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

Put a self-care spring in your step

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For many people the idea of self-care conjures up ideas of bubble baths, a ‘treat yourself’ splurge on something you may not really be able to afford or a decadent treat. While these practices may give you a boost in the moment there is another, possibly a more nourishing self-care that when acted upon can stand to improve the day … Read More

5 tips for a better work life balance

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Work life balance. Easier said than done. We live in a society that tends to put everything else before our wellbeing, so we feel we are swimming upstream if we try to make ourselves the priority. In Ireland, we work on average 22.2 hours per week, but some of us have that under our belts by Wednesday, leaving little time … Read More

10 life enhancing hacks

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Happiness girl

It’s all too tempting to look for a quick fix when life throws challenges your way. Chocolate is my guilty pleasure and ‘go to’ pick me up for much needed relief especially when commitments (e.g. work, studies, and social time) come together to make me feel super stressed. Yet it’s effect was short-lived and I ended up craving more.  I … Read More

How to love yourself this Valentine’s Day

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Here’s a typical rom-com storyline: Guy meets girl. Guy falls for girl. Friends tell guy to “just be yourself!”. Guy replies with a sarcastic “that’s the problem”. They later fall in love. Classic. Real life, however, isn’t so black and white. Sometimes it just doesn’t work out. Sometimes, in real life, the story line finishes before it can even begin. … Read More