Keep summer going! 15 tips to lift your spirits
Although it might be feeling slightly autumnal, summer is a good time to develop some healthy habits. Here are some tips to lift your spirits and give your wellbeing a boost. Get out into the light and soak up some vitamin D which helps regulate the stress hormone.
Lifestyle 3 min read
What happens in a counselling session?
Our research indicates that 75pc of people believe that stigma still exists around mental wellbeing. In order to dispel some myths, we enlisted the help of Counselling Psychologist and Clinical Lead on Laya Healthcare's 24/7 Mental Wellbeing Support Programme, Dr Sarah O’Neill. Here she explains what really happens in a counselling session.
Health 5 min read
What do 9,225 health screenings tell us about the health of workers in Ireland?
Sinead Proos, Head of Wellness at laya healthcare talks about results collated from health screenings carried out across industry sectors by our team at laya healthcare, Ireland’s largest corporate health and wellbeing provider.
Stories 4 min read
Children and their Smartphones
The age of smartphone ownership is getting younger and huge pressure is placed on children, and thus their parents, to have a smartphone. The National Sleep Foundation has consistently demonstrated that having technology in your bedroom and/or using technology as a sleep aid, can interfere with the quality of sleep, the duration of sleep and daytime alertness. Dr Maureen Griffin discusses her top tips for ensuring that smartphones are not eating into our children's sleep time.
Family 4 min read