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Children Experiencing Anxiety During COVID-19

Everyday Psychology | Posted by Alannagh Kelly | May 14 2020 |
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For a few months now we have been in a restricted state of living due to the pandemic that is COVID-19. These restrictions may be causing an array of different emotions for people. However, it is not just adults who are experiencing this. Children have also been drastically affected. Children’s daily routine of going to […]

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Online and Video Therapy

Everyday Psychology | Posted by Alannagh Kelly | April 1 2020 |
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In line with the recent Government advice regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the people of Ireland have been asked to restrict their movements to help stop the spread of the virus. In such extraordinary circumstances, it is important to look at the possible consequences that these measures may have on mental health and what support we can […]

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Mindfulness

Everyday Psychology | Posted by Alannagh Kelly | March 27 2020 |
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As more restrictions are put in place to help combat and slow down COVID-19, most people are working from home and trying to stay inside. As a result, people may be feeling higher stress and anxiety levels, as well as BOREDOM!  With more time on our hands, it is the perfect opportunity to learn a […]

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Confidence

Everyday Psychology | Posted by Alannagh Kelly | February 27 2020 |
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Confidence can be defined as the feeling or belief that one can have faith in or rely on someone or something. Self-confidence requires a person to place trust in their own abilities, qualities and judgements. People form their beliefs about themselves over a long period of time and this process is likely affected by a […]

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Benefits of Regular exercise

Everyday Psychology | Posted by Alannagh Kelly | September 5 2019 |
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A happy body is a healthy body, one way to achieve this – plenty of exercise. It’s important to make time to exercise on a regular basis, and for many this means squeezing in a workout early in the morning, during a lunch hour, or after a long day. Exercise raises your core body temperature, […]

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Psychology & Immigrating

Everyday Psychology | Posted by Alannagh Kelly | February 14 2018 |
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Immigrating to another country can teach you more about life, love and fear than any education or self-help book could. It can broaden your horizons and make you more open minded. Many are attracted to experiencing a new country, to travelling, and to learning a new language and experiencing a new culture. Living abroad has […]

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Exceptional Memory

Everyday Psychology | Posted by Alannagh Kelly | February 9 2018 | | Tags: ,
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Modern-day life involves having a memory for numbers such as dates, phone numbers, pin numbers, bank accounts etc. Unfortunately, numbers are one of the most difficult things to remember since they are purely abstract. It is easier to visualise a monkey dancing then it is to visualise the number 5834593218. A technique used to memorise […]

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Psychological Impact of Homelessness

Everyday Psychology | Posted by Alannagh Kelly | February 7 2018 |
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Homelessness is a very serious issue today, it is almost everywhere.  The effects of homelessness on homeless people is large. People are homeless for many different reasons for example poverty, unemployment and many more. Homeless people suffer high levels of stress from their lack of control over their housing situation, combined with high levels of […]

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Mindfulness

Everyday Psychology | Posted by Alannagh Kelly | January 26 2018 | | Tags: , , ,
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Generally speaking, mindfulness is the ability to be fully present in the moment. This is achieved through an awareness of and appreciation for our inner sensations and feelings, along with our experiences of the external world. While this sounds like a relatively simple task, it can be surprisingly difficult to accomplish. Often, we find that […]

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Eating Disorders

Everyday Psychology | Posted by Alannagh Kelly | January 19 2018 | | Tags: , ,
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It is believed that nearly 200,000 people in Ireland suffer from an eating disorder. It is estimated that 400 new cases will appear each year. Today we explain what an eating disorder is, the different types and treatment options. What is an Eating Disorder? Stereotypically, when we think about eating disorders, we imagine someone who […]

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