Mental Health

Understanding Generalized Anxiety Disorder

What is generalized anxiety disorder? (GAD for short) Generalized anxiety disorder is characterized by excessive anxiety and worries about everyday life events for no obvious reasons. People with symptoms tend to always expect disaster and can’t stop worrying about health, money, children, other family members, friends, work etc. This type of worry is often unrealistic or out of… Read More Understanding Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Mental Health

Chronic Illness: Being Proactive To Help Your Your Mental Health.

What is Chronic Illness? In short, Chronic illness is any disorder that persists over a long period and affects the body, for example, heart disease, cancer, diabetes, stroke, and arthritis, osteoporosis, ALS, disabilities; cystic fibrosis, asthma, fibromyalgia, MS, the list goes on. How does it affect your mental health? When first diagnosed it most likely… Read More Chronic Illness: Being Proactive To Help Your Your Mental Health.

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Sleep: How To Help Yourself

In Ireland around 60% of adults aren’t getting enough sleep, in fact, there are over 80 described sleep disorders and around 1 in 5 road deaths occur due to sleep deprivation (source: RSA) and it has been classed as worse than alcohol when it comes to road accidents. There are multiple reasons for the lack of sleep… Read More Sleep: How To Help Yourself