What is causing stress for Irish people? Top tips for understanding and managing anxiety
Recent research by laya healthcare found that eight in ten (80%) of adults in Ireland have been affected by anxiety. Dr Sarah O'Neill discusses the factors causing stress for Irish people based on this research and offers practical tips for understanding and managing anxiety.
Health 5 min read
Super Troopers with Laya Healthcare - Ireland's First Ever Health Homework Programme
Super Troopers with laya healthcare is the first ever health homework programme in Ireland. It encourages children and their families to become more active and learn about healthy lifestyles. Laya Healthcare got involved in the programme because we wanted to instil healthy habits in children of a young age, with a view to developing positive habits for life.
Family 5 min read
The Digital Age of Consent
A part of the new GDPR is the establishment of a ‘digital age of consent’ -an age at which children can ‘sign up to/join’ an online service which collects, uses and processes their personal data, without the need of parental consent. In this blog, Forensic Psychologist Dr Maureen Griffin talks about the Digital Age of Consent, setting up social media accounts and how to talk to your kids about online safety.
Family 4 min read
Ways to Practice Mindfulness with your Children this Summer
Mindfulness is all about becoming aware of your senses and how they are affected by the world around you. This is extra useful for children, because it can help them learn how to deal with complicated feelings they don’t quite understand yet, and help them regulate their emotions and calm themselves down. Try some of these activities with your little ones to learn how everyone can apply them in their daily lives.
Family 3 min read