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  • The Mind Yourself Podcast #38 - Ohana Zero Suicide May 11, 2021
    Today we have an exciting episode for Mental Health Awareness Week where Eoin is joined by Anna Phelan and Valerie McHugh from the Ohana Zero Suicide team. Ohana Zero Suicide are a group of individuals from all over Ireland who have come together with a goal to reduce the suicide rate by promoting, protecting and […]
  • The Mind Yourself Podcast #37 - 2021 and Beyond April 20, 2021
    Christy and Eoin are back for the final episode of Season 2 of The Mind Yourself Podcast. They wrap up what was covered throughout our guest episodes and our discussion on stress. They also give an update on what we are working on at Motus and our plans for our Social and Emotional Education workshops […]
  • The Mind Yourself Podcast #36 - Dr. Deirdre O'Shea April 13, 2021
    This week we had the absolute pleasure of being joined by Dr. Deirdre O'Shea on the podcast. Deirdre is a Work and Organisational Psychologist and Senior Lecturer in University of Limerick. She is one of top specialists in her field in Ireland with numerous publications. She also spoke on the RTE Documentary 'Stressed' as well […]
  • The Mind Yourself Podcast #35 - James Leonard (The 2 Norries Podcast) April 6, 2021
    Christy sits down with James Leonard, from The Two Norries Podcast, for a hard hitting conversation on the challenges of drug addiction and its impact on your mental health. James is very open and honest about his own battles with Heroin and gives a fascinating insight into the life of an addict. This is definitely […]
  • The Mind Yourself Podcast #34 - Stress Management March 30, 2021
    Eoin and Christy are back for the final instalment of their Stress discussion. Today they look at Stress Management and how we can all look to better regulate our stress. They cover anger management, the difference between coping methods and emotional regulation, the 5 Ways of Wellbeing and lots more. This episode provides a satisfying […]
  • The Mind Yourself Podcast #33 - Stress and Mental Health March 23, 2021
    In this episode Christy and Eoin bring their stress conversation back to the root topic of Mental Health.  What is the impact of stress on our mental health both in the short term and longterm?  How does stress make mental health assessment easier? What mental illnesses can be linked to excessive stress? Learn all of […]
  • The Mind Yourself Podcast #32 - Cormac Byrne March 16, 2021
    In this episode Eoin sits down with Cormac Byrne from BlueZone Fitness for a far reaching conversation covering aspects of the fitness industry and mental health. Cormac is refreshingly open about his views on the fitness industries role with mental health, his own challenges with stress and mental health after setting up his own business […]
  • The Mind Yourself Podcast #31 - Stress and Sex Education March 9, 2021
    Christy and Eoin continue their conversation on Stress and this week they expand on last weeks episode with David Kavanagh and consider the link between stress and sex and how this can impact our mental health. They tackle topics such as sex education, pornography, social media and how we can better discuss our sexual health. […]
  • The Mind Yourself Podcast #30 - David Kavanagh March 2, 2021
    This week Christy sits down with David Kavanagh to discuss relationships, sex therapy and how this relates to our mental health. David Kavanagh is a qualified sex therapist that specialises in relationship counselling and sex addiction.  After working with hundreds of couples, David gives insight into how to improve relationships during lockdown, the new digital […]
  • The Mind Yourself Podcast #29 - Stress, Pregnancy and Child Development February 23, 2021
    Stress, Pregnancy and Child Development - How are these connected? Learn how the experiences of the mother both physically and mentally can be passed on to the child and also Christy tells Eoin an interesting story about how Peter Pan is connected to a childhood traumatic experience. All this and much more; a great insight […]
  • The Mind Yourself Podcast #28 - Siobhan Murray February 16, 2021
    Siobhan Murray is a qualified psychotherapist and resilience, burnout and stress coach. When not working with adults, Siobhan is also a parent and a consultant for teachers at US charter schools.   In this far reaching conversation, Siobhan explains the relationship between stress and personality, perfectionism in parenting and teacher burnout. If you would like […]
  • The Mind Yourself Podcast #27 - Stress and Physical Health February 9, 2021
    Nobel prize races, drinking bacteria and poo, this week's podcast involves Eoin and Christy sitting down to begin their discussion on stress. Eoin gets a biology lesson and the boys discuss what stress is and how it can impact heart disease, diabetes and suppressed immunity. Check out our website and follow us on social media […]
  • The Mind Yourself Podcast #26 - Dr Sharon Lambert January 31, 2021
    Dr. Sharon Lambert is a senior lecturer and researcher at UCC, with a specific research interest in the impact of trauma on development and its links with addiction. Dr. Lambert has been interviewed on the Blindboy podcast and has given talks to an Gardai Siochana and the Metropolitan police. During the podcast, we touch on […]
  • The Mind Yourself Podcast #25 - Season 2 Intro January 31, 2021
    Eoin and Christy are delighted to be back for Season 2 of The Mind Yourself Podcast. In this short intro they discuss what they've been up over the last 7 months with Motus. They also give a you a flavour for the guests to expect in this coming season. Mind Yourselves! Check out our website […]
  • The Mind Yourself Podcast - #24 - The 2020 Half-time Review June 17, 2020
    Eoin and Christy discuss and debate some of the extraordinary events that have taken place so far in 2020. They look into how some of these events can impact our mental health and how we can deal with them using different psychological techniques. This will also be the final episode in Season 1 of The […]
  • The Mind Yourself Podcast #23 - Social Skills June 11, 2020
    Eoin and Christy are back to discuss the importance of social skills and how it's linked to emotional intelligence. They cover how social media and technology is impacting our social skills, active listening, self compassion and debating culture, relationships as well as much, much more! We hope the key tips we highlight can help you […]
  • The Mind Yourself Podcast #22 - Keira Keogh June 3, 2020
    Keira Keogh is a private Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA) consultant who specialises in children with autism. In this wide ranging conversation, we talk about the current position of autism in society. She also discusses how to detect autism and what has been found to be effective for parenting autism.  With over eight years working as […]
  • The Mind Yourself Podcast #21 - Empathy May 27, 2020
    This week Eoin and Christy go in depth into the whole area of Empathy. Who would have known it would be such a complex topic. We discuss areas such as: - Neuroscience of Empathy - AI - Empathy vs Sympathy - Altruism & Why Empathy mightn't always be a good thing Links: - - […]
  • The Mind Yourself Podcast #20 - Emotional Regulation May 20, 2020
    This week Eoin and Christy are back to talk about Emotional Regulation. They discuss helpful tips and strategies to help you regulate negative emotions such as Sadness, Anger, Envy/Jealousy, Shame/Guilt and Worry. This episode will give you easy to adopt techniques to help you manage the feelings associated with these emotions. The techniques are suitable […]
  • The Mind Yourself Podcast #19 - Niamh Fitzpatrick May 13, 2020
    Niamh has a BA in Psychology, an MA in Clinical Psychology and an MSc in Sport Management Specialising in Sport Psychology ans is trained in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).  She runs her own practice, in which she works in two main areas: Optimum Mental Health and Optimum Performance (for sports, business, music etc.) Due to […]

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