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

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

What is counselling?

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Life can be challenging at times, full of ups and downs, and sometimes talking to someone can really help untangle a situation, issue or feeling. Today, talking therapies such as counselling are used to help people come to terms with any problems they are facing, and set about working through them to build resilience and eventually get to a better … Read More

Making workplace wellbeing a priority

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Millennials, as you may have heard, are changing the way we work. Having grown up during an era in which overwork was glamourised – where 80-hour working weeks merited a pat on the back instead of a concerned intervention, and where productivity was measured on the clock as opposed to by impact – a backlash was somewhat inevitable. Sure enough, … Read More

The truth about trauma

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The word trauma is used in our everyday lives to describe highly stressful events. It covers a broad range of situations which fall under the categories of physical injury and emotional and physiological disturbances. The American Psychological Association defines trauma as “an emotional response to a terrible life event,” where the experience overwhelms the individual’s ability to cope. According to … Read More

National Workplace Wellbeing Day

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Next month – April 13th – is National Workplace Wellbeing Day. It is the day where employers across the country are being called on to stop for a minute to consider their staff’s mental and physical wellbeing. Unfortunately, we live in a time when burnout and workplace stress are all too common. We live in a very fast and closely … 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

The Breadth of a Country Walk

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Mindful walking means walking with a deliberate intention, focus and attitude. It is noticing without attachment, as best we can, our unfolding experience in an open, curious way. On a mindful walk we don’t judge ourselves or others. We stand back from our reactions, and respond gently to what comes our way. In May 2015, chartered psychologist, teacher and author … Read More

MyMind supports more than ever this winter

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MyMind has supported a record number of people this winter.  MyMind, which has centres in Dublin, Limerick and Cork, provided 1,798 appointments in November alone. This is compared to 1,226 appointments made by clients in the same month last year – a growth of almost 47%. An incredible 15,725 appointments have been made by MyMind clients so far this year. … Read More

INTERVIEW: Better lives with MyMind

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This July, MyMind has a team of experts hosting a range of workshops and courses that will teach you the tools needed to help you meet the challenges life throws your way. Read this interview with MyMind therapists Karolina Jurasik and Anna Nauka about their experience of delivering workshops and how even one course can make a big difference to … Read More