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The importance of self-compassion and self-acceptance

Positive well-being – sometimes we are our own greatest obstacles to achieving happiness “If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” – Dalai Lama Often, we are our own greatest obstacles to achieving happiness and well-being. Sometimes we...

Breaffy GAA leads the field in fight for mental health awareness

Breaffy GAA Club has extended its commitment to reducing the stigma surrounding mental health with the announcement that Mindspace Mayo will now feature on the clubs U-14 jerseys. It is hoped that the campaign will raise awareness of youth mental health issues in Mayo. GAA clubs...

How To Help Your Child If Christmas Makes Them Anxious

If you think that the holidays could be a difficult time for your child, here are some tips for how you could alleviate the pressure or worry they may feel. Gifts, gingerbread houses, advent calendars and chocolate. Trips to see Santa, trips to see his...

HSE and Tusla staff launch Bronntanas appeal

IN 2002, HSE staff in Mayo came up with an initiative to ensure that less privileged children in the county and their families would have a fair chance to enjoy the Christmas festive season. The plan was to organise the giving of presents anonymously to...

9 Toxic Attitudes That Push Happiness Away From You

It’s no secret that we all want happiness. After all, we only get life once and we want to make the most of it. But most of us find that happiness is fleeting. Why? Because we believe that happiness means being joyful, or excited. Yet these are...

Launch of NOSP 2016 Annual Report

Ireland’s suicide rate has stabilised since the recession and provisional data suggests a decreasing trend, according to the latest report by the HSE’s National Office for Suicide Prevention (NOSP). The HSE’s National Office for Suicide Prevention Annual Report for 2016 and the National Suicide Research Foundation’s...