Dr Ciara Kelly, medical doctor and health and wellness blogger at The Irish Balance, tell us how to de-digital our lives and reduce our screentime.
There’s still many, many misconceptions about mental health in 2018 and how it affects people individually varies massively. Speaking about mental health can be difficult for sufferers. But what do you do when someone you love or care about is suffering? How can you help them? Sometimes, it’s hard to know how to help – […]
“Accept the fact that how you’re feeling shouldn’t own you.” As this year’s World Mental Heath Day is focused around young people and mental health in a changing world, Dave from The Hub wanted to chat to two particular people. His special guests on the night were DJ and producer John Gibbons and President of […]
“That was the hardest day of my life but it was the best decision I’ve ever made.” Mayo Rose Rachel Gibbons is urging us to seek help if we’re struggling with our mental health. The accounts assistant won praise for her powerful mental health speech on stage at the Rose of Tralee in August. She […]
“I think it’s important for men to speak out and not try and bottle anything up.” Olly Murs has revealed he went to a therapist after he experienced anxiety following a high-profile mistake on The X Factor. The popstar, who co-hosted the show in 2015, accidentally announced a contestant had been kicked off before it […]
The figure has increased by 7% in just three years. The National Centre for Youth Mental Health, Jigsaw, say that 39% of their users have said they’ve experienced the condition. Parental separation, traumatic experiences, peer pressure and exam stress are traditional factors. According to their Annual Report in2017, other common mental health difficulties included: low mood […]
Do notifications constantly lighting up yout phone stress you out? New research shows that the average person gets between 65 and 80 notifications per day. According to research from Duke University’s Center for Advanced Hindsight, receiving notifications just three times a day is more effective than getting them immediately, once an hour, or not at […]
Anxiety is one of the main mental health issues facing young people in Ireland. Social media star Tom Mazzone posted below video yesterday, giving an eye-opening and touching insight into the day-to-day struggles for people suffering from anxiety. If you’ve been affected by the issues raised, you can free phone Samaritans any time on 116 […]