Jack’s story: Living with asthma

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MyMind and the Asthma Society of Ireland have teamed up to promote wellbeing for all through the SSE Airtricity Dublin marathon. Living with a condition such as asthma can not only affect the sufferer’s mental wellbeing but also those close to them. As part of their ‘My Story’ series, the Asthma Society aim to tackle the stigma and stereotypes attached to those … Read More

How talk therapy changed my life

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Guest blogger and creator of ‘Sunny spells and shattered showers‘ Fiona Kennedy shares her own experience of talk therapy and talks about how it taught her how to cope with all that comes her way.  I recently came to the end of a therapeutic relationship that spanned just over six years. I can quite honestly put my hand on my heart … Read More

My experience with mindful eating

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Freelance writer Andrea Tolu shares his experience with mindful eating and explains how mindfulness helped him overcome these patterns.  Even if you don’t know what emotional eating is, you’re probably familiar with its consequences. When we eat emotionally, it has nothing to do with real hunger. It could be out of habit (that’s what we do at lunchtime), or because … Read More

How to control emotional eating

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In this article, MyMind therapist Anna Nauka talks about emotional eating and offers advice on how to control these patterns. Emotional eating is defined as a tendency to eat in response to the negative emotions such as anger, loneliness, boredom or depression. Emotional overeating is considered to be an inappropriate response to stress. Because of the specific physiological response connected with … Read More

MyMind and ASI team up for marathon

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MyMind Centre for Mental Wellbeing and the Asthma Society of Ireland (ASI) have joined forces for the SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon. The charities have teamed up to challenge the stigma surrounding physical and mental health and to promote wellbeing through exercise. More than 14,000 runners are expected to lace up for the Marathon on Bank Holiday Monday, October 26th next … Read More

What marriage counselling meant to me

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A real service user shares her experience with marriage counselling at MyMind.  A few months back, my marriage was in trouble and I was beginning to think about divorce. Although my partner and I knew that neither of us would be happy living separately, something was still wrong in our relationship. At that time I felt helpless, but I spoke … Read More

MyMind celebrates ninth anniversary

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MyMind Centre for Mental Wellbeing celebrated its ninth anniversary with the opening of its new Dublin-based centre – 7A Store Street. Founded in 2006 by ex-Googler Krystian Fikert, MyMind has grown from offering mental health services out of one room in a community centre, to a nation wide organisation that can reach people living anywhere in Ireland through its e-therapy … Read More

Sarah’s story

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MyMind Ambassador Sarah generously shares the story of her own mental health, and talks about how MyMind helped her see herself in a whole new way. The films that satisfy me the most (apart from almost everything with Meg Ryan or Julia Roberts, sshhh…) are those that end with the story being retold by a detective or lawyer who has … Read More

Interview: The Quick Fix

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In this interview Geraldine Kettle talks to us about brief therapy, our expectations when it comes to getting a quick fix, and how when it comes to therapy, “The client needs to be doing this for themselves, not for anybody else.” We hope you enjoy reading. MyMind: You offer both brief/short-term and long-term psychotherapy. How brief do you think therapy … Read More

MyMind and LetsPrint.ie team up

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MyMind Centre for Mental Wellbeing and LetsPrint.ie have teamed up to empower others to take their own positive step towards mental wellbeing. This partnership has grown from a mutual belief that everyone has the right to access mental health support when they need it, to help resolve issues, develop coping skills and enjoy life to the fullest. Working together to … Read More