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26 08, 2021

How to help your Teen settle into secondary school

By |2021-08-27T06:31:09+00:00August 26th, 2021|

"No one will talk to me", "I won't find my way around the place", "Everyone will look at me", "They all think I'm weird", I won't be able to make new friends". Does your teenager say things similar to that? Most teenagers, as they undergo the transition from childhood into adulthood, experience insecurities that lead [...]

26 08, 2021

Tips and advice on how you can support your teen’s mental wellbeing

By |2021-08-27T06:19:24+00:00August 26th, 2021|

Tips and advice on how you can support your teen’s mental wellbeing Transitioning from childhood into adulthood poses significant challenges for teens and their caregivers. During this transition, teenagers not only experience physical changes, but they also develop emotionally and seek to find their own identity, independence, and place in the world. As a consequence, [...]

21 01, 2021

Myths and Truths about changing habits – How you can change habits

By |2021-01-21T11:10:08+00:00January 21st, 2021|

OLD HABITS DIE HARD There are many conflicting ideas about how long it takes to learn a new habit and I have looked at research on the topic and found quite interesting facts about habit changing. It is often believed, that it takes 21 days to change a habit. However, this belief is not based [...]

8 01, 2021

How does CBT help you manage your weight?

By |2021-06-26T07:33:16+00:00January 8th, 2021|

Losing weight and maintaining weight loss remains a difficult challenge. We know from research that over 90% of people regain weight, and often more weight than they have initially lost. How is this possible when there are so many diet programms, fitness programms and apps promoting weight loss? In addition, there are more and more [...]

11 12, 2020

How to stop sabotaging your weight loss on weekends – a case study

By |2020-12-11T07:30:05+00:00December 11th, 2020|

How to stop sabotaging your weight loss on weekends One of my clients, let’s call her Jane. Jane has been doing the Mind over Body Programme for the past 4 weeks. She told me in our last session, that sticking to a healthy eating plan all week is not a problem for her at all. [...]

21 11, 2020

Men’s Mental Health

By |2020-11-21T10:13:29+00:00November 21st, 2020|

  MEN'S MENTAL HEALTH In Ireland 1 in 4 women and 1 in 10 men are treated for depression, however, men are four to five times more likely to die from suicide than women. What could be the reasons for those figures? Could it be that men are less likely to come forward when they [...]