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Dealing with grief on Mother’s Day

For anyone dealing with the loss of a mother, Mother’s day can bring up difficult feelings that can be hard to overcome.
Dealing with grief on Mother’s Day

Enjoy St. Patrick’s day your way

The 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.
Enjoy St. Patrick’s day your way

Facebook and Twitter improves our emotional intelligence

Contrary to popular belief and hysterical media stories, it's now being suggested that online usage is good for us!
Facebook and Twitter improves our emotional intelligence

International Women’s Day: Be Bold for Change

International Women's Day and the idea of equality for women is inclusive of men.
International Women’s Day: Be Bold for Change

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.
Do you speak beautiful?

Andy Murray’s tips for motivation

Andy Murray's motivational notes were discovered and made public this week. They're something we could all use from time to time.
Andy Murray’s tips for motivation

“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.
“Stay weird, stay different”

Florence + the Machine singer’s mental health struggles

Lead 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.
Florence + the Machine singer’s mental health struggles

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.
Enjoying midterm break ( if you get one )

Giving stuff up and taking stuff up for Lent

Lent has a strong place in the Irish psyche. It comes around every year, but why not try something different this year?
Giving stuff up and taking stuff up for Lent

The impact of bullying

Bullying 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.
The impact of bullying

Making ends meet

Living 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.
Making ends meet

Safer Internet Day 2015

It is up to all of us to make the internet a safer space, so take a second to think about what you do online.
Safer Internet Day 2015

50 shades of Valentine’s

There's nothing wrong with a bit of romance. But, let's be honest, that's not what Valentine's is about any-more.
50 shades of Valentine’s

Annual user survey research

Every year we run a user survey to help us understand what our visitors need so that we can improve the ReachOut.com service.
Annual user survey research

5 ways to keep motivated while job hunting

Whether you’re a recent graduate, changing careers, unemployed or just trying to get a foot into the job market, finding work can be tedious.
5 ways to keep motivated while job hunting

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.
Facing February without facebook?

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".
Have you been having a dry January?

DJ Nikki Hayes: the importance of talking

Spin 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.
DJ Nikki Hayes: the importance of talking

Leo Varadkar open about being gay

Minister 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.
Leo Varadkar open about being gay

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