Self Care

Brain Health Webinar 2024

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 […]

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Misunderstanding dopamine: Why the language of addiction matters | Cyrus McCandless

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.

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The Secret to Self Control | Jonathan Bricker | TEDxRainier

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

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How to manage your mental health | Leon Taylor | TEDxClapham

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

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Tips on Surviving the Christmas Period from Mark O Brien

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

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Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs

Do Psychologists Use Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs?

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?

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Hierarchy of Needs

Why Maslow’s Hierarchy Of Needs Matters

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

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