Anxiety management and mindfulness

A big thank you to the 1st year nursing students for being a wonderful audience over the last few weeks. Keep up the good work and remember to use the little techniques I showed you to stay mindful: 478 breathing, 54321 grounding, H-P-F and many more. Really enjoyed your company and I wish you well… Read More

Stanford professor reveals the science behind ‘Zoom fatigue’

Constant Zoom calls are tiring and science has been looking at why (Credits: Getty Images/iStockphoto) A new scientific study has backed up the … Stanford professor reveals the science behind ‘Zoom fatigue’ This is a fair assessment, as a medium video conferencing has its place in the world. However its use has gone beyond its… Read More

Tipping the anxiety scales in a global pandemic

I read this morning that more people have now been vaccinated compared to those who have COVID-19. This is great news. I know I’m one of those lucky people. Necessity is of course the mother of all invention and with the continual roll out of the various vaccines that are available, or soon to be… Read More

My anxiety doesn’t define me

Do you believe that this statement is true? If you do then you are right. If you don’t then you are right. Paradoxically both positions can be seen as correct. However it is not that your anxiety defines you, it is your belief that it defines you is the correct position. Of course anxiety can… Read More

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