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# well-being - Thursday 6 December, 2018

What is the psychological impact of Christmas?

‘Christmas affects the human mind in many ways, capable of stimulating joy, nostalgia, excitement, trepidation, and stress – occasionally all at the same time’, writes Professor Brian Hughes.

# well-being - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Cutting out salt may not lower your blood pressure

Adults are recommended to limit their daily intake of sodium to around 2,300 milligrams a day.

# well-being - Friday 13 May, 2016

COMPETITION: Tell us what motivates you to get fit to win annual roaming membership to all FLYEfit gyms

We want to hear all your inspiration and motivation.

# well-being - Saturday 4 April, 2015

Tips to keep your mental health in check while dealing with cancer

Tips to keep your mental health in check while dealing with cancer

The Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI) has devised 10 tips on how to best cope with a diagnosis of cancer.

# well-being - Sunday 5 October, 2014

Column: The five steps to emotional well-being

Positive mental health is a journey – sometimes enlightening, sometimes challenging, but most definitely worthwhile.

# well-being - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Opinion: Summer thyme and the remedy's easy...

Gardening expert and holistic practitioner Fiann Ó Nualláin shares some of his secrets on how to survive the summer.

# well-being - Monday 17 February, 2014

Loneliness is a health risk for the elderly

Loneliness has twice the impact of obesity on premature death.

# well-being - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

Young employee dubbed 'Virgin Mary' by supervisors wins sexual harassment case

The young woman was awarded the maximum of two years’ salary by the Equality Tribunal.

# well-being - Monday 3 June, 2013

“What’s that, dear?”: The science of selective hearing

Ever tuned out of one conversation just to listen in on another? Course you have.

# well-being - Thursday 26 April, 2012

How happy are you? Scientists want to know HAPPY NATION This post contains images

How happy are you? Scientists want to know

The Science Gallery’s new exhibition ‘Happy? Take a Second Look’ uncovers the true mood of the nation – and will putting the country to the happiness test.

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