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How to Avoid A Poorly Designed School Mindfulness Program

By Jamie Bristow In the UK, it was recently announced that the national government will put public money into mindfulness in education for the first time. One hundred and fifty schools will take part in a trial training program as part of a wider piece of...

Simplifying our life: why less is more

By Karen Liebenguth Less is more: a saying, like all sayings, that holds an important grain of truth. In fact, I've just experienced its meaning during a wonderful two week retreat in the Scottish Highlands, away from it all - a full and busy life in London...

Struggling to Meditate? Try the Ultimate Meditation

I love to talk about nothing. It's the only thing I know anything about. ― Oscar Wilde   I have a confession to make. I didn’t meditate much at all last week. The cycle of not wanting to meditate happens to me once in awhile. Sometimes after a few months of...

National Carers Week Event, Breaffy House Hotel, Castlebar

We cordially invite you to attend our National Carers Week Event in Breaffy House Hotel , Castlebar on Monday 12th June from 11.00am-2.00pm. Inspirational Guest Speakers Áine Gaffney, speaking on behalf of her late brother Paddy, Mayo Carer of the Year Helen Rochford, Advocate for People...

Pieta House launches Resilience Academy schools programme

RTE’s Bryan Dobson and Eoghan McDermott - along with Minister of State for Mental Health and Older People, Helen McEntee - today launched a new school resilience programme developed by Pieta House. The aim of the six-week Pieta House Resilience Academy is to equip Second Year...

#TeenMentalHealth Report: Nearly 75% of teens worry about body shape

In a special report, Irish Examiner journalists looks at teen mental health. A special Irish Examiner / ReachOut Ireland teen mental health survey was designed to capture the views of teenagers in Ireland in relation to youth mental health and the issues that affect them. A body of...

Want to set up a Walking Group in your community this Spring?

If you would like to get a walking group started in your area take steps to start with the new phase of the Get Ireland Walking Active Community Walking Programme. The programme will encourage people to become active/more active through walking and support local people...

Mayo Children and Young People’s Committee Survey

Mayo Children and Young People’s Committee brings together the main statutory, community and voluntary providers of services to children and young people. They provide a forum for joint planning and co-ordination of activity to ensure that children, young people and their families receive improved and...