Managing expectations at Christmas

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It really has begun to look a lot like Christmas. Having only been a few short weeks since the clocks have gone back, the dark evenings have well and truly come upon us and that wintery feel has certainly crept in and the season is well underway. As the seasons change, we see our environment change, our routines change, temperatures … Read More

Having a mentally healthy Christmas

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Lonely at Christmas

Christmas as we know can be a wonderful joyous time. It’s a time for giving and receiving, spending time with our families, friends and loved ones. However with Christmas there can be a lot of expectations, assumptions and psychological stress. It is expected of us to be festive and cheerful and it is assumed that we are these. There is … Read More

Coping with loss at Christmas

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Christmas can be a difficult and challenging time for those who have been bereaved.   There is the loneliness, the pain, the inability to engage with all the fun and frivolity that is synonymous with this normally joyous season.  Every Christmas song we hear on the radio, every advertisement we see on the TV is a painful reminder that it … Read More

5 scientifically-tested ways to boost your winter wellbeing

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The clocks have gone back, the temperatures are dropping, and the daylight hours feel non-existent. It may feel as if summer is just over, but winter is well and truly here. With the changing of the seasons, it can be more difficult to stay positive and healthy. The urge to pull the curtains and climb into bed, or binge on … Read More

What’s a MURPH??

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Crossfit Limerick is home to some of the most fit and motivated people around. We are thrilled to be able to partner with them for their charity MURPH event going on next Saturday, August 11th!  The “Murph” is a grueling 24 hour workout in memory of fallen US Navy SEAL Michael Murphy. A single round of this “Murph” contains a one … Read More

Happy Gut, Happy You

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In a world plagued by constant diet fads and new foods deemed “unhealthy” by the latest Facebook campaign, it can be difficult to know what you can and should eat. Now, to make it even more complicated, the world of mental health has been voicing its own studies on how your nutrition can be affecting your mental state. But the … Read More

8 Ways to Cope with Distress

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A break up. Death. A bad grade. Breaking something expensive or timeless. A computer crashing. Burning your breakfast when you are running late. Missing an important holiday. Injuring yourself. Your phone dying. Moving to a new home. Not landing a job you applied for. Forgetting your wallet. Divorce. A medical diagnosis. At some point in your life, you will find … Read More

Rejection, my Best Friend

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My name is Maggie Sanders. I am from Dallas, Texas, I went to college at the University of Arkansas, and have lived in the US my whole life. This summer I have traveled to Dublin from the US, and am working with MyMind as a marketing intern. I am here to share my story, as a student transitioning into the … Read More

Maternal mental health talk in Limerick

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A free maternal mental health talk will be hosted by MyMind and two other charities in Dooradoyle Library in Limerick this Thursday, June 14th. MyMind Limerick, along with ABC Start Right Limerick and the Limerick Mental Health Association have teamed up to invite local mums to an information, education and advice session. The talk, which is open to mums of … Read More

Assertiveness workshop

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Have you ever sat at a meeting at work with the mute button on because you were afraid your suggestions were no good? Do you have a habit of agreeing to things you really don’t want to do just to keep the peace? Being assertive in a modern world can be really difficult. Simply being in possession of a smartphone … Read More