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# wellness - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

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

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'

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'

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

# wellness - Thursday 19 March, 2020

Opinion: Virtual meditation & yoga, just two ways to help manage Covid-19 stress

The coronavirus has caused a major shift in how we live. Mindfulness practitioners are offering ways to help us deal with that shift.

# wellness - Monday 16 March, 2020

Opinion: So, you're working from home for now. How do you manage?

Barbara Edwards offers advice to workers who now find themselves signing in remotely, during the Covid-19 outbreak.

# wellness - Saturday 7 March, 2020

Opinion: We lost our baby son, it changed our lives, but our grief has helped us grow

Justin Caffrey describes the loss of his baby son, Joshua and says his son taught him how to live in the moment.

# wellness - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

Opinion: We need to talk about Menopause

When you’re ‘in menopause’, it’s time to stop and give yourself a wellness service, writes Barbara Edwards.

# wellness - Sunday 17 February, 2019

From The Daily Edge What little thing should you do for yourself to ease the Sunday Fear? Little Things

What little thing should you do for yourself to ease the Sunday Fear?

We have you covered.

# wellness - Thursday 13 December, 2018

Colds, flus and bugs: How to stay healthy and fight infections this Christmas season

The HSE National Clinical Advisor Dr Vida Hamilton tells us how to stay well, and where to go if we do get sick.

# wellness - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

From The42 Ex-Munster man Niall Ronan moving on with life in the world of wellness Transition

Ex-Munster man Niall Ronan moving on with life in the world of wellness

The 35-year-old is looking to bring lessons from pro rugby into his new company, Titan Wellness.

# wellness - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

How to cope with 7 common illnesses

Mild bugs can often be dealt with at home.

# wellness - Thursday 22 December, 2016

7 simple hacks for a healthier lifestyle

Little changes, big results.

# wellness - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

From The Daily Edge 10 food lies we'd kindly ask people to stop telling us Activated Almonds

10 food lies we'd kindly ask people to stop telling us

Wellness gurus, stop this madness.

# wellness - Monday 21 December, 2015

Lifehack: Here's how to change your thinking to help protect your mental health

Banish those negative thought spirals.

# wellness - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Debate Room: Are keep fit schemes in work a great idea or majorly intrusive?

Leo Varadkar has announced a new initiative for public sector employees. – but is it a good idea or a bad idea?