Slowing down and self-care

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Rushing, moving, getting on, doing… In this constantly busy life that has happened to us it’s hard to slow down.  It’s hard to take time out.  Sometimes, even when we have nothing much to do we still find it hard to switch off fully, unwind, and relax. That’s before we even consider how we think and feel about what others … Read More

My Life: One Year On

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The author of this article shares her experience of life before starting therapy at MyMind and one year on. Therapy and Generally Dealing with Life a Bit Better One Year On Then: I second-guessed every social interaction I had, even with close friends and family, and would often regret saying anything as it sounded stupid to me. Now: I feel … 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

Social media and mental wellbeing: Follow, Like and Share

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Social media, the double edged sword. Love it or hate it, it seems like it’s here to stay and it’s constantly evolving. While social media has been proven in some cases to have a negative impact on mental wellbeing, it can also aid communication and emphasises how important it is to start a conversation about mental health from a young … Read More

Debunking 10 mental health myths

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What is mental health? When does mental health turn to mental illness? This is a topic that we are seeing again and again in the media, and an issue which is so prevalent in our society with 1 in 4 people experiencing mental health problems in their lives. Given the increase in talks around this, why are there still so … Read More

Making January your own

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“What are your New Year’s resolutions?” “Did you have a good Christmas?” “What did you do for New Year’s Eve?” “Wasn’t it great to have the long Christmas break?” “New Year, new start”….. And so go on the interrogations of the so-called festive period. Any of these sound familiar? As we face into January and listen to everybody else’s good … Read More

Give yourself the gift of therapy this Christmas

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As we approach New Year’s Eve it’s natural to find yourself reflecting on the goals you set for yourself at the start of the year, and it’s even more natural to discover that you may not be where you want to be in life. You may notice feelings of failure and dread surfacing before you even make your resolutions. This year … Read More

Wellbeing in the workplace

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The workplace can be a minefield of factors that may have a negative impact on your mental wellbeing. Stress, anxiety, insomnia. These are only some of the issues that can emerge from feeling overwhelmed in your job, whether it is a demanding boss, an unrealistic workload, feeling bullied or a dispute with a colleague. Mental wellbeing can hugely impact employees … Read More

Enhance your wellbeing with MyMind

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Life is not easy. When we awake in the morning, we’ve no ideas what’s in store or what curve balls will be thrown our way. Life presents us with many challenges to our emotional and mental well-being. You may be struggling with a particular difficulty, want to get more out of life or feel more balanced and fulfilled. You may … Read More

Mental wellbeing at work

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As we promote physical health and wellness for Workplace Wellbeing Day 2016, we need to also remember how important positive mental wellbeing is to our happiness at work  Launching Workplace Wellbeing Day 2016 today, Minister for Health Leo Varadkar, emphasised the importance of wellbeing in the workplace for productivity: “A healthy workplace is a happier and more productive workplace… We … Read More