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The Mindful Minute – Mindfulness for Children – Balloon Breathing

If you would like your children to start some mindfulness, balloon breathing is a brilliant exercise to start with. Using fun imagery, this allows your child’s to slow down, breathe mindfully and use the power of their imagination.
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Mentally Yours: Helping Bereaved Children

“She just said ‘Dad died this morning'” Mark Lemon’s Dad died when he was 12 years old. Now a children’s author, Mark’s latest book aims to help children to deal with bereavement. He chats to Ellen and Yvette about shock, family and awkward conversations.  Stay in touch with Mentally Yours on Twitter and our private …
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Owning It: Why my anxiety soared after having a baby

For this episode, I am joined by Layla O’Mara, founder of Nuanua.com, a wonderful online resource with courses that nurture mamas in their postpartum journey. Layla was someone I turned to in a moment of desperation, when I found myself, having come home from hospital with my new baby boy, feeling as though I had …
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GriefCast: Ep. 7 Beth Rylance

Cariad talks to actor and comedian Beth Rylance (School of Comedy, Plebs, Cardinal Burns) about the death of her mum. As ever they talk about grief, memories and what not to say to young children. You can tweet the show @thegriefcast, follow us on instagram @thegriefcast or email us thegriefcast@gmail.com because you are not alone. …
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You OK? Podcast: Take 5 for Mental Health: Supporting Children

Dr Colman Noctor, Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist and Assistant Prof at UCD, shares practical advice for how we can help children right now
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You OK? Podcast: Ep 35 Parents and Children

Jan Ní Fhlanagain returns with Series 2 of You OK?. Children are back at school, we’re all trying to adapt to living with the virus – but how are parents and kids really coping and what can they do to plan for a long winter ahead?
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You OK? Podcast: Ep 29 Parenting in a Pandemic

Louise McSharry and Niamh Connolly on parenting in a pandemic, what is happening to our brains and bodies when we feel overwhelmed and what are some strategies that can help.
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See Change Sessions with Alittlegail S2-Ep9: The Expectations of Wome‪n‬

Welcome to See Change Sessions with Alittlegail! This podcast created by See Change and hosted by Abigail McDonnell, is all about starting the conversation and breaking the stigma surrounding mental health and the difficulties that may come within it. This week Abigail talks to the amazing Ruchika Hassan, a See Change Ambassador and Michelle O …
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You OK? Podcast: Ep 16 Supporting children and families living with autism in these challenging times

Aidan Corr is a Senior Educational Psychologist. In this episode, he talks about some of the challenges facing those living with autism during the Pandemic, and ways to cope.
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You OK? Podcast: Ep 15 Supporting Leaving Cert students in these challenging times

Senior Psychologist with the HSE Peadar Maxwell discusses how parents and students can manage the challenges of these uncertain times and shares techniques for keeping the lines of communication open.
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You OK? Podcast: Ep 8 You OK Maia Dunphy?

On Saturdays we chat with familiar faces to hear how they’re finding life at the moment. Today’s guest is broadcaster and writer Maia Dunphy who talks about parenting, struggling sourdough and the comfort of feeling that we’re all in this together. Listen out for a priceless cameo from her son Tom!
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You OK? Podcast: Ep 6 Supporting teenagers through social distancing

Dr. Colman Noctor, Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytical Psychotherapist at St. Patrick’s Mental Health Services, shares practical advice for how we can help to support teenagers struggling with social distancing and feeling frustrated that so many of their hard won freedoms are now restricted, albeit for very good reasons.
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