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

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

Our Christchurch centre is now open!

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We have opened a new multilingual centre in Christchurch, Dublin 8. From today – Monday September 17th 2018 – our new centre at 2A Christchurch Hall, High Street – is taking appointments and open to the public. MyMind provides counselling and psychotherapy care in 17 different languages with a team of 80 mental health professionals supporting with issues such as depression, … 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

Finding the support you need

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If you had broken an arm, have a cold or feel sick, then you would be encouraged to go see a GP or go to the hospital and get what you need seen to. What about if you were feeling anxious or depressed. Where would you be encouraged to go? Do we know where to go and do we know … 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