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# wellness - Saturday 5 March, 2022

Opinion: Imagining better days in hopeless times - tips for managing the stress of the world
# Coping With Conflict
# Coping With Conflict

Opinion: Imagining better days in hopeless times - tips for managing the stress of the world

Mar 5th 2022, 7:00 AM 13,921 Views 4 Comments

Clinical Psychologist Dr Trudy Meehan has some practical ways to help us cling to hope in dark times.

# wellness - Saturday 1 January, 2022

Opinion: Five a day will keep the doctors away, or will they?
# More Greens
# More Greens

Opinion: Five a day will keep the doctors away, or will they?

Jan 1st 2022, 7:30 AM 30,279 Views 12 Comments

Chartered Psychologist Dr Jolanta Burke looks at the five-a-day advice and wonders if we’re getting enough nutrition.

# wellness - Friday 31 December, 2021

Opinion: Go easy on yourself in relation to New Year's resolutions - we've been through a lot
# Wellness
# Wellness

Opinion: Go easy on yourself in relation to New Year's resolutions - we've been through a lot

Dec 31st 2021, 7:00 AM 11,030 Views 5 Comments

Siobhan Murray says it’s not the time to deprive or judge ourselves, but instead to celebrate all we’ve coped with in the last two years.

# wellness - Wednesday 22 December, 2021

Opinion: This year, let go of the 'perfect Christmas' and choose self-compassion
# Wellness
# Wellness

Opinion: This year, let go of the 'perfect Christmas' and choose self-compassion

Dec 22nd 2021, 7:00 PM 19,803 Views 6 Comments

Two chartered psychologists offer some helpful advice to help you avoid letting Christmas get you down this year.

# wellness - Tuesday 21 December, 2021

Opinion: It's important to prioritise your mental health this Christmas
# Wellness
# Wellness

Opinion: It's important to prioritise your mental health this Christmas

Updated Dec 21st 2021, 11:00 AM 19,116 Views 20 Comments

Krystian Fikert says it’s important to take our time this Christmas and be kind to ourselves.

# wellness - Saturday 18 December, 2021

Opinion: Feeling anxious this Christmas? There are steps you can take to cope
# Wellness At Christmas
# Wellness At Christmas

Opinion: Feeling anxious this Christmas? There are steps you can take to cope

Dec 18th 2021, 7:00 AM 18,980 Views 14 Comments

Therapist Bernie Hackett says Christmas can cause anxiety – she has a few helpful tips for coping.

# wellness - Thursday 11 November, 2021

Opinion: 'My prostate cancer diagnosis whipped up an emotional whirlpool that spun me around'
# Movember
# Movember

Opinion: 'My prostate cancer diagnosis whipped up an emotional whirlpool that spun me around'

Nov 11th 2021, 2:00 PM 20,007 Views 9 Comments

As part of the Movember campaign, Stephen McIntyre shares his story of diagnosis and treatment for prostate cancer.

# wellness - Sunday 12 September, 2021

Opinion: The mental health impacts of this pandemic are yet to be understood
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Opinion: The mental health impacts of this pandemic are yet to be understood

Sep 12th 2021, 7:45 AM 16,794 Views 14 Comments

Dr Stephen McWilliams says mental health difficulties should be taken into consideration as we emerge from the past 18 months of trauma.

# wellness - Thursday 26 August, 2021

Opinion: Your pelvic floor might have suffered in pregnancy but you can get help
# Urinary Incontinence
# Urinary Incontinence

Opinion: Your pelvic floor might have suffered in pregnancy but you can get help

Updated Aug 26th 2021, 11:10 AM 26,619 Views 3 Comments

Chartered Physiotherapist Aoife Ni Eochaidh says pregnancy often causes incontinence but help is at hand.

# wellness - Saturday 3 July, 2021

Opinion: Nutrition can empower women through menopause alongside medicine
# Women's Health
# Women's Health

Opinion: Nutrition can empower women through menopause alongside medicine

Jul 3rd 2021, 10:30 AM 24,082 Views 15 Comments

Nutritional therapist Jackie Lynch explains how diet and particularly sugar balance can help women cope with the changes of menopause.

# wellness - Wednesday 7 April, 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 23,362 Views 28 Comments

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

# wellness - Saturday 27 March, 2021

Opinion: It's OK to feel anger in this crisis, but there are healthy ways to manage it
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Opinion: It's OK to feel anger in this crisis, but there are healthy ways to manage it

Mar 27th 2021, 10:15 AM 15,814 Views 5 Comments

Psychotherapist Peter Devers of Knock Counselling Centre says anger is one of the tricker emotions to navigate.

# wellness - Sunday 24 January, 2021

Opinion: This Covid lockdown is particularly hard, so it's important to mind your mental health
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Opinion: This Covid lockdown is particularly hard, so it's important to mind your mental health

Jan 24th 2021, 8:00 PM 47,713 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.

# wellness - Friday 1 January, 2021

A GP: Untreated menopause can be seismic for a woman, but help is at hand
# Women's Health
# Women's Health

A GP: Untreated menopause can be seismic for a woman, but help is at hand

Jan 1st 2021, 10:00 AM 76,241 Views 36 Comments

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

# wellness - Thursday 31 December, 2020

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

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

Dec 31st 2020, 12:30 PM 23,546 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.

# wellness - Sunday 27 December, 2020

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

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

Dec 27th 2020, 7:30 AM 33,928 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.

# wellness - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

Big increase in number of Irish adults wearing fitness trackers in 2020, study finds
# Data
From The42
# Data

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

Dec 23rd 2020, 8:00 PM 21,878 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
# Wellness
# Wellness

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

Dec 23rd 2020, 6:45 AM 17,342 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.

# wellness - Sunday 13 December, 2020

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

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

Dec 13th 2020, 7:30 AM 61,880 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.

# wellness - Sunday 29 November, 2020

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

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

Nov 29th 2020, 8:00 PM 30,109 Views 20 Comments

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

# wellness - Friday 30 October, 2020

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

How can we avoid burnout through this strange winter?

Oct 30th 2020, 7:00 AM 26,930 Views 14 Comments

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

# wellness - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

Opinion: We must mind our mental health as Level 5 brings a forced introspection
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

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

Oct 20th 2020, 3:38 PM 16,057 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.

# wellness - Thursday 15 October, 2020

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

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

Oct 15th 2020, 7:02 AM 28,026 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.

# wellness - Saturday 10 October, 2020

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

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

Oct 10th 2020, 6:00 PM 48,512 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.

# wellness - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

What we can learn from the world's 'Blue Zones' - where people regularly live into their 90s and 100s
# Wellness Wednesday
# 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 47,475 Views 20 Comments

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

# wellness - Wednesday 22 July, 2020

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

Wellness Wednesday: A postcard from Leigh Arnold in Ibiza

Jul 22nd 2020, 7:00 PM 18,344 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.

# wellness - Saturday 18 July, 2020

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

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

Jul 18th 2020, 6:00 PM 24,223 Views 10 Comments

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

# wellness - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

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

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

Jul 8th 2020, 7:00 AM 28,643 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.

# wellness - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

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

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

Jul 1st 2020, 3:17 PM 17,398 Views 8 Comments

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

# wellness - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

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 15,083 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 10 June, 2020

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

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

Jun 10th 2020, 7:00 AM 9,586 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 3 June, 2020

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 12,786 Views 6 Comments

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

# wellness - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

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 10,769 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 20 May, 2020

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 11,586 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 - Friday 1 May, 2020

'We have a duty to our healthcare workers to mind them, while they mind us'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'We have a duty to our healthcare workers to mind them, while they mind us'

May 1st 2020, 7:00 AM 16,853 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 29 April, 2020

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 24,852 Views 9 Comments

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

# wellness - Wednesday 15 April, 2020

Wellness Wednesday: 'Anxiety isn’t only in your head' - an occupational therapist says the body holds the key
# Wellness
# 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 31,741 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 - Saturday 11 April, 2020

Roz Purcell shares her routine, recipes and tips for staying positive during Covid-19 isolation
# Saturday Serving
# Saturday Serving

Roz Purcell shares her routine, recipes and tips for staying positive during Covid-19 isolation

Apr 11th 2020, 7:30 AM 56,604 Views 107 Comments

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

# wellness - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

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

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

Mar 25th 2020, 8:22 AM 31,934 Views 12 Comments

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

# wellness - Saturday 21 March, 2020

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

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 17,687 Views 16 Comments

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

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