Seasonal Affective Disorder: All you need to know about therapies for the winter blues

Friday 9th November 2018 - Caomhan Keane - The Irish Independent

The dark, short days of winter can have a profound effect on the mental health of Seasonal Affective Disorder sufferers.  ... Read more →

The water makes your problems seem smaller' - Sea swimming in the depths of winter when the water is biting cold

Friday 9th November 2018 - Kathy Donaghy - The Irish Independent

When the sun shines, there's nothing better than taking a dip in the ocean. But in the depths of winter when the water is biting c... Read more →

Simple things we can do to restore the ocean - and how it can heal us

Tuesday 6th November 2018 - The Irish Independent - The Irish Independent

As an island nation with a rising tide of plastic around us, there's a growing awareness of the plight of Ireland's seas. Here, th... Read more →

I would never let anyone ruin my opportunities' - Best chef in the world on dealing with kitchen bullies

Tuesday 6th November 2018 - Geraldine Gittens - The Irish Independent

Clare Smyth, voted the best female chef in the world, has dealt with her fair share of kitchen bullies. The 40-year-old, wh... Read more →

The cardboard baby box should not be promoted as a safe sleeping space' - expert warns

Tuesday 6th November 2018 - The Irish Independent - The Irish Independent

Cardboard baby boxes are being promoted for infant sleep as a safe alternative to more traditional cots, bassinets, or Moses bas... Read more →

World Vegan Day: The brands that are leading the revolution

Friday 2nd November 2018 - Deirdre Rooney

From faux-leather handbags to beetroot burgers that 'bleed', Deirdre Reynolds celebrates World Vegan Day with a look at the brands... Read more →

How to cope with loss: Experts' advice to help navigate bereavement

Friday 2nd November 2018 - The Irish Independent

In his 1961 collection, A Grief Observed, the famed poet and author CS Lewis says that, "bereavement is a universal part of the ... Read more →

Can toy bricks help millennials de-stress?

Friday 2nd November 2018 - The Irish Independent - The Irish Independent

As Lego targets the stressed-out millennial market, can it be a form of therapy? It has long been acknowledged as a great way t... Read more →

Sick pay delay 'down to move to new system'

Wednesday 31st October 2018 - John Downing -

Thousands of people face delay in sick pay, causing unnecessary suffering, the Government has been warned. Fianna Fá... Read more →

How going vegan may be the secret to managing diabetes

Wednesday 31st October 2018 - Ella Pickover - The Irish Independent

Vegan diets may help the management of diabetes, a review has suggested. Researchers found that predominantly plant-based o... Read more →

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