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

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

MyMind to open new Cork centre

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MyMind is opening a new centre in Cork city to serve the growing demand for affordable mental health support. After opening the Cork branch in 2013, MyMind saw an increase of 86% in appointments in 2017, compared to the previous year. MyMind provided nearly 5,000 appointment to the people of Cork in 2017 alone. The new centre – located at … Read More

Take a minute to change a life

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Mental health champions have come together to share advice on what they would do to try and change somebody’s life if they had just one minute to do so. Rugby pundit and author Brent Pope was joined by influencers, bloggers and advocates such as Doug Leddin, Eanna Walsh and Sarah Hanrahan to reveal how they would use this 60 seconds … Read More

The Breadth of a Country Walk

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Mindful walking means walking with a deliberate intention, focus and attitude. It is noticing without attachment, as best we can, our unfolding experience in an open, curious way. On a mindful walk we don’t judge ourselves or others. We stand back from our reactions, and respond gently to what comes our way. In May 2015, chartered psychologist, teacher and author … Read More

Dealing with exam stress

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It’s the first week of June, the sun’s out but students are still walking around with their heads in books. That can only mean one thing, the dreaded Leaving Certificate exams are here. These exams are one of the biggest sources of stress for school leavers and even those of us who finished secondary school years ago. Due to the … Read More

Depression and your relationship

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If you are depressed, your relationship can also become depressed. Depression can wreak havoc on your ability to experience and maintain intimacy within your relationship. Being depressed can illicit feelings of worthlessness; depression can affect moods, thoughts and behaviours, and even physical health. A common impact of depression is feeling lost or numb, so the depressed becomes disconnected from their … Read More

The power of listening

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According to the Mental Health Matters Report (2016), there has been a 41% increase in the number of college students seeking counselling. This is a staggering increase and it’s no surprise that a lot of university counselling services are struggling to meet this demand. In my spare time, I volunteer as a peer mentor. I am one of the founding members … Read More

MyMind Video Series: Emma Doyle

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Emma Doyle

Next up in the MyMind video series, we have Cork-based therapist Emma Doyle. Emma talks about integrative psychotherapy and how this can benefit family dynamics and resolve issues within the family unit. “Therapy can afford the client the opportunity to really understand their family system and how their role in a family developed,” said Emma. If you would like to … Read More

Asking for help

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Ever heard or said the following: “Ah, sure I’ll be grand”, “Don’t bother, I can handle it”, “Feelings? Nope, I don’t want to talk about it”, “It’s my burden to carry”, “I don’t want to bother them”, “I don’t need help.” Yes? Well you aren’t alone in that. Today is World Health Day and the aim of this day is … Read More