Search Results for 'Psychology'

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Overcome emotional eating

Turning to food for comfort — either consciously or unconsciously — when stressed, anxious, bored, or upset is a long-standing habit that goes back to our very beginnings. Because what were we given when we cried as babies? Milk, from either a bottle or breast.

NUI Galway study seeks participants who experience obsessions or compulsions

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The School of Psychology at NUI Galway is seeking more than 1,000 people from across Ireland who experience symptoms of obessive compulsive disorder (OCD) to participate in an online survey.

One day workshop on improving your self esteem

In 2017 we are no longer blind to the devastating effects of mental health difficulties. Whether it is a Facebook post or an item on the news we are finally at a place where people are beginning to see the importance of minding their own mental health.

McFadden wants more rights for those hospitalised with mental health issues

Athlone based Senator, Gabrielle McFadden has spoken out in support of the Mental Health Amendment Bill 2017, on the basis that it includes changes that fundamentally strengthen the rights of people when they are in hospital for mental health care.

Research needed into how ADHD manifests itself in girls

for more research into how Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder manifests itself in girls.

'If kids learn empathy they do better academically'

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The modern world is full of fraught trials for children and young people, ranging across issues like exam pressure, bullying, poverty, homelessness, radicalisation, suicidal impulses, and the impact of social media.

Stress related illness

Chronic stress can lead to many diseases some with very serious consequences such as depression, addiction, anger, insomnia, and other stress related disorders such as allergies, irritable bowel, ulcers, arthritis, anxiety, acne, eczema, heartburn, infertility, impotence, migraine, neck and back pain, night terrors, and psoriasis, to name a few.

Mindful self-compassion training

Our evolved brain is more concerned with our safety and obtaining resources than with our happiness. This can lead to a narrowing of our perception. For example, if while shopping you are received well in five shops but the sales assistant in the sixth shop is unpleasant, what will you remember about your shopping trip later that evening, the five pleasant sales assistants or the unpleasant one?

Speech and drama training — the key to natural self confidence

Speech and drama classes are rooted in encouraging students to develop a love of literature, poetry, and drama, and improving their standard of communication through the spoken word. The Garvey School of Speech and Drama works at developing students' self-confidence and a broad range of essential life skills that will support them in the future.

Exposure to the language of hate will strengthen our resolve to oppose it

There seems to be no downtime from tragedy and events now. As our news cycle goes to sleep on one side of the world, another erupts with a vengeance on the other side. Perhaps in years to come, the true impact of the events of the past two years on our mental health will come to be analysed and quantified.

 

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