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6 physical activities for people who don’t like sport

Lots of people really don’t like sport. Like, really don’t like it. Some people find it difficult, or boring. Some people feel self-conscious when they play, and get embarrassed. Some people might have had a bad experience playing sport when they were growing up and...

Samaritans urge people to ‘shush’ and to listen to others

A leading suicide prevention charity is challenging people to become better listeners. Every week, nine people in Ireland kill themselves. Good listening is hard, but the Samaritans believe it is essential in bringing down the number of suicides. The Samaritans respond to one call for help per...

How much am I drinking?

Measuring drinks When we drink an alcoholic beverage, there are so many variables that it is difficult to keep track of how much alcohol we are consuming. Glasses, cans and bottles come in different sizes. Different drinks contain different percentages of alcohol. The simplest way to...

Mindspace Mayo launches first outreach programme in Erris

Mindspace Mayo is a free, confidential, support service for those aged between 15 and 25 in Mayo. We provide non-judgemental listening and supportive guidance to young people experiencing a difficult or distressing time. Advice and guidance is also provided to anybody who is concerned about...

Why is sleep so important?

Sleep is one of the most important parts of our daily routine. It allows our brain to relax and recharge for the day ahead. It is one of the key factors to keeping good mental and physical health. We all know how bad it feels to have a...

Six apps that help mind your mental health

May marks Green Ribbon month, the national campaign that encourages us to talk to each other about our mental health and to challenge the stigma the still remains around depression and a whole host of psychological issues. So as the month draws to a close we...