People often forget that a healthy, active body is only one part of living a balanced life. Just like your body, your brain is something that needs constant training, nutrition, and stimulation in order to stay healthy. Brain training games are already a hugely popular way for people to boost their brainpower, cognition, and memory. According … [Read more...] about 5 Games to Boost Your Brainpower and Memory
With Mental Health Day having just passed, it is a perfect time to look at the relationship between exercise and mental health and explore a few other ideas for ways to help boost mental health. Recent statistics shared by mental health charity Mind revealed that 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year. Whilst many cases are best referred to … [Read more...] about Top Ways to Boost Mental Health
Helplink Support Services (Helplink.ie) has joined forces with the Department of Foreign Affairs and the GAA to launch Cabhrú, a new type of support service for the Irish abroad. Cabhrú (meaning ‘help’ or ‘support’ in Irish) is a free online counselling service which will be available 7 days a week. Initially, the service will be available for Irish citizens in … [Read more...] about Now Launched! An Online Counselling Service for the Irish Abroad
The penultimate event of Mental Health Awareness week in Ireland, in partnership with Laya Healthcare, will be the Inaugural Mental Health and Wellbeing Summit taking place this Friday, 14th October in the AVIVA stadium. Speakers from all sectors of Mental Health from across the country will be participating. Some of the well known names speaking include Brent Pope, … [Read more...] about Mental Health & Wellbeing Summit taking place Friday 14th October
This Friday 16th September, See Change, Ireland’s national stigma reduction partnership, will be taking conversation of mental health to the streets as part of Dublin’s fifth annual Park(ing) Day. As part of this global Park(ing) Day experiment in reclaiming public space to create more people-friendly streets and along with 30 locations around Dublin, See Change have … [Read more...] about See Change is taking Mental Health Conversation to the streets for Dublin’s Fifth Annual Park(Ing) Day.