Poll: Has the pandemic affected your mental health? · TheJournal.ie

The Covid-19 pandemic has taken its toll on many people. — Read on http://www.thejournal.ie/mental-health-covid-19-2-5176991-Aug2020/ Nearly 60 % of people surveyed said their mental health has been affected during this pandemic. It doesn’t all have to be like this. Let’s do something together to change this affect. This is a global phenomenon so no one should… Read More

Dingle’s WWII survivor: ‘People need to relax’

Dingle’s WWII survivor: ‘People need to relax’ — Read on http://www.rte.ie/amp/1132874/ Wise words from a patient lady on her 90th birthday. It’s not easy at the moment, which is understandable , we all feel uneasy, we are restless, we want to get back to our lives. But we can’t, not just yet. This is the… Read More

Crisis! Rebel or Conform?

✅❎❓ Great article from the BBC on Facebook page. I come from a social psychology background and find how we act within and outside groups fascinating. This article highlights the challenges we as individuals face when presented with a crisis. We are currently knee deep, waist deep or up to our necks in it ,… Read More

When social distancing anxiety hits home

”You’re far too close, stand back from each other, six feet people , two metres. I’m being serious, this is serious, very serious.” It’s the reception area in a part of a Dublin hospital, small groups of health care staff are busy doing their jobs as they would every day, but the words stop people… Read More