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# wellbeing - 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 15,276 Views 5 Comments

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

# wellbeing - Friday 12 March, 2021

Opinion: One year on, we're seeing the mental health impacts of this pandemic
# Covid Anniversary
# Covid Anniversary

Opinion: One year on, we're seeing the mental health impacts of this pandemic

Mar 12th 2021, 5:30 PM 17,691 Views 26 Comments

Dr Niall Duffy and Dr Stephen McWilliams of St John of God say that many people referred to the hospital in the last year have not been helped by Covid stress.

# wellbeing - 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 47,349 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.

# wellbeing - 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 69,667 Views 35 Comments

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

# wellbeing - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

Teachers' union asks government to start school Christmas break a few days earlier
# Wellbeing
# Wellbeing

Teachers' union asks government to start school Christmas break a few days earlier

Nov 18th 2020, 6:10 AM 56,329 Views 113 Comments

Schools are due to close on Tuesday 22 December; the TUI is suggesting that they instead close on Friday 18 December.

# wellbeing - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Young people who talk to parents about relationships 'significantly more likely' to use contraception during sex
# Esri Report
# Esri Report

Young people who talk to parents about relationships 'significantly more likely' to use contraception during sex

Nov 10th 2020, 6:20 AM 16,828 Views 9 Comments

The findings are included in a report published today by the HSE and ESRI.

# wellbeing - Thursday 3 September, 2020

Living with an eating disorder: The last few months have brought unwelcome challenges
# Opinion
# Opinion

Living with an eating disorder: The last few months have brought unwelcome challenges

Sep 3rd 2020, 7:00 AM 17,144 Views 9 Comments

Ciara lives with an eating disorder. She says the health service is not fit for purpose when it comes to these illnesses.

# wellbeing - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

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 14,758 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.

# wellbeing - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Nationwide survey will ask people how they are coping as Covid-19 restrictions ease
# Wellbeing
# Wellbeing

Nationwide survey will ask people how they are coping as Covid-19 restrictions ease

Jun 16th 2020, 3:10 PM 9,519 Views 13 Comments

It will also ask people about how well they feel the government is balancing the lifting of restrictions with that of economic and social wellbeing.

# wellbeing - 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 16,834 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.

# wellbeing - 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 24,507 Views 9 Comments

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

# wellbeing - Friday 24 April, 2020

Wine, exercise and online quiz nights: Taoiseach and ministers say how they're minding their mental health
# WELL-BEING
# WELL-BEING

Wine, exercise and online quiz nights: Taoiseach and ministers say how they're minding their mental health

Apr 24th 2020, 7:00 PM 52,997 Views 68 Comments

Leo is missing the gym.

# wellbeing - 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 56,197 Views 104 Comments

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

# wellbeing - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

Opinion: We need to talk about Menopause
# Wellness
# Wellness

Opinion: We need to talk about Menopause

Jan 21st 2020, 8:00 PM 20,550 Views 21 Comments

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

# wellbeing - Sunday 22 December, 2019

Christmas can be stressful - here are ways to mind your mental health during the holidays
# Be Kind To Yourself
# Be Kind To Yourself

Christmas can be stressful - here are ways to mind your mental health during the holidays

Dec 22nd 2019, 9:15 AM 17,082 Views 9 Comments

It isn’t an easy time for everyone, so we’ve taken a look at how this Christmas can be better for everyone.

# wellbeing - Monday 8 April, 2019

Taoiseach launches Healthy Ireland campaign saying 'health is not a black hole'
# Wellbeing
# Wellbeing

Taoiseach launches Healthy Ireland campaign saying 'health is not a black hole'

Apr 8th 2019, 4:07 PM 12,997 Views 45 Comments

A survey revealed 92% of Irish people wanted to make changes to improve their health

# wellbeing - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Here's what the wellbeing of Ireland looks like right now
# Census
# Census

Here's what the wellbeing of Ireland looks like right now

Jan 10th 2018, 3:38 PM 23,123 Views 23 Comments

The average annual earnings in 2016 were €36,919 per person.

# wellbeing - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Mind yourself this Christmas: How to care for your mental health during the holidays
# Mind Yourself
# Mind Yourself

Mind yourself this Christmas: How to care for your mental health during the holidays

Dec 21st 2017, 8:00 PM 16,889 Views 14 Comments

Christmas can be stressful at the best of times. We’ve compiled some advice on how to make the holidays more relaxing.

# wellbeing - Monday 2 October, 2017

In case you were wondering, NFL players don't care about your fantasy football team
# Wellbeing
From The42
# Wellbeing

In case you were wondering, NFL players don't care about your fantasy football team

Oct 2nd 2017, 6:33 PM 6,162 Views 5 Comments

‘(Fans) don’t think about the effects that an injury will have to a guy’s mental capacity and what his family and what his mom and girlfriend and wife might be going through.’

# wellbeing - Monday 12 June, 2017

Obesity 'epidemic' affects one in 10 people worldwide - study
# Worrying Trend
# Worrying Trend

Obesity 'epidemic' affects one in 10 people worldwide - study

Jun 12th 2017, 10:30 PM 13,949 Views 40 Comments

Researchers said there was a worrying rise in the number of obese children across the world.

# wellbeing - Monday 1 May, 2017

Want to feel better about life? Get out in nature
# Getting Out
# Getting Out

Want to feel better about life? Get out in nature

May 1st 2017, 11:00 AM 14,079 Views 15 Comments

Going for a walk is good in a lot of ways.

# wellbeing - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

National Museum 'working hard to fix prolonged, systemic bullying of staff'
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

National Museum 'working hard to fix prolonged, systemic bullying of staff'

Apr 11th 2017, 5:12 PM 20,858 Views 21 Comments

In an unusual event, senators on the committee said that they were uncomfortable with their Chair’s line of questioning.

# wellbeing - Sunday 5 February, 2017

Depression, stress and emigration: Why medical students need to talk about mental health
# Burnout
# Burnout

Depression, stress and emigration: Why medical students need to talk about mental health

Feb 5th 2017, 8:15 AM 17,275 Views 8 Comments

A new campaign is aiming to take away the stigma some people feel about discussing issues such as depression and suicide.

# wellbeing - Friday 27 January, 2017

5 key points to keeping a healthy relationship with exercise
# Life Coach
From The42
# Life Coach

5 key points to keeping a healthy relationship with exercise

Jan 27th 2017, 7:00 AM 8,174 Views 8 Comments

‘It’s time to look beyond the abs and explore the relationships they are promoting to exercise instead,’ writes life coach Sarah Doyle.

# wellbeing - Thursday 22 December, 2016

It's official - Facebook makes you miserable, according to new research
# Lurkers
# Lurkers

It's official - Facebook makes you miserable, according to new research

Dec 22nd 2016, 4:17 PM 10,600 Views 20 Comments

People’s emotional life improves significantly when they quit the social network for a week, a study found.

# wellbeing - Sunday 18 December, 2016

Minding yourself this Christmas: How to protect your mental health at this time of year
# Be Kind To Yourself
# Be Kind To Yourself

Minding yourself this Christmas: How to protect your mental health at this time of year

Dec 18th 2016, 1:00 PM 17,014 Views 17 Comments

It can be stressful at the best of times, here we take a look at how this Christmas can be a relaxing time.

# wellbeing - Thursday 14 May, 2015

You're LESS likely to get injured in work now the Celtic Tiger is over
# Health And Safety
# Health And Safety

You're LESS likely to get injured in work now the Celtic Tiger is over

May 14th 2015, 3:42 PM 6,011 Views 19 Comments

And less likely during the recession.

# wellbeing - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Our attention is pulled in so many directions these days – we need to find a sense of calm
# Opinion
# Opinion

Our attention is pulled in so many directions these days – we need to find a sense of calm

May 12th 2015, 1:45 PM 63 Views 27 Comments

It is estimated that over 60,000 thoughts flow through our mind every day (and most of them are repeats).

# wellbeing - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Opinion: Summer thyme and the remedy's easy...
# Holistic Gardener
# Holistic Gardener

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

Jun 24th 2014, 1:00 PM 266 Views 8 Comments

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

# wellbeing - Saturday 21 June, 2014

Opinion: 9 ways to reduce stress now
# Wellbeing
# Wellbeing

Opinion: 9 ways to reduce stress now

Jun 21st 2014, 12:00 PM 524 Views 13 Comments

Don’t let modern life get you down – reduce your stress with these easy lifestyle changes.

# wellbeing - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Time to support players' emotional wellbeing as GAA launches new mental health pack
# GAA
From The42
# GAA

Time to support players' emotional wellbeing as GAA launches new mental health pack

Apr 23rd 2014, 3:45 PM 3,726 Views 1 Comment

The packs allow users to tune their mental fitness while on the go thanks to a mental fitness app created by Inspire Ireland.

# wellbeing - Monday 14 October, 2013

How can we improve wellbeing in Ireland?
# Psychology
# Psychology

How can we improve wellbeing in Ireland?

Oct 14th 2013, 8:30 PM 7,923 Views 32 Comments

NUI Galway is looking for participants in a new study at the School of Psychology.

# wellbeing - Sunday 5 May, 2013

Why some people (and mice) can eat a lot and stay skinny
# Hollow Leg
# Hollow Leg

Why some people (and mice) can eat a lot and stay skinny

May 5th 2013, 11:30 AM 29,610 Views 28 Comments

It may be in the genes – but you don’t give up the exercise or healthy eating just yet…

# wellbeing - Monday 29 April, 2013

15 productivity tips to help you escape the 9-5 lifestyle
# Lifehack
# Lifehack

15 productivity tips to help you escape the 9-5 lifestyle

Apr 29th 2013, 7:15 AM 16,383 Views 8 Comments

If you’re spending 12 hours a day at your job and still not finishing your work, it’s time to make a change.

# wellbeing - Sunday 21 April, 2013

How to manage workplace stress
# Wellbeing
# Wellbeing

How to manage workplace stress

Apr 21st 2013, 5:30 PM 14,915 Views 13 Comments

It’s part of modern life – but there are ways to let go…

# wellbeing - Monday 18 March, 2013

23 scientifically-backed ways to reduce stress
# Calm
# Calm

23 scientifically-backed ways to reduce stress

Mar 18th 2013, 7:00 PM 35,360 Views 49 Comments

Pets, art, kissing, tea-drinking, writing a journal – some stress-busting strategies you can try out right now.

# wellbeing - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

Poll: Do you read the labels on your food?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you read the labels on your food?

Jan 3rd 2012, 10:57 AM 4,221 Views 36 Comments

Our column today focuses on the nutritional value of some food and why it may not be as it appears. So, do you read the labels on the food you buy and eat?

# wellbeing - Monday 25 April, 2011

What recession? Irish rank themselves in top 10 for optimism
# Happiness
From The Daily Edge
# Happiness

What recession? Irish rank themselves in top 10 for optimism

Apr 25th 2011, 12:11 PM 3,416 Views 0 Comments

A new Gallup survey of international wellbeing sees Ireland comes 9th out of 124 countries in how they rank their lives.

The 9 at 9: Easter Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Easter Monday

Apr 25th 2011, 9:06 AM 3,584 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know at 9am: A week of teachers’ conferences begins, Brendan Smyth to be exhumed, and how the Irish aren’t so glum after all…

# wellbeing - Wednesday 16 March, 2011

Happy twits flock together: study
# Twitter Cliques
# Twitter Cliques

Happy twits flock together: study

Mar 16th 2011, 9:36 AM 563 Views 4 Comments

A scientific study has uncovered that the virtual world is just as clique-ridden as the real one. Happy twits flock together – while misery loves company, even on Twitter.