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#Wellness Wednesday

# wellness-wednesday - Last year 2021

Opinion: 'Frontline workers are close to falling over the burnout cliff'
# FRONTLINE WORKERS
# FRONTLINE WORKERS

Opinion: 'Frontline workers are close to falling over the burnout cliff'

Apr 7th 2021, 11:59 AM 23,417 Views 28 Comments

Johnny Moran of Trauma Response Network Ireland outlines the key signs of trauma burnout in essential workers.

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Back to training after lockdown? A sports nutritionist shares her advice
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# Opinion

Back to training after lockdown? A sports nutritionist shares her advice

Aug 19th 2020, 7:00 AM 17,111 Views 1 Comment

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
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# Wellness Wednesday

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 47,614 Views 20 Comments

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
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# Wellness Wednesday

Trouble sleeping? You're not alone, but there are tools you can use to help yourself

Jul 29th 2020, 7:00 AM 34,423 Views 20 Comments

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
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# BeKind

Wellness Wednesday: A postcard from Leigh Arnold in Ibiza

Jul 22nd 2020, 7:00 PM 18,403 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.

So it's summer and you're supposed to be 'bikini ready'? Don't believe a word of it
# Wellness Wednesday
# Wellness Wednesday

So it's summer and you're supposed to be 'bikini ready'? Don't believe a word of it

Jul 15th 2020, 7:00 AM 22,665 Views 8 Comments

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
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# Wellness Wednesday

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

Jul 8th 2020, 7:00 AM 28,663 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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# Wellness Wednesday

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

Jul 1st 2020, 3:17 PM 17,422 Views 8 Comments

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
# Body Confidence
# Body Confidence

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

Jun 24th 2020, 7:00 AM 14,825 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.

Wellness Wednesday: You can beat your addiction, even in lockdown
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

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

Jun 17th 2020, 7:00 AM 15,109 Views 7 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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# Compassion

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

Jun 10th 2020, 7:00 AM 9,616 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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Jun 3rd 2020, 7:00 AM 12,821 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
# Gardening
# Gardening

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

May 27th 2020, 7:00 AM 10,796 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
# Mindfulness
# Mindfulness

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

May 20th 2020, 7:17 AM 11,612 Views 1 Comment

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'
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# Opinion

Wellness Wednesday: 'Distress around Covid-19 is not a mental illness. It's an understandable reaction'

May 13th 2020, 7:00 AM 14,202 Views 7 Comments

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)
# Wellness Wednesday
# Wellness Wednesday

Backpain, posture and remote working - some tips to help (and how the ironing board can come in handy)

May 6th 2020, 7:00 AM 29,635 Views 12 Comments

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
# Yoga
# Yoga

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

Apr 29th 2020, 7:00 AM 24,921 Views 9 Comments

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
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# Relationships

Wellness Wednesday: Caring for your relationship is vital during this time of Covid-19 turmoil

Apr 22nd 2020, 7:00 AM 19,823 Views 3 Comments

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
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# Wellness

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

Apr 15th 2020, 7:00 AM 31,798 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.

Wellness Wednesday: Mother Nature can help us cope with Covid-19 confinement. Time to walk, look and meditate!
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# Wellness Wednesday

Wellness Wednesday: Mother Nature can help us cope with Covid-19 confinement. Time to walk, look and meditate!

Apr 8th 2020, 7:00 AM 15,539 Views 2 Comments

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
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# Wellness Wednesday

Wellness Wednesday: IBS is no joke, but there are simple things you can do to help yourself

Apr 1st 2020, 8:30 AM 35,224 Views 15 Comments

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
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# Wellness Wednesday

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

Mar 25th 2020, 8:22 AM 31,962 Views 12 Comments

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