5 reasons why online therapy might work for you

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While traditionally, therapy was carried out face to face, having the option to talk to your therapist online is becoming a popular choice for a number of reasons. At MyMind, you have the choice of having your session at one of our four centres, or online via video chat, no matter where you’re living in Ireland. You can even do … Read More

5 tips for a better work life balance

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Work life balance. Easier said than done. We live in a society that tends to put everything else before our wellbeing, so we feel we are swimming upstream if we try to make ourselves the priority. In Ireland, we work on average 22.2 hours per week, but some of us have that under our belts by Wednesday, leaving little time … Read More

Our simple guide to better wellbeing in the New Year

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After the indulgence of Christmas, the start of the New Year can feel like a real slog. Everything you’ve been ‘putting off’ til January – bills, gym membership, job searches – is suddenly staring you right in the face and it’s all too easy to feel overwhelmed, exhausted and anxious. Parties and festive food are replaced with porridge and dark … Read More

Slowing down and self-care

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Rushing, moving, getting on, doing… In this constantly busy life that has happened to us it’s hard to slow down.  It’s hard to take time out.  Sometimes, even when we have nothing much to do we still find it hard to switch off fully, unwind, and relax. That’s before we even consider how we think and feel about what others … Read More

How to online date without losing yourself

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That old saying “the course of true love never runs smoothly” certainly has merit when it comes to finding that love. There was a time when it was all a little easier. My Dad likes to tell the story of how he and my mam met. Ireland of the fifties and sixties was a very different place and today’s Facebook … Read More

MyMind video series: Sarah Edmonds

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Sarah Edmonds

In the latest of our video series, Dublin-based therapist Sarah Edmonds talks about how speaking to a therapist can help bring more clarity to your life. “I think for a lot of us, we don’t have someone in our lives who’s there just to listen and support. I think therapy can be very supportive and offer a lot of clarity … Read More

MyMind video series: Joe Donnelly

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In the next instalment of the MyMind video series, Cork-based psychotherapist, Joe Donnelly tells us about how therapy can help support personal development and why a safe environment is important for our clients. “The process of personal growth is a process of integration, that we integrate the sometimes conflicting aspects of ourselves so we live a more integrated and resilient … Read More

My Life: One Year On

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The author of this article shares her experience of life before starting therapy at MyMind and one year on. Therapy and Generally Dealing with Life a Bit Better One Year On Then: I second-guessed every social interaction I had, even with close friends and family, and would often regret saying anything as it sounded stupid to me. Now: I feel … Read More

Nice to meet ‘Me’

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Cork blogger Sarah Cooney shares her experience of counselling at MyMind and her journey to get to really know herself. Nice to meet ‘Me’. This sums up nicely my experience of counselling so far. I have spent the last two years in counselling with a break of six months in between. During that time, it has felt like I have … Read More

An insight into my internship

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Looking to boost your career and skill knowledge but don’t know where to start? How about doing an internship? It can be tough as you near the end of your college years to think about an internship versus a holiday away. As a millennial, there is that pressure to aspire to perfection, to be confident, curious, beautiful, smart, talented and … Read More