Dealing with grief on Mother’s DayFor anyone dealing with the loss of a mother, Mother’s day can bring up difficult feelings that can be hard to overcome.
15 March 2015
Enjoy St. Patrick’s day your wayThe celebration of Paddy's day is celebrated far and wide. It makes us consider the issue of alcohol as a part of the Irish Identity.
11 March 2015
Facebook and Twitter improves our emotional intelligenceContrary to popular belief and hysterical media stories, it's now being suggested that online usage is good for us!
9 March 2015
International Women’s Day: Be Bold for ChangeInternational Women's Day and the idea of equality for women is inclusive of men.
8 March 2015
Do you speak beautiful?Changing how we feel and speak about ourselves can be very challenging. We're often our own harshest critics, and social media offers the perfect platform to vent our frustrations.
3 March 2015
Andy Murray’s tips for motivationAndy Murray's motivational notes were discovered and made public this week. They're something we could all use from time to time.
25 February 2015
“Stay weird, stay different”"When I was 16, I tried to kill myself because I felt weird and I felt different." Graham Moore Oscar winner in his acceptance speech.
24 February 2015
Florence + the Machine singer’s mental health strugglesLead singer of Florence + the Machine, Florence Welch, has spoken about what a rough time she's been having. It shows no-matter who you are, you can go through a rough patch and it can be hard to articulate feelings.
23 February 2015
Enjoying midterm break ( if you get one )Mid-term is a welcome break. Taking this week to relax and reboot is a great way of minding our mental health and taking care off our general wellbeing.
19 February 2015
Giving stuff up and taking stuff up for LentLent has a strong place in the Irish psyche. It comes around every year, but why not try something different this year?
17 February 2015
The impact of bullyingBullying can take many forms, physical violence, verbal abuse, ignoring or leaving someone out and nowadays of course, cyberbullying. Whatever the behaviour or platform, bullying is unacceptable.
12 February 2015
Making ends meetLiving on social welfare leaves little for cinema trips, coffee with friends or tickets to gigs. Here's some steps to make what you have last a little longer.
11 February 2015
Safer Internet Day 2015It is up to all of us to make the internet a safer space, so take a second to think about what you do online.
9 February 2015
50 shades of Valentine’sThere's nothing wrong with a bit of romance. But, let's be honest, that's not what Valentine's is about any-more.
9 February 2015
Annual user survey researchEvery year we run a user survey to help us understand what our visitors need so that we can improve the ReachOut.com service.
5 February 2015
5 ways to keep motivated while job huntingWhether you’re a recent graduate, changing careers, unemployed or just trying to get a foot into the job market, finding work can be tedious.
2 February 2015
Facing February without facebook?Facebook free February is doing the rounds this year. Cutting out social media for a while doesn't sound like a bad idea altogether, but it does sound a little drastic.
1 February 2015
Have you been having a dry January?"Dry January" is thought of as a penance, but making a habit to have more dry weekends, gives you more time and energy to do what you enjoy and less "fear".
28 January 2015
DJ Nikki Hayes: the importance of talkingSpin 1038 DJ Nikki Hayes has been talking about getting people to talk. She knows a thing or two about battling mental health issues and has been sharing some of her experiences.
21 January 2015
Leo Varadkar open about being gayMinister for health, Leo Varadkar yesterday told the world he's gay. He said his sexuality doesn't define him. It's a marker of where we've come as a country and hopefully where we're going.
19 January 2015