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

In these unprecedented times…

In these unprecedented times (sounds dramatic but they are) we all need to be mindful of where our heads are at. This is a nice graphic, I like it as it’s simple. Obviously managing anxiety on top of the current corona virus pandemic is challenging. But taking care of our  mental health has never been… Read More

Steep rise in rates of anxiety and depression among young Irish Times Article

Steep rise in rates of anxiety and depression among young Mental health study captured the views of more than 19,000 Irish young people about 5 hours ago Carl O’Brien Education Editor 22 per cent of adolescents surveyed reported severe anxiety. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto Rates of anxiety and depression are on the rise among young… Read More

Who’s responsible anyway?

    You may have heard this story before but indulge me as it’s important and relevant to all our lives. I have a copy of this on my office wall. Only through our own actions will we change our lives: This is a story about four people named Everybody, Somebody, Anybody and Nobody.  There… Read More