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Cool Kids Studio, encouraging positive life-skills

Cool Kids' Studio is a site created, designed and coded by nine year-old Lauren Boyle. Using games, suggestions and role-playing, the site encourages growth through fun.
Cool Kids Studio, encouraging positive life-skills

Advocacy

This is a play that focuses on the way we talk about mental health and intellectual disability, reflecting on the importance of language in discussing these issues.

Big rivals set for Croke Park showdown

The All-Ireland hurling final this Sunday is set to be a thriller. In the game the Cats of Kilkenny take on Tipperary, their closest neighbour and fiercest rival.
Big rivals set for Croke Park showdown

The Digital Youth Council

On Monday 25 August, we visited the inaugural meeting run by the Digital Youth Council. Set in Dublin’s Science Gallery, the event was a launchpad for the group, who outlined their aims and ambitions.
The Digital Youth Council

Starting your college life

Starting college will be one of the most exciting times of your life. We've got some practical tips to see you through the early days.
Starting your college life

Speaking at Technology for Well-Being

While we're busy getting organised for Technology for Well-Being 2014, Fiona Kennedy of Sunny Spells and Scattered Blog, wrote us this account of #T4WB13.

Accommodating students

The last few weeks in August brings a special kind of stress for students. The house hunt.
Accommodating students

Leaving Certs results with a pinch of perspective

For those expecting Leaving Cert results tomorrow, this is likely to be an anxious time. The exams are wildly hyped-up throughout our time in school, and particularly during fifth and sixth year.
Leaving Certs results with a pinch of perspective

“Every human being has an impact on another” RIP Robin Williams

We're all saddened to hear of the death of Robin Williams. It just goes to show we never really know what someone's going through.
“Every human being has an impact on another” RIP Robin Williams

NFL player forced to reset goals

New York Giant’s running back David Wilson discovered this week he’d have to retire from playing football and so has to take another look at his future.

4 steps towards self-acceptance

When people struggle with a lack of self-confidence, self-esteem, or self-worth, it can make just about everything in life harder.
4 steps towards self-acceptance

Teamwork in Guardians of the Galaxy

Forced together by fate, the Guardians of the Galaxy discover the benefits of working as a team.
Teamwork in Guardians of the Galaxy

The last of the summer salad

We've put together a few tips to help shake up our routine and make the most of the salad days while we still have them.
The last of the summer salad

Brazil and the World Cup, a lesson in stress

Before the World Cup, Brazilian players talked about working with their confidence. History has shown their approach might not have been the best.
Brazil and the World Cup, a lesson in stress

Team players in World Cup 2014

Can't believe it's all over! What a World Cup! Record equalling number of goals scored and the longest matches. It was a rollercoaster.

Working on self-esteem to the tunes of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Pride, identity, self-esteem and learning to think for yourself come out so strongly in Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' songs - all themes right up our alley.
Working on self-esteem to the tunes of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Ramadan, a month to reflect

As this year's Ramadan has recently started, we thought it'd be a good chance for us see what we can learn about it, and from it.
Ramadan, a month to reflect

Theatrics and fun at World Cup 2014

A noticeable difference in the approach of the different teams in the World Cup makes you wonder about expression in sport.

Technology for Well-Being 2014

We're now calling for abstracts from interested researchers, service providers and students for Technology for Well-Being 2014.

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