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Living - Yesterday’s News

Top tips on staying connected for good mental wellbeing

All over the festive season, TheJournal.ie is bringing you tried and tested ways to help you keep your mental health in fine fettle.

From The Daily Edge 14 things we’ll be delighted to leave behind in 2014 Let It Go

14 things we’ll be delighted to leave behind in 2014

If 2015 means a new start free from these things, BRING IT ON.

No shuffling to the bar: cheers to a sober night out

The Sober Sessions are part of a movement to give Irish people an alternative to the pub and club scene.

From The Daily Edge 12 Christmas-themed TV episodes, ranked Tis The Season

12 Christmas-themed TV episodes, ranked

The 12 TV specials of Christmas.

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From Business ETC These are the best smartphone games released this year Playthrough
From The Daily Edge 23 creepy photos of abandoned, empty shopping centres Mall Rats

23 creepy photos of abandoned, empty shopping centres

The sets of a thousand zombie movies… only real.

Living - Thursday 25 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Can We Guess Your Favourite Rose? Quiz

Can We Guess Your Favourite Rose?

The pink one? The one with the nut?

The Night Nurse: Caring for cancer sufferers on Christmas Day is a privilege that helps me appreciate life

The Irish Cancer Society Night Nursing Service provides palliative care to cancer patients at the end of their cancer journey during the night, so they can stay in the comfort of their home, surrounded by the ones they love.

From The Daily Edge Can Your Family Beat This General Knowledge Quiz? Quiz

The Firefighter: ‘It’s never a good time to have a fire in your home, but Christmas is especially upsetting’

Those of us with kids will rise early to see if Santa came to visit, have some breakfast, exchange gifts and then wish our loved ones a Happy Christmas as we leave for work.

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From The Daily Edge The Big Fun Quiz Of The Year 2014 2014 In Review

The Big Fun Quiz Of The Year 2014

How will you do?

Adam Sandler is the most overpaid actor in Hollywood… AGAIN

Only one woman makes the top 10 – can you guess?

Column: 7 habits of happy couples

Long-lasting relationships depend on kindness and generosity – but how do we put those attributes into practise?

From The Daily Edge (Not) The Christmas Day RTÉ Guide

(Not) The Christmas Day RTÉ Guide

What’s ACTUALLY on telly today, courtesy of @YourRTEGuide.

From The Daily Edge 13 faces anyone spending Christmas with family will recognise immediately The Ordeal
From Business ETC Receive a new smartphone today? Here’s what you need to know* Getting Started

My 2014: This will always be the year I got cancer – but I feel incredibly positive and strong heading into 2015

When I put myself out there and said ‘I have cancer’ I suddenly acquired thousands of allies across the country. People were rooting for me.

From The Daily Edge ‘It was absolutely live’ – Ian Dempsey reminisces on Christmas morning in the Den Dempsey's Den

‘It was absolutely live’ – Ian Dempsey reminisces on Christmas morning in the Den

“We’d be the nation’s babysitter in the corner of the room”.

Living - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Now THIS is how you cook a turkey Masterchef

Now THIS is how you cook a turkey

Be warned, it’s fancy.

Opinion: Preparing for a smoke-free new year? Follow these tips for ditching tobacco

Stopping smoking is likely to give you a better quality of life, peace of mind and add years to your life.

From The Daily Edge 13 toys every eighties Irish kid coveted for Christmas Big Red Fun Bus
From Business ETC These are the apps everyone should have on their smartphone Essentials

These are the apps everyone should have on their smartphone

Because some apps are more useful than others.

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Opinion: Breaking up (around Christmas) is hard to do

Ending a relationship at this time of year can magnify the perception that everyone else is having a great time with their loved ones.

From Business ETC Want to track Santa’s progress today? Here’s how TechGuide
From The Daily Edge 9 terrible memes that were born and (thankfully) died in 2014 Know Your Meme

9 terrible memes that were born and (thankfully) died in 2014

2014: The year of the internet craze.

Your Christmas dinner is in the bin (well, the leftovers)

We’re second in the EU28 for recycling – but here’s how we could do a hell of a lot better.

Take it easy with the feasting this Christmas – you might not be as fit as you think

Lots of Irish people are kidding themselves when it comes to their weight and diet.

Living - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge 9 unmistakable signs that you are the Grinch Scrooged

9 unmistakable signs that you are the Grinch

Christmas cheer? Never heard of it.

From The Daily Edge Here’s your guide to the best films on TV this Christmas Christmas Telly

Here’s your guide to the best films on TV this Christmas

Let us help end the TV remote wars.

Want a good night’s sleep and to feel healthy these holidays? Then don’t do this

Backlit e-readers are not a good thing when you’re trying to have a restful night, researchers say.

Opinion: Are you having an emotional affair?

Don’t poo-poo the danger of emotional infidelity – it’s a betrayal that can warrant the break-up of a relationship.

Living - Monday 22 December, 2014

‘A vegan diet won’t help cure cancer’: Doctors warn against ‘bogus’ medical claims

It comes after glowing praise for a Dublin GP’s book about “starving” the disease of animal proteins.

From Business ETC These were the best apps released in 2014 Best Of

These were the best apps released in 2014

It’s been a busy year, but which apps of 2014 are worth your attention?

The Burning Question*: Clapping at the end of a film – grand or very annoying? Dilemma This post contains a poll

The Burning Question*: Clapping at the end of a film – grand or very annoying?

Let us distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

Opinion: The ‘perfect’ Christmas doesn’t exist – so take the pressure off

We insist on buying (literally) into the lie of perfection.

From Business ETC These messaging apps will help you wish someone a Merry Christmas* Good Wishes

These messaging apps will help you wish someone a Merry Christmas*

*If you want to go a step further than sending a generic text message, that is.

Column: How to cope when you fall out with an adult sibling

Brothers and sisters can be a wonderful part of our lives but it takes work to keep them there.

Living - Sunday 21 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Are You On Santa’s Naughty Or Nice List? On The List

Are You On Santa’s Naughty Or Nice List?

Will you be getting coal in your stocking? Find out in advance here.

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