Practicing mindfulness is one of the single most powerful things you can do for your wellbeing. Want to give it a try?
Ever the alchemist, Dean Scurry got Damien Dempsey, John Connors, Maverick Sabre and me to work with a group of remarkable young men at The Axis Theatre in Ballymun
Watch the inimitable Jerry Fish perform Christmas classic ‘Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas’ accompanied by the Camden Players
Watch the wonderful May Kay perform Christmas classic ‘Winter Wonderland’ accompanied by the Camden Players
Watch the amazing Róisín O perform Christmas classic ‘Please Come Home For Christmas’ accompanied by the incredible Camden Players
Sinéad Burke AKA Minnie Melange interviews Linda Allen author of ‘See you in two minutes Ma’
Three years on from receiving an Impact Award from Social Entrepreneurs Ireland, we take a look at the fantastic work of The Irish Men's Sheds Association
We hope that you like this video! It's something a little different, but we wanted to try something new so hopefully you guys will like it too!
No one chooses to worry. It is a primal attempt to protect us from life's worst case scenarios. A little worry is okay. It encourages us to think problems through and be prepared
We all adopt and identify with specific roles in life, whether it's mother/father, brother/sister, etc. As we get older, these roles may halt our ability to understand our own needs and find healthy ways to get those needs met
Alarms, texts, emails, traffic, phone-calls, noise, bills, cash machines, queues, traffic, emails. Just an average few hours in your day?
‘Sorry seems to be the hardest word'. I disagree. I think No is the hardest word, saying No to unreasonable demands; saying No to unhealthy behaviours and attitudes; and saying No to the critical inner dialog which plagues everyone at some point
The Teaching Council is the regulator of the teaching profession in Ireland and promotes professional standards in teaching
Unanswered text messages. Declined invites. Missed calls. When you live with anxiety, sometimes little aspects of friendship can be hard
Mental health is a very important issue and is one that is being spoken about a lot in the media. Here at Bunscoil Mr Alan White, along with 5th Class, have been very busy, making a video that highlights the importance of good mental health
I'm a very happy content person at the moment because I've made good decisions and worked hard to be where I'm at right now, but I wasn't always. I wasn’t ready to post this. I don’t think anyone ever is
In 2010, life could not have been any better. I had built a new house, bought a new car and was working away happily. Then BANG! I was hit from behind by a drunk driver
Check out A New Ireland Rising, a very special 7 minute video by A Lust For Life team member Ruairí McKiernan. The video marks 100 years since the 1916 Rising and is a powerful call to action for us all to 'be our own heroes'
If our generation are to change how we view and approach mental health, then we need to take our own initiative in doing so
Set a good tone for the rest of your day by grounding your thoughts, stretching your body and breathing intentionally
Over the coming weeks on A Lust for Life our intention is to get as many of you as possible meditating every day, helping you to establish a daily practice
We are born with the ability of flexibility which most of us lose. By the time you are an adult, our muscles lose 15% of their moisture
Capture the magic and fun that was present at the 2016 Vhi A Lust For Life 5k/10k brought to you by the Irish Independent!
The core of our body can be an area where we can hold anxiety and stress. The initial reaction to a situation can be felt in our core first
What causes addiction? Easy, right? Drugs cause addiction. But maybe it is not that simple.
Stress isn’t always a bad thing; it can be handy for a burst of extra energy and focus, like when you’re playing a competitive...
Bressie gives powerful speech about the ‘epidemic of this generation’ to the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Health...
Niall Breslin today addressed the Joint Committee on Health and Children about mental health and wellbeing at a meeting of the Oireachtas. Here is his opening statement
In this video Ironmind Ambassador Orla Connolly illustrates how to do a body scan meditation in a really simple way. This is a body scan type meditation and is guided by myself while Laura follows my voice as I go through parts of her body
In this video you will see me guide Laura through some basic Pilate’s exercises that can have a great effect on the mind, helping to ease any mind strain you may be feeling under at this time of year
Yoga is an ancient physical, mental and spiritual practice that originated in India. The word Yoga is a Sanskrit word which means to unite. Yoga is practiced worldwide now for health and relaxation combining Pranayama (breathing) and Asanas (postures)
Over the coming weeks we will be sharing some of Patrick McKeown’s techniques via a new video series he has created
The event is in conjunction with A Lust For Life, successor to Niall Breslin’s (A.K.A Bressie’s) My1000Hours website. A Lust For Life is a...
A short film on what staff and students at CPS do to mind their mental health
A recent video we produced highlighting the very first Irish Independent A Lust For Life runway 5k held down in Cork Airport on 21/11/2015
Ironmind is a documentary where a collective passion for positive change by a group of individuals aims to highlight that resilience, once located and cultivated, can allow us all do great things
What really causes addiction — to everything from cocaine to smart-phones? And how can we overcome it? Johann Hari has seen our current methods fail firsthand, as he has watched loved ones struggle to manage their addictions
1 in 5 will suffer from mental illness at some point in their lifetimes. The other 4 will have a friend, family member or colleague who will
Crokes Talks: The idea behind the video was to capture the commitment of our players and coaches to emulating the philosophy of the GAA Mental Health Charter
A film about the compassionate approach to relating with voices, with potential for use as a therapeutic, educational, and de-stigmatising tool
Mindfulness Matters captures children’s perspective on Still Space, Acts of Kindness (AOK), Attitude of Gratitude and more in Fahy National School, Westport, Co Mayo, Ireland
Young up and coming Irish band The Matthews are launching their new single 'Save Me' on Oct 10th and are donating every single cent from the sales on itunes to Teenline, which supports teenagers in distress
Our society has a deeply ingrained habit of exclusion. 1 billion people globally have a disability, the biggest marginalised group in the world
Here is a poem by Stephen James Smith, a Dublin poet and playwright, on his personal journey with his journey with medication for his mental health
We are what we absorb. A key message in this must-watch Ted Talk from Julia J Pucklidge, PhD
A Lust For Life / My1000Hours Mental Health video for Schools. We get many requests for Bressie to visit schools to do a talk on Mental Health, but unfortunately he can't make it out to every school for a visit.
This video is profound and can be applied to so much in life. If you feel a little lost, not sure what to do, watch this video by Gareth Bowler and start running towards challenges rather than away
Two good friend of Niall’s created this special piece. Marty Mulligan wrote the powerful words and Ed Rice helped put it all together. Remember “this will pass”
Becoming unstuck….OCD is a term we often loosely throw around in society. If someone likes cleaning a lot, or who likes their record collection a certain way, we often joke that they have OCD