by Maggie May O'Callaghan

The pursuit of a healthy lifestyle and the body to match has never been so blatantly at the forefront of public consciousness. Yet here in Ireland (and around the world) we are quickly becoming increasingly overweight and unhealthy.

by Christophe Mouze

In our world of disordered eating, mindful eating offers a way of addressing the mindlessness around various aspects of food, with the potential for radical change.

by Eabha Rose Hartel

In 2010, I started a blog, its birth an anonymous opening up of my inner life and my first venture into the online world of 'self-disclosure'. I began by sharing short stories and poetry as well as accounts of personal experiences, building up over time a large collection of writing. 

by Stephen J. Costello, Ph. D

Work can so often be meaningless, mechanical, monotonous, or moronic. As Albert Camus, the French philosopher, put it: ‘Without work, all life goes rotten but when work is soulless, life stifles and dies’. Productive, purposeful work is to be preferred to ‘hopeless labour’.


Colds are a leading cause of missed days from work and school and most people succumb to at least one every winter. Colds and flu are caused by viruses, and using antibiotics to treat a viral infection doesn’t work.

by Lori Gavin

It is 8 am and I am standing in a street market in Quito, Ecuador watching a five year old run towards me with open arms. His skin is covered in a layer of dirt, his clothes are ripped and torn, his t-shirt a size too big, his pants a size too small.