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Back to school without a bang

Pioneers of wellbeing in Irish schools, Dr Ann Caulfield and Derval Dunford of Mindfulness Matters, have just released a video giving teachers' and children’s perspectives on the difference that simple practices can make to anxiety, worry, concentration, and the overall classroom climate. One cute example from the children demonstrates how to magically manage ‘butterflies in their tummies’, something that may be useful for some teachers and parents, as well as children going back to school.

Psychiatric services inadequate, says local TD

Patients in need of psychiatric treatment are walking out of the emergency department of University Hospital Galway because of the overcrowding problem at the facility, according to a local TD.

Steps for less stress during exam season

As the Junior and Leaving Cert exams get underway this week, it is normal for students and parents, to become overwhelmed by the high level of stress and anxiety that comes hand-in-hand with state exams.

Demand for empathy at all-time high as country lurches into another scandal

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The empathy of the Irish people has been tested over the past few days, weeks, months.

Demand for empathy at all-time high as country lurches into another scandal

The empathy of the Irish people has been tested over the past few days, weeks, months.

‘There is no time limit to grief’

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A couple of months ago, radio presenter Meghann Scully published a candid and moving memoir about the devastating loss within a year of her brother Marcus, and father Maxie. Marcus was killed in a 2005 car crash, while Maxie, widely known as a superb horseman, died the following year after a long illness.

'There is no time limit to grief'

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A couple of months ago, radio presenter Meghann Scully published a candid and moving memoir about the devastating loss within a year of her brother Marcus, and father Maxie. Marcus was killed in a 2005 car crash, while Maxie, widely known as a superb horseman, died the following year after a long illness.

Vote Yes for compassion, care, and change

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Tomorrow we have a once in a lifetime opportunity to vote to remove the Eighth Amendment from the Constitution. At this point, we have all seen the posters and viral videos; we have received leaflets; and had conversations with friends and strangers. Tomorrow, it will be time to vote. If you have not yet decided how you will vote, I urge you to vote Yes. Let me explain why.

Reduce stress for better mental health

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Stress is a serious problem for a lot of people in this busy modern world and its health repercussions are very worrying.

‘We should trust our instinct to protect life’

On May 25 we will be faced with a simple choice: do we want abortion on demand in Ireland?

 

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