Steps we can take to improve mental health

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Mental health, or the spectrum of feelings that we all experience every day, is a broad and wide reaching area of life that impacts each of us in a variety of ways. Acknowledging pressures to our mental health allows us to feel more control over this area of our lives and therefore have an influence over our feelings and, as a … Read More

Rethinking anxiety to our advantage

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Worry and stress have become socially acceptable code words for anxiety.  Anxiety is rooted in our fear response. How we process fear is a long-held system that we build over our childhoods and continue to cement, well into our adult lives.  It feels immutable, unchangeable and overwhelming. However, like any other system that we have, though self awareness, we can … Read More

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

Managing expectations at Christmas

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It really has begun to look a lot like Christmas. Having only been a few short weeks since the clocks have gone back, the dark evenings have well and truly come upon us and that wintery feel has certainly crept in and the season is well underway. As the seasons change, we see our environment change, our routines change, temperatures … 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

An Interview with Seán De Bhulbh

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This month, we’re talking with Gestalt therapist Seán De Bhulbh about his work at MyMind and the Gestalt approach to therapy. What drew you to the area of therapy? When I reached my late thirties I experienced unhappiness and dis-ease in life, my life circumstances and situation.  I found it difficult to enjoy relationships and to feel satisfaction and fulfilment in my work.  … 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

Love and your mental wellbeing

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What is love? Love, often treated as an enigma, can be defined as a strong feeling of affection one experiences towards another person. Love is held in high regard by many people; it features heavily in all forms of media. Try to listen to a song on the radio or watch a film in the cinema without love playing a … Read More