Seasonal Affective Disorder – When The Winter Blues Become Something More

Given the state of Irish weather during 95% of the year, it’s not hard to believe that the constant chill looming in the air and almost non-existent sunlight levels are having a negative impact on our daily mood and overall attitude towards life. But what if I told you there was more to it than […]

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Things Are Never Quite The Way They Seem

8.42am – I post a picturesque snap on Instagram from my early morning run, of autumn leaves and sunrise, captioned “no better way to start the day”. There’s no mention of how it took me 40 minutes to get out of bed that morning, physically and mentally crippled with anxiety from the very moment I […]

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6 Things To Do When You’re Feeling Less Than Okay

We all experience periods in our lives, when nothing seems to go according to plan and even the slightest upsets will have you feeling overwhelmed and shaken. When you’re going through a rough patch, it’s so important to take the time to look after yourself and address your own needs before you tackle anything else. […]

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Minding My Mind – The Introduction

Over the last number of weeks, I’ve been contemplating what direction in which I should take my blog next. Recently, I’ve put a big emphasis on writing about heavy, often controversial topics of great interest, importance and meaning to me, from obesity and rape culture to depression and abortion, all of which I believe deserve […]

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Why I Started Seeing A Therapist & 5 Things It’s Taught Me

The Build Up Earlier this year, I bit the bullet and did something I should have done a long, long time ago –Β  I booked my first appointment with a therapist. For quite some time before that, I’d been feeling increasingly low, lacking motivation and just generally unstable, not to mention incredibly anxious to the […]

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He Wasn’t Asking For It Either

Last month, I published my ‘I Wasn’t Asking For It’ post, where I spoke in great length about my own personal encounters with ‘lad culture’ and why I believe perspectives and ideas surrounding sexual behaviour in today’s society require a major overhaul. That particular post received an incredible response from my readers and was even […]

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Cloudy Days, Dark Nights & Discovering Emotional First Aid

Why I’ve Been MIA Content-wise, An Domhan I Mo Cheann hasn’t been overly interesting over the last number of weeks, so to my readers, I apologise for that. If you follow me on Snapchat, you may have seen me mention briefly that I was taking a bit of time out from social media due to […]

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