Sarah O Neill

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One of the biggest pressure points can be the change in routine. Mealtimes, bedtimes, everything changes in one fell swoop at the end of August. Photograph: Getty Images

August heralds in a lot of change: it’s the beginning of autumn and thoughts turn to new beginnings, and the new term. Everything seems to come at onc(...)

Get out into the light and soak up some vitamin D which helps regulate the stress hormone. Photograph: Getty Images

1. Get out into the light  Get out in the sun to soak up some vitamin D which helps regulate the stress hormone. Only 10 per cent of our vitamin(...)

 Alan Gorman (28) was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma at  17. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

When Alan Gorman started having pain in his feet at the age of 17 during his first months at college, a doctor put it down to an unbalanced diet and n(...)

Workplace stress is a highly complex problem, fraught with “psychosocial risks”, according to the ESRI. Photograph: iStock

In recent weeks, two illustrious bodies have flagged problems with the Irish psyche. The OECD told us that 18.5 per cent of Irish people have a mental(...)