As Nadiya Hussain opens up about anxiety: 7 ways to feel better after a panic attack

The Great British Bake Off star has shared an emotional post on Instagram.

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Ask a counsellor: Did I make a mistake becoming a mum?

Columnist and trained counsellor Fiona Caine advises a new mother who resents her baby.

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Four home remedies that can soothe a seasonal sore throat

Liz Connor finds throat-friendly cupboard staples that actually work.

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Alcohol Awareness Week: How to talk to your children about alcohol

One in six parents let their children drink alcohol by the age of 14 – Drinkaware says talking to them about the risks is crucial. Here’s how…

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Set menu: Why I have a 'one family one meal' policy

If at first you don’t succeed, try and try again to get your child to expand their food preferences, says dietitian Aoife Hearne

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Made of steel: Grandmother completes her sixth 'Irongran'

Mother of three and grandmother of four, Eddie Brocklesby is focusing on completing her seventh Ironman next week in Mexico. Margaret Jennings speaks to the inspirational ...

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Growing pains: Four parenting experts advise on the big challenges

From dealing with screen time to sleep time, and food and friendships, four experts share their top tips with, Helen O’Callaghan

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Baby boomers: The rise of older mums

Due to breakthroughs in reproductive medicine, more and more Irish women are having babies in their 50s, writes Sharon Ní Chonchúir

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Take it easy and live without stress for a week

Liz Connor finds out how relaxing more can help us physically and mentally

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Sex advice with Suzi Godson: Boyfriend’s cat causes a distraction while having sex

My new boyfriend has a cat. I often look up during sex and see it sitting, staring at me. It makes me instantly lose any focus. He thinks it’s funny and that ...

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In tackling our physical inactivity pandemic, we risk ignoring those who need the most help

The longest living humans on Earth report engaging in daily physical activity as the secret of their longevity. For those who don’t live such long lives, we ...

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What happens to your body when you live without stress for a week

As figures show that over half of people feel stress each month, Liz Connor finds out how relaxing more can help us physically and mentally.

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Ask a counsellor: How can I improve my post-divorce relationship with my kids?

Columnist and trained counsellor Fiona Caine advises a dad who craves spending time with his children.

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How to stay healthy at work – even if your boss doesn’t provide free fruit

There are plenty of ways to keep your body and mind in tip top condition at the office, says Jenny Stallard.

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7 things not to say to women who don’t have children

Those of us who haven’t had a family don’t necessarily dislike kids – and yes, we often feel left out, so go easy on us, says Jenny Stallard.

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The dos and don’ts of being the perfect house guest

Off to stay with friends for the weekend? Read this first.

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As Simone Biles smashes world records, 5 reasons you should take up gymnastics

Age shouldn’t be a problem in this sport.

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8 simple steps towards shared parenting

Dads should be seen as equal parents, not babysitters, the authors of a new book tell Lisa Salmon.

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Why do some people get worse head rushes than others?

Everything you never knew you wanted to know about orthostatic hypotension.

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Pitch perfect: Johnny Sexton on being injury free

Irene Feighan talks to Ireland and Leinster star Johnny Sexton about his health habits.

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Move it: Why pickleball is the new kid on the block for older generation

It’s played across the US and now the paddle sport, which can be played by eight-year-olds to 80-year-olds, is growing in popularity here, writes Margaret ...

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Open wide: When food games are a no-no

Dietitian Aoife Hearne on the importance of letting your children decide when enough food is enough

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The ding of a text halted my rage. It was my daughter. 'Got four tickets.’ I messaged her back: 'Great. Westlife here we come.’

A COUPLE of weeks ago my phone was hopping with excited messages from my daughters. 'Westlife are back together.’

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Workign Life: Dr Cróchán O’Sullivan, consultant cardiologist

Catherine Shanahan speaks to Dr Cróchán O’Sullivan a consultant cardiologist in the Bon Secours Hospital, Cork, and Blackrock Clinic, Dublin.

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Sex advice with Suzi Godson: I just go through the motions in bed

Suzi Godson offers more relationship advice.

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Lung Cancer awareness: Are you aware of these 5 subtle symptoms?

About 2,500 Irish people are diagnosed with lung cancer every year.

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Male fertility: Should men be thinking about their biological clocks too?

Women are often being reminded that their fertility declines after a certain age – but what about men? Liz Connor talks to some experts.

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Katie Piper: ‘It makes me so happy that perceptions of beauty are gradually changing’

From sneaking workouts while the kids play, to keeping her mum’s trusty advice close, Katie Piper tells Gabrielle Fagan how she keeps the balance.

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6 simple but essential exercises for older people

Think getting older should mean putting your feet up? Lisa Salmon finds out why keeping active is actually vital for supporting health in older age.

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What I learned from having a life coach for three months

It’s more popular than ever, and life coaching can help you prioritise and achieve your goals, as Liz Connor finds out.

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Anxious about party season? Why it’s ok to do things your way

If the invites are stacking up, here’s why you don’t have to go to every party – or dress up to the nines, either.

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On World Psoriasis Day – 5 celebrities who suffer from the skin condition

Psoriasis affects around 100,000 people in Ireland.

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The 4 types of wrinkles and what you can do about them – according to an expert

A dermatologist breaks down the ageing process, and Katie Wright reads between the lines.

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4 types of headache – how to identify and treat them

Everyone will experience one at some point in life – but not all headaches are created equal – and diet can play a part.

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Exercise in autumn and winter is essential – here’s why

Say no to the sofa and yes to a workout. You’ll be glad you did, says Jenny Stallard.

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11 up-and-coming fitness Instagrammers you should follow

In need of some #fitspo? Look no further than this new wave of influencers.

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New body fat measure successfully trialled to tackle childhood obesity

The study comes as up to a third of children across Europe are classified as overweight or obese.

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Sex advice with Suzi Godson: I'm worried we are too boring in bed

My husband and I only have sex in the missionary position because it seems guaranteed to bring both of us to orgasm. I’m worried sometimes that we’re ...

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I can see that technology has its advantages but, at times, is it not just complicating what was already a rather simple process?

THERE are various things our children say, at some time in their lives, that we never forget. Like the time my daughter was five and, being a fussy eater, we celebrated ...

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Treat horror: How to manage the sweet fest that is Halloween

Instead of trying to control the sweet-fest that is Halloween, encourage your children to self-regulate the amount of treats they consume, says dietitian Aoife Hearne ...

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Diet prescription: 62-year-old GP loses five stone in a year

Refired not retired, Paula Gilvarry shed five stone in her 60s after finishing work as a GP and she’s written a book about her experience, reports Margaret ...

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Strictly uplifting: Dancing as a therapy to beat the blues

After serious health issues brought on a depression, Aileen O’Reilly found it was music that helped her to find her spirit again

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Shool's out: When a teenager refuses o return to the classroom because of buillying

A teenage girl talks to Susan O’Shea about being bullied relentlessly at school and on social media by a ‘Queen Bee’ and classmates, leaving her ...

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Halloween: turning to the supernatural to work through our anxieties

Halloween is now firmly part of the seasonal and consumer calender – but, unlike other celebrations that promote gift-giving, family, love and friendship, ...

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7 signs you’re an overprotective parent – and how to deal with it

All parents want to protect their child from harm, but wrapping them in cotton wool is bad for both of you.

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Physiotherapy hope for cancer patients thanks to Jane Tomlinson’s legacy

One of the inspirational fundraiser’s final wishes was for research into the potential benefits of kinesiology taping.

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How to ace being the new girl at work

Starting a new job is easier when you’re prepared, says Jenny Stallard.

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Tried and tested: Polar’s new Vantage M running watch

Liz Connor gives her verdict one of the most hotly-anticipated running gadgets of the year.

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Ask a counsellor: ‘I’m scared my messy relationship history will put my new partner off me’

Trained counsellor Fiona Caine advises a woman who’s unsure how to handle her new boyfriend’s questions about her ex…

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5 ways to beat FOMOMG – the fear of missing out on your life goals

Planning a list of all the things you want to do… ever? Here’s how to stop life goals being the boss of you, says Jenny Stallard.

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