New year, so what?

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It’s another new year. And so what? The pressure to transform overnight, to resolve all of life’s issues, and to become a new ‘you’, just because the clock struck midnight on December 31st, can feel overwhelming. In 2019, why not let off of the pressure to change and simply ‘be’ instead. Life is a journey, and a new year is … 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

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

Loving your body all year round

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It’s that time of the year again. The time where many of us become obsessed with weight and races to get their “summer body”. The struggle to start or even finish this weight race often comes with stigma and judgement which has been shown to increase the chance of suffering from mental health issues such as stress and anxiety. Research … Read More

MyMind and Aura Leisure promote mental fitness

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MyMind has teamed up with Aura Sport and Leisure to promote positive mental and physical fitness. To mark Suicide Prevention Day, which is taking place across the world tomorrow – Saturday, 10th September – Aura Leisure and MyMind are working together to highlight the important link between physical and mental wellbeing. No matter your age or fitness level, you can … Read More

Women’s mental wellbeing

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Happy International Women’s Day 2016! The impact of mental health difficulties are felt equally by men and women. However, in this article, MyMind intern Fiona Kerrigan looks at mental health issues that commonly affect women and the factors that can contribute to them. Today, the 8th of March, we celebrate International Women’s Day 2016. Over 100 years ago, in 1908, 15,000 … Read More

Beneath the helmet

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This week, MyMind Ambassador Brendan Doyle is writing from the Winter Olympics training centre in Lake Placid, NY. Brendan talks about how his dedication to and love of his sport has helped him overcome the anxiety he struggled with every day.  If you’re familiar with my story, you know the experience I’ve had with depression, anxiety and panic attacks. You might … Read More