General Health

15 things to know about stress

A little bit of stress can go a long way, motivating us to attain our goals and meet daily challenges. But poorly managed chronic stress and persistently high levels of cortisol, on the other hand, can impair memory function. Professor Sabina Brennan explains. Read more: 15...

Woman and man spar in the gym.

De-stressing the workplace: employers focus on health and well-being

With workplace stress on the rise, Irish companies are tackling the growing trend by offering a more calming environment, and are reaping the benefits. Read more: De-stressing the workplace: employers focus on health and well-being Photo: Tony Gavin, Independent.ie...

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Mayo men encouraged to ‘make the move’

ARE you aged 30+, male and not very physically active? Do you want to feel fitter, have fun, have more energy and meet new people? Read more: Mayo men encouraged to 'make the move'   More on Community Support Services HERE More on General Health HERE More on Older People HERE...

Control what you can and ignore the rest diagram

Ancient Wisdom Teachings for Greater Happiness

Life is happier when we let go of trying to control what happens and focus on choosing our response to what happens. Read more: Ancient Wisdom Teachings for Greater Happiness...

Beginners Couch to 5k

Beginners Couch to 5k Programmes in Mayo

Are you interested in Beginners Couch to 5k? Have you always wanted to be able to walk/jog 5km? This programme is for you. Remember Places are Limited. Why not join the Mayo Sports Partnership 8 week Autumn Programme being launched this Monday September 26th? See Poster for programme...

Parkrun Events in Mayo

Parkrun events now in Mayo

What do London, Sydney, Copenhagen, Capetown and now Mayo have in common? Well, these are some of the wonderful locations worldwide that host a Parkrun event. Parkrun is a global network of weekly 5 km timed runs or walks in local parks that take place every...

6 physical activities for people who don’t like sport

Lots of people really don’t like sport. Like, really don’t like it. Some people find it difficult, or boring. Some people feel self-conscious when they play, and get embarrassed. Some people might have had a bad experience playing sport when they were growing up and...

A trip to the Barbers could save your Life, says Heart Charity!

(Image:Mayo Senior Football Manager Stephen Rochford is pictured receiving information on Heart Attack from Ailish Houlihan, Croí Nurse and Ann Marie Brown, Co-ordinator of Cardiac Rehab, Mayo University Hospital, while getting his hair done in David Simon’s Barbers in Ballinrobe. Photo: Frank Dolan) “Taking a trip to...