Overcoming loneliness & Isolation

Mental Health Blog

Humans are hardwired at a DNA level to need interaction, but society doesn’t always provide us with enough opportunities to fulfil this very human need.  Feelings of loneliness and isolation are increasing in Ireland, and throughout the rest of the modern world. In 2016, British Prime Minister Theresa May appointed a Minister for Loneliness to […]


Coping without meds

Mental Health Blog

In today’s world, people are suffering increasingly with anxiety or depression.  Voluntary organisation Aware estimated in 2015 that one in 10 people in Ireland suffer from depression at any one time.  Thousands more people suffer from anxiety, the most common mental health issue alongside depression.  It’s estimated that one in 9 people in Ireland will […]


Anxiety & depression

Mental Health Blog

Our modern lives are increasingly fast paced, and the demands placed upon us are greater than at any time in our collective history.  It’s not unusual to feel sad or overwhelmed from time to time as we learn to cope with life’s pressures.  However, more serious mental health issues such as anxiety and depression are […]