Depression

The word depression is often used when we are feeling sad, fed up or feeling down.  However, feelings of sadness are normal reactions to situations that we are upset about, and will usually pass after a short time.  But depression is different to feeling down or sad.  It can last for a longer time, or pass and come back again and again, and it effects our ability to feel good […]

Problem sleeping?

When did sleeping become so problematic? How long to sleep, sleep hygiene, effect of lack of sleep on our physical and mental health? One in three people have problems sleeping: either trouble falling asleep, or waking up during the night and not able to go back to sleep. Did you know that before the 18th century, the prevailing view was that a night’s sleep was divided into two stages of […]

Helen Byrne speaks about Mindfulness

Helen Byrne speaks about Mindfulness

Helen Byrne of mindfulness.ie spoke to Shane from Kildare FM about mindfulness.

Professor Jim Lucey on the benefits of Mindfulness

Professor Jim Lucey on the benefits of Mindfulness

Professor Jim Lucey speaks about the benefits of Mindfulness.

The Mindful Revolution

The Mindful Revolution

Finding peace in a stressed-out, digitally dependent culture may just be a matter of thinking differently.

How therapy works

How therapy works

Dr Jonathan Shedler discusses the therapy process and the difference between psychiatry and psychotherapy.

The Neet and the Needy – Catherine Cleary

The Neet and the Needy – Catherine Cleary

Catherine Cleary writes in the Sunday Business Post about current economic times and the impact the economic climate is having on the family.