Jolanta Burke, RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences and Justin Laiti, RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences Although Christmas only lasts a few days each year, many of us spend months planning for it. But as enjoyable as all the parties and festivities might be, many people find they feel a bit burnt-outContinue reading “Holiday burnout: why it happens – and three research-proven ways to help you recover”
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Three ways to tackle the ‘Sunday scaries’, the anxiety and dread many people feel at the end of the weekend
Sunday is often a chance to catch up with friends, lost sleep, and recover from last night’s hangover. But for many of us, by the time Sunday afternoon rolls around, a feeling of intense anxiety and dread sets in – often referred to as the “Sunday scaries”.
Has the pandemic changed our personalities? New research suggests we’re less open, agreeable and conscientious
For many of us, some personality traits stay the same throughout our lives while others change only gradually. However, evidence shows that significant events in our personal lives which induce severe stress or trauma can be associated with more rapid changes in our personalities.
Seasonal depression: small things you can do every day to cope
Many of us tend to feel sad or not like our usual self as autumn and winter approach. But for some, these feelings persist until spring arrives.