Health & Lifestyle

Kids who appear oppositional are often severely anxious

Posted on: 5th November, 2018 in Health & Lifestyle

It is common for children with undiagnosed anxiety to be disruptive at school, where demands and expectations put pressure on them that they cannot handle. It can be very confusing for teachers and other staff members to ‘read’ that behavior,...

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Free speech and language therapy advice clinic offered at Sensational Kids in Clonakilty

Posted on: 8th October, 2018 in Health & Lifestyle

Award-winning children’s charity Sensational Kids, which opened a state-of-the-art facility in West Cork this summer, is currently providing a free speech and language therapy advice clinic at the new facility in Clonakilty until the end of October. The charity, with...

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West Cork gets inked with Wild Atlantic Tattoo Show

Posted on: 8th October, 2018 in Health & Lifestyle

The Wild Atlantic Tattoo Show takes place in the West Cork Hotel in Skibbereen from October 20-21. This is a show for tattoo and body art lovers but also just the curious! It’s an opportunity to watch award-winning artists at...

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Have you got time to wait?

Posted on: 8th October, 2018 in Health & Lifestyle

I was listening to the radio this morning and there was a brief article claiming that scientists have decided that further investigation into the area of diet and depression would be a good idea (www.bbc.com/news/health-45641628). That got me thinking about...

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West Cork celebrates World Mental Health Day

Posted on: 8th October, 2018 in Health & Lifestyle

World Mental Health Day will be celebrated around the world on October 10. Since 2011, West Cork Mental Health Services (WCMHS) and partners (including The National Learning Network, Co Action, Rehabcare) have hosted The West Cork Feelgood Festival, a programme...

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Clon Revive promises a day of food, fitness and fun

Posted on: 10th September, 2018 in Health & Lifestyle

A feel good day with a focus on food and fitness will take place at Fernhill House Hotel and Gardens in Clonakilty on October 7. The aim of ‘Clon Revive’ is to restore mind and body with a fun selection...

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Upgrade your mindset for a happy school year

Posted on: 10th September, 2018 in Health & Lifestyle

Elizabeth Mee Morrissey is a mother of three young children and has been a primary school teacher since 2000.  She earned a B.Sc. in Elementary Education from Boston University. Elizabeth explains how helping children to cultivate a mindset that supports positive...

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Do you really have a muscle injury?

Posted on: 10th September, 2018 in Health & Lifestyle

By Eoin Roe, Chiropratic I want to talk about muscle strain in this article as many people often come into to me telling me they have muscle strain or a muscular problem when actually they have a neurological problem. There...

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