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

Beneath the helmet

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This week, MyMind Ambassador Brendan Doyle is writing from the Winter Olympics training centre in Lake Placid, NY. Brendan talks about how his dedication to and love of his sport has helped him overcome the anxiety he struggled with every day.  If you’re familiar with my story, you know the experience I’ve had with depression, anxiety and panic attacks. You might … Read More

Running for wellbeing!

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This year, we teamed up with the Asthma Society of Ireland for the SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon, to challenge the stigma surrounding physical and mental health and to promote wellbeing through exercise. We asked you to take on the challenge of running for wellbeing, which is no easy feat when it’s a 26 miles stretch! A huge THANK YOU to our … Read More

MyMind and ASI team up for marathon

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MyMind Centre for Mental Wellbeing and the Asthma Society of Ireland (ASI) have joined forces for the SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon. The charities have teamed up to challenge the stigma surrounding physical and mental health and to promote wellbeing through exercise. More than 14,000 runners are expected to lace up for the Marathon on Bank Holiday Monday, October 26th next … Read More

Boosting your self-esteem

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Most of us struggle with our self-esteem from time to time. Self-esteem relates to the feeling of self-worth we have when we compare how we really are to how we aspire to be. We evaluate our self-worth in many different contexts, such as the school or work environment, our personal relationships and in social groups, and commonly, our physical appearance. … Read More