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Running towards the Cork Marathon

Here's our second blog post from Nigel about his training programme for the marathon. Coming on leaps and bounds.
Running towards the Cork Marathon

A window to the world

Internet stardom and now the biggest trending video in China, you would think Jemma Pixie Hixon was on the way to having it all.
A window to the world

Positive signs in a tough time

Ireland is top of the charts for volunteering time, giving money and helping strangers according to the OECD.
Positive signs in a tough time

Birdies, bogeys and bottling it

Even if you know nothing about golf you will more than likely have heard quite a bit over the last couple of days about this Rory McIlroy chap.
Birdies, bogeys and bottling it

Yes, it is actually Friday

So is Rebecca Black the first person to come up with an irritating pop song. Eh, no, but the reaction to it is overwhelming, in a very negative way.
Yes, it is actually Friday

Get on Board video

Get on Board video

When Irish are…green?

Is Paddy’s Day about marching bands, green beer, diddley aye, leprechaun hats and vomit? Or are there reasons to celebrate being Irish?
When Irish are…green?

Ian’s journey

In July a former intern with ReachOut.com will undertake the biggest physical challenge of his life. Preparing for this has made him realise the importance of keeping motivated and having good mental health.
Ian’s journey

F**k my life

Love happy, money happy, beauty happy, friends happy, sports happy, McDonalds happy…F*ck My Life. 
What’s it really like being a teenager today? Fenella went to see this powerful theatre piece in Cork on Wednesday.
F**k my life

Our two and a half cents

Tired of pretending he's not special, Charlie Sheen has out on a few shows in the last week. It's entertaining to most but should people be using mental illness terminology so freely?
Our two and a half cents

Eating disorders awareness week

Eating disorders are about more than food or weight and can affect people of all shapes, sizes, colours, ages and sexualities. A number of events are being held around the country this week to raise awareness about eating disorders.
Eating disorders awareness week

Be your own Valentine

Sometimes the world seems like Noah’s Ark, everyone in pairs. The run up to Valentine’s Day can reinforce this, but it's ok to be single and happy.
Be your own Valentine

Starting to run

Last November Nigel found himself with a lot of new spare time with a lot of his friends emigrating. He chose to set himself a challenge of starting to train for the Cork Marathon.
Starting to run

Get on board!

Why does young peoples' mental health rarely feature in political debates? We are asking you to ask candidates in your area to "Get on board" for youth mental health.
Get on board!

Mental Health Week in Cork

Last week University College Cork (UCC) held a Mental Health week. To mark this Padraig Rice, UCC Welfare Officer wrote us this blog post about the tough times students are going through at this time of year.
Mental Health Week in Cork

Dealing with unemployment

Unemployment is on the rise and an undeniable cause of stress. Here are some tips to help you stay positive if you are finding being out of work tough.
Dealing with unemployment

Applying for college

Darragh is in sixth year working towards his Leaving Certificate. Now at CAO time he tells us about his choices for college.
Applying for college

Learning to control OCD

Maser, a Dublin-based graffiti artist, writes a very honest account about developing and learning to live with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.
Learning to control OCD

New year resolutions

It's the new year and if you respected tradition you more than likely over-indulged over Christmas. So now it's time to think about some resolutions.
New year resolutions

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