Health Blog

Fitness
10 Reasons your Kids Should do Athletics

Encouraging kids to get active is always a great idea. From sports journalist Cliona Foley, here’s 10 reasons why they should get involved in athletics.

Family Health
A More Positive Pregnancy with GentleBirth

To offer support during pregnancy, Irish Life Health customers receive a year’s subscription to the GentleBirth app. Here’s what this resource offers.

Health & Wellbeing
The Mental Health Benefits of Exercise

As Pieta House’s annual event Darkness Into Light celebrates its tenth anniversary, we explore the benefits of exercise for maintaining good mental health.

Family Health
A Guide to Skin Cancer Prevention

We caught up with Dr. Neil Reddy of Precision Healthcare, who explains the different types of skin cancer and some cancer prevention tips and strategies.

Workplace
Cultivating Resilience in the Workplace

Professional Trainer Sheila O'Malley explains why developing a sense of resilience is key when it comes to enjoying a healthy relationship with the office.

Health Insights
Building Resilience in Young People

Kim Dempsey from Pieta House explains the idea of emotional resilience and why it's so important to help young people deal with difficult life scenarios.

Health Insights
Taking a Holistic Approach to Health

Our modern age can lead to stress, anxiety, interrupted sleep and as Lisa Hughes explains, a whole host of other chronic health conditions.

Health & Wellbeing
Understanding Common Anxiety Disorders

Patrick Williams from Morneau Shepell explains the different types of anxiety disorders and how identifying yours is an important first step to take.

Health Insights
Why Can’t I Get Motivated?

When there’s something you want to achieve, why can’t you get motivated? Shane Pearson has some useful advice when it comes to sticking to your goals.