Yoga Mara now available online

Thu, Mar 04, 2021

Yoga Mara aims to bring balance and calm back into the hectic lives of guests through yoga, meditation, nutrition, mindful art, and inspiring conversations. The Yoga Mara philosophy is simple… take time. Time to relax, refresh, and revitalise.

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The impact of oral health on athletic performance

Thu, Mar 04, 2021

If sports professionals want to win, oral health needs to be a top priority for elite and amateur athletes alike. Poor oral hygiene severely impacts athletic performance and training. Whether athletes practice their sport as a hobby or professionally, their oral health is an important element of their general health and impacts their athletic performance.

There are many dental dilemmas that can arise such as:

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IPPM launches new affordable digital learning courses for men and women with bladder and bowel problems

Thu, Mar 04, 2021

Aoife Ni Eochaidh is a chartered physiotherapist and winner of the BPW and Irish Permanent Galway Young Business Woman of the Year Award. Her company IPPM offers physiotherapy for men, women, and children for pelvic conditions and incontinence. She is an experienced chartered physiotherapist who runs her private clinic from Suite 14, Bon Secours Consultant Clinic in Renmore, Galway. Aoife Ni Eochaidh has launched new home pelvic routine courses, which are affordable digital learning courses for people worldwide with incontinence and pelvic conditions. People can do these courses in comfort and privacy at home and can purchase them online from ippm.ie

The Home Pelvic Routine course can be an adjunct to your pelvic physiotherapy appointment with Aoife Ni Eochaidh when attending for assessment and or treatment at the clinic, or as an adjunct for consultations with her by video call. The courses are step by step pelvic floor training routines, consisting of three videos and three e-books. Some people may prefer to purchase their Home Pelvic Routine course without seeing or meeting Aoife Ni Eochaidh. Home Pelvic Routine courses makes your pelvic physiotherapy more affordable and it also means that only the very essential appointments need to be in the clinic or by videocall.

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Flowers.ie Mother’s Day collection

Thu, Mar 04, 2021

Flowers.ie - Ireland’s highest rated florist with video approval on all orders, has launched a stunning Mother’s Day collection.

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COMPETITION - WIN A €500 MOTHER'S DAY GIVEAWAY with FLOWERS.IE!

Thu, Mar 04, 2021

Flowers.ie are giving away €500 worth of the ultimate pampering prize to Celebrate Mothers Day, with a luxury Mother’s Day Bouquet delivered from Flowers.ie, a bottle of Rose wine, Valentino Belgian chocolates, a Newbridge Silverware Round Face Watch donated from Standun in Spiddal, a Kerastase gift set & a voucher for a luxury wash and blow dry in Barrys Hair Salon to the value of €120, and finally, a voucher for brunch & cocktails for two in Hyde Gin Bar.

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Mother’s Day gift boxes from 4AllyourOccasions

Thu, Mar 04, 2021

Are you unable to see your mother this Mother’s Day, but still want to let her know how much she means to you?

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The impact of oral health on athletic performance

Thu, Feb 25, 2021

If sports professionals want to win, Oral Health needs to be a top priority for elite and amateur athletes alike. Poor oral hygiene severely impacts athletic performance and training. Whether athletes practice their sport as a hobby or professionally, their oral health is an important element of their general health and impacts their athletic performance.

There are many dental dilemmas that can arise such as:Sports-related stress can lead to dehydration, dry mouth and teeth-grinding.Energy beverages and certain foods and supplements contain added sugars and acidic ingredients, which can cause tooth decay and increase the risk of gum disease and tooth erosion.A dental emergency (Trauma or Oral Injury) such as a gum abscess, infected tooth or wisdom tooth eruption.“A healthy mouth contributes to a healthy body”

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A Victim Impact Statement on being bullied at school

Thu, Feb 25, 2021

Today, I am in the public eye as a broadcaster. My work in radio allows me to attend public events, like concerts, as well as to meet new people from all over the world. Part of my job is doing in-depth interviews for my radio show, C.S.I. I get to travel a great deal, too. For a kid who was bullied, it is all reasonably remarkable. I went from being shy and terrified to totally outgoing, living a full, healthy and happy life. The road from here to there was not always easy though.

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Galway Community Counselling’s new service

Thu, Feb 25, 2021

Galway Community counselling is open as an essential service, running a face to face counselling as well as an online service. They have updated their website to offer online bookings as part of their updated service. As a counselling service their therapists continue to grow and develop to meet the needs of the community. All therapists are fully qualified, some with specific specialities areas such as loss, child/adolescent therapy, sexuality, psycho-oncology, supervision and mindfulness.

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Pieta reminds you that you are never alone

Thu, Feb 25, 2021

Last year, Pieta delivered over 52,000 hours of intervention and bereavement counselling, answered over 70,000 crisis support calls and texts and directly supported over 600 households impacted and bereaved by suicide.

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Develop the inner self at the Ceartig Space

Thu, Feb 25, 2021

At the Ceartig Space, founder and lead therapist, Marie Fariñas offers Play Therapy, SandPlay Therapy, Expressive Arts Therapy, and Creative Mindfulness sessions. These non-verbal therapies are the most effective approach to access the unconscious in order to heal and develop the inner self.

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Learn about recovery in mental health with Galway Recovery College

Thu, Feb 25, 2021

Galway Recovery College offers education in recovery from mental health and/or life challenges through transformative learning. Usually based in NUIG, we have been offering all recovery education sessions online via Zoom since last March. Our students say that they look forward to our sessions which also provide enjoyable and productive connection in these times of isolation.

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Depressed, blocked, stuck in a rut?

Thu, Feb 25, 2021

With more than 30 years experience as a Jungian Therapist, Brendan Harding has a history of positive outcomes from his healing practice. Sandplay (or Sand and Symbol Therapy) is a guaranteed way for dealing with whatever life throws at you.

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Heal and grow with Gestalt therapy

Thu, Feb 25, 2021

Covid 19 has caught us in the grip of a "new normal". Some of us have found it be be a positive experience and have enjoyed pressing the Pause Button. People are inspired to greater levels of compassion and kindness and challenges are being turned into opportunities.

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Dealing with anxiety and loneliness

Thu, Feb 25, 2021

"As I write this article, it’s a sunny morning in early Spring. There are signs of buds on trees and daffodils are beginning to make their presence known. However, the country is still in the grips of the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite the hope that the vaccine is providing, severe restrictions still cast a long shadow over most of us, with no certainty as to when loved ones can unite again and the economy can open," says Proconsult's Dermot Hughes.

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Youth work Ireland Galway — a safe place to talk and be listened to

Thu, Feb 25, 2021

Youth Work Ireland Galway has been providing a free counselling service for young people from Galway City and Galway County since 2011. The counselling service for young people aged 12-21 years has supported almost 2,000 young people since then. The service based in Galway City, Tuam, Loughrea and Ballinasloe provides 16 hours counselling weekly, funded by the HSE, Tusla, fundraising and donations. Earlier this year we were very fortunate to receive funding from Pobal’s Community Resilience Fund, through the Children and Young People’s Services Committee, to extend the service to Connemara, Gort and Athenry.

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Reach out – people do care (www.westbewell.ie)

Thu, Feb 25, 2021

The Covid-19 situation can be challenging for many reasons, with some people finding it more worrying than others. During tough or stressful times, we may need to put extra effort into looking after our mental health. It is also important to remember that everyone needs help from time to time and there is nothing wrong with asking for it. Reach out – people do care. If you are looking for support, there are many organisations and groups available to help. Don’t be afraid to find out what they do and see if they suit your own individual needs. Remember we all need different supports at different times in our lives.

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Let Samaritans help you through your moment of crisis

Thu, Feb 25, 2021

Across Ireland over 2,200 Samaritans volunteers make sure that there’s someone there - day or night if you’re struggling to cope. We are here to listen; no judgement, no pressure, to help you work through what's on your mind.

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Free and low cost mental health services from Helplink Mental Health

Thu, Feb 25, 2021

Helplink Mental Health is a Galway-based charitable organisation that provides free or low cost mental health services for the people of Galway and beyond; 7 days a week and out-of-hours. These services are available for all.

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Grow Mental Health provides great support in Galway

Thu, Feb 25, 2021

With the number of enquiries to Grow Mental Health soaring by 400% since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, the charity is hosting online support groups throughout the country and several of these are based in Galway.

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