips to help you avoid those sleepless nights.
Wellness Wednesday: A postcard from Leigh Arnold in Ibiza
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.
So it's summer and you're supposed to be 'bikini ready'? Don't believe a word of it
Cliona Byrne, a body confidence coach says you can learn to feel good in a swimsuit regardless of your shape and size.
Have you hit lockdown fatigue? Two wellness practitioners have some advice for you
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
Sheena McGinley shares her thoughts and fears about returning to the ‘new normal’ after Covid-19 shutdown.
Wellness Wednesday: True body confidence is not about diet and exercise, it's about loving yourself
Cliona Byrne, a body confidence coach talks about cultivating a healthy relationships with our bodies, especially as we come out of confinement.
Wellness Wednesday: You can beat your addiction, even in lockdown
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
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
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
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
This week, Helen Byrne of The Mindfulness Centre and Kathryn Crowley, yoga teacher and artist share their thoughts on maintaining wellbeing.
Wellness Wednesday: 'Distress around Covid-19 is not a mental illness. It's an understandable reaction'
Psychotherapist Gerry Cunningham urges us to use the supports available.
Backpain, posture and remote working - some tips to help (and how the ironing board can come in handy)
Dr Lawrence Woods offers some help to those working remotely and suffering back pain.
Wellness Wednesday: Two yoga teachers say there's never been a better time to roll out your mat
This week, two Dublin yoga teachers offer readers some advice and share their wellness knowledge.
Wellness Wednesday: Caring for your relationship is vital during this time of Covid-19 turmoil
Dil Wickremasinghe says it’s challenging for couples at the moment.
Wellness Wednesday: 'Anxiety isn’t only in your head' - an occupational therapist says the body holds the key
Mental Health Occupational Therapist Michelle Murray says we can freeze up at times like this, but there are simple ways to ease stress.
Wellness Wednesday: Mother Nature can help us cope with Covid-19 confinement. Time to walk, look and meditate!
Mindfulness teacher Gerry Raftery says Spring brings us much-needed stillness and simplicity.
Wellness Wednesday: IBS is no joke, but there are simple things you can do to help yourself
April is IBS awareness month and Consultant Gastroenterologist Deirdre G. O’Donovan offers simple advice to those suffering with IBS.
Wellness Wednesday: 'Keep it simple' during this Covid-19 isolation, says a psychotherapist
Embracing the simple things and going easy on ourselves will be key, writes Siobhán Murray.