Author and former professional footballer, Mark O Brien gives a few of his tips for minding your mental health over the Christmas period. Mark is working with Mental Health Ireland to highlight the importance of talking about mental health and the importance of placing as much importance on looking after your mental health as you […]
How to Make Love Last Forever When relationships start, enthusiasm for our partners is typically natural and intense. We think of them constantly, we want only to spend more time in their company, we delight in their many skills and accomplishments: but this early phase of powerful admiration and longing rarely lasts. The world often
Supporting Someone’s Mental Health Talking about your mental health with loved ones can be daunting but also incredibly liberating. MedCircle host, Kyle Kittleson, and It’s All In Your Head podcast host, Jackie Colbeth, share what it was like to talk to their parents about their respective diagnoses of Depression and BiPolar II Depression. Further Material
Is Anyone Normal? So, is anyone normal? Not every emotional response is pathological. Not all fear or depressed mood is pathological. We’re emotional beings who respond to our environment. And your response takes on a certain flavour that’s influenced by your psychological make up. We talk about personalities and define them based on multiple criteria.
Finding Secure Attachment This short video gives some resources to find a secure attachment for yourself. Dr. Snipes provides a series of simple and practical tips which you could enact immediately. Dr. Snipes comes from a cognitive behavioural therapy approach (CBT for short) which focuses on goal-setting, tasks and challenging cognitions whether long held beliefs
The Decline of Friendship Why is friendship becoming rarer in America, explained by author Richard Reeves. Richard Reeves, a scholar at the Brookings Institution, points out the significance of close social connections and warns of a possible downturn in this aspect. Research shows that loneliness can be as damaging to health as smoking, and having
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