Our Think Brain Health: Discover how healthy behaviours support your incredible brain webinar was live streamed last week Wednesday 24th January. During this webinar, which was hosted by HSE Healthy Ireland and the National Dementia Office, Sarah Mc Cormack, HSE Healthy Ireland Lead, Health & Wellbeing was joined by expert panellists to discuss our brain […]
Loss is losing something that is of great significance to us. For most of us, our greatest lost will be the death of a loved one, and we will mourn that loss most of all. Grief affects all aspects of your life and involves mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual suffering resulting from loss. It is
Dopamine is the star of our conversations about motivation and addiction. But journalists, marketers, and app developers alike have missed some critical details. Understanding how dopamine really works to motivate our everyday behaviors–and what goes wrong in drug addiction–is the key to more productive thinking about our ‘bad habits,’ as well as today’s opioid crisis.
Jonathan Bricker’s work has uncovered a scientifically sound approach to behavior change that is twice as effective as most currently practiced methods. His new methods are driving new norms and new apps for how people quit smoking and decrease obesity, saving many people from an early death. Jonathan Bricker is an internationally recognized scientific leader
Prolonged psychological stress is the enemy of our mental health, and physical movement is our best weapon to respond. Leon Taylor is a former competitive diver who competed for TeamGB at three Olympic Games. Following retirement, he transitioned to the commentary booth where he works for the BBC. Leon has a passion for performance, wellness
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
Self-Compassion Life is too short to continue beating ourselves up mentally, spiritually and physically. What we all need is some self-compassion. It is time to slow down and give yourself what the soul longs for, a love and understanding for all your efforts, big and small. You are Further Material and Information Links: The Friendship
Do Psychologists Use Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs? Maslow’s Hierarchy of needs is considered a staple of humanist psychology. However do modern psychologists still use this tool? Further Material and Information Links: Why Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs Matters Self-actualisation with Scott Barry Kaufman Fully Functioning Person Interested in trying Therapy?
Maslow’s Heirarchy of Needs Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs (or Pyramid) is one of the central ideas in modern economics and sociology. The work of a once little-known American psychologist, it has grown into an indispensable guide to understanding the modern world. This film explains who Maslow was, what his pyramid is, and why it matters
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.
Carl Jung’s Inspiring Theory on Introverts and Extroverts explains the differences in how individuals recharge their batteries and navigate the world, dividing them into 3 groups.