The experience of loneliness at Christmas

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In the run up to Christmas and well into the New Year many people experience loneliness.   The type of loneliness I am referring to is an internal one that no amount of external company can cure.  It is a time where people evaluate their happiness scale on both a conscious and unconscious level which brings about many mixed feelings … 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

Learning From loneliness

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We all have solitary moments and most of the time that’s okay. Some people even thrive in isolated conditions, however, it starts to be less okay when it causes damage to your mental and physical health. Loneliness is an unpleasant emotional response to isolation or lack of companionship. It may begin as feeling a little isolated one day but it … Read More