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

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

Counselling for students

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Exam season for students in Ireland is imminent and with it comes panicked study cramming, sleepless nights, caffeine drinks on tap, weepy Whatsapps and future fears. Student life, especially in the lead up to exams, can be wrought with immense pressure to succeed and plan for the future, and the student experience can go from zero to 10 on the … 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

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

Relax and restore in MyMind Limerick

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Do you run around at lunchtime trying to find that magic food or caffeine that will give you the boost of energy you so need to get you through the afternoon? Maybe, what you really need is a rest! Join us for an informal and enjoyable relaxation session on Wednesday 17th May at MyMind Limerick with our resident blogger and trainee … Read More

MyMind Video Series: Patrick Fitzgerald

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Patrick-Fitzgerald

Next up in the MyMind video series, Limerick-based therapist Patrick Fitzgerald talks about rural isolation in Ireland and why it is important to look after your mental health. “Rural isolation is the growing of loneliness that’s being experienced by communities” Patrick explains. If you wish to avail of the online or face-to-face services discussed by Patrick, please call us on … Read More

MyMind video series: Claire Forde

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Claire Forde

Continuing on from the MyMind video series, Limerick-based therapist Claire Forde talks about the person-centred approach and how counselling can help someone dealing with bereavement and loss. “People seek counselling because they want to change certain aspects of their lives that are just not working for them anymore,” says Claire. If Claire can help you with any issues you’re experiencing, … Read More

Wellness Wednesday at MyMind Limerick

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Do you run around at lunchtime trying to find that magic food or caffeine that will give you the boost of energy you so need to get you through the afternoon? Maybe, what you really need is a rest! MyMind and YogaLife Limerick have teamed up to bring you Wellness Wednesday! Join us for an informal and enjoyable mindful relaxation … Read More

My time at MyMind

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Limerick Mental Health Week

Before I started my work placement at MyMind, I didn’t really know much about the organisation. I knew that it integrated technology with mental health and that was roughly the bare bones of it. I was quite keen to begin to learn the “behind the scenes” process of counselling and psychotherapy as I was never provided that opportunity before, let … Read More