Full disclosure: 'I told my kids I had cancer'

Helen O’Callaghan on the need to be open about serious illness.

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7 things to eat and drink to help beat disease – according to a Harvard-trained doctor

In his new book, Dr William Li explores how certain food stuffs can influence our health. Lisa Salmon finds out more.

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Want to up your at-home yoga game? 7 best buys to add to your wish list

Liz Connor reveals her top kit picks – so you can tone, stretch and soothe stress from your living room floor.

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From celery juice to skincare and taking her baby to work, Miranda Kerr shares her morning routine

The model-turned-beauty CEO talks Katie Wright through a typical morning, which starts at 5.30am.

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Ask an expert: What can I do to help cope with sudden bereavement?

There’s no ‘right’ way to grieve – but you can take steps to help make the process more manageable, says life coach Carole Ann Rice. By Liz ...

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Ask a counsellor: ‘My stepson is very upset and angry – how can I get my husband to acknowledge it?’

Columnist and trained counsellor Fiona Caine advises a woman who’s unsure how to handle her stepson’s emotional outbursts.

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Working life: Dr Tony Lynch

Dr Tony Lynch, clinical lead for The First Response Simulation Unit, ASSERT, University College Cork.

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Ask an expert: How can I get my child to wear a coat without a battle?

Many young children refuse to wear coats even when it’s freezing. Parenting expert Tanith Carey advises on how to encourage them to wrap up.

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Learning Points: Jeers to alcohol abuse on St Patrick’s Day

Our nation, and maybe especially Dublin, the capital, is bracing for the devastation that this weekend’s St Patrick’s Day festivities leave in their ...

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Brain is smiles ahead: New book reveals how attitude impacts our health

A new book by a cognitive neuroscientist explains why smiling can trick the brain, making us feel a lot better, writes Margaret Jennings.

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Spread your wings: Two challenges to raise funds for Debra Ireland

Helen O’Callaghan on two events to help children with EB

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7 quick fitness hacks for people who have no time

A personal trainer recommends a handful of easy home exercises to help busy people get their exercise fix.

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Victoria Beckham’s facialist shares the star’s daily skin routine – and it doesn’t come cheap

Unsurprisingly, the designer uses a lot of luxury products in her five-step skincare routine.

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Ask a counsellor: I’m being bullied at work – what should I do?

Columnist and trained counsellor Fiona Caine advises a woman who is being bullied at work.

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Celebrity organiser Nicola Lewis on how to declutter your home – and aid your wellbeing

Nicola Lewis, who has helped celebrities organise their homes and their lives, shows how clearing out your clutter can tidy your life and your mind.

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‘I’m having the time of my life’ – Anthea Turner on being a stepmum and looking good at 58

The TV and radio presenter stars in a fashion shoot with her stepdaughter Claudia ahead of Mother’s Day and shares her favourite beauty products.

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6 wellbeing benefits of spending more time alone

Our lives are packed with other people, but sometimes alone time is exactly what you need – and we should make more time for it, says Lauren Taylor.

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Sex advice with Suzi Godson: He wants me to make more noise in bed

My husband wants me to be a bit more vocal during sex. I’ve tried a couple of times but this is simply not my style. While I want my lovely husband to be happy, ...

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From mushroom drinks to aura photography: All the wellness trends from South by Southwest

The Texas festival had a specific wellbeing expo.

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How to reset your fitness mindset if you’ve lost your gym mojo

Struggling to find the motivation to exercise? Liz Connor speaks to a personal trainer and nutritionist.

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Sex File: My girlfriend never lets me initiate sex

My girlfriend and I have been together for six months. The sex is great, but there’s one thing that’s troubling me. She always initiates it.

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Remembering Adrienne: Taking a stand against the system

Peter Cluskey recounts how his wife, Adrienne, died on New Year's Eve after a Dutch hospital "lost" tests results in 2011 that showed she had cancer.

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Getting kids washed, getting kids dressed, getting kids fed, getting kids to sleep. And repeat

The title - ‘The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read’ - is catchy if nothing else, but Philippa Perry’s parenting book delivers on everything it ...

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Freedom and demands of remote working

Kya deLongchamps examines the potential for creating the perfect work/life balance.

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Vicky Phelan (guest editor): Five women, from their 20s to 50s, on how a cervical smear test saved their lives

Ranging in age from their 20s to 50s, these women survived cancer because of cervical screening, writes Arlene Harris.

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Vicky Phelan (guest editor): Why Pembrolizumab offers a lifeline to women with advanced cervical cancer

Áine Morgan was running out of treatment options until she heard about Pembro. Having access to the drug has given her renewed confidence, writes Marjorie ...

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Vicky Phelan (guest editor): Stephen Teap and Lorraine Walsh working to ensure mistakes of the past are not repeated

As members of the CervicalCheck steering committee, Stephen Teap and Lorraine Walsh are determined that previous mistakes will not be repeated, says Áilín ...

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Vicky Phelan (guest editor): Why it’s essential children get the HPV jab

The HPV vaccine is safe, effective and helps prevent many types of cancer, not just cervical. That’s why it’s now being rolled out to boys, writes Helen ...

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Vicky Phelan (guest editor): Supporting children with a parent undergoing cancer treatment

A programme supporting children affected by a parent’s cancer diagnosis is now available nationwide, writes Ciara McDonnell.

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Vicky Phelan (guest editor): 'My aim is to raise awareness about the devastation of cervical cancer'

When I was approached by the Irish Examiner to guest edit a cervical cancer special edition of Feelgood on International Women’s Day, I grabbed the opportunity ...

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Vicky Phelan (guest editor): Rebuilding relationships after cervical cancer treatment

Campaigner Vicky Phelan was the guest editor of today's Feelgood magazine. As part of that special Margaret Jennings looks at the complex issues faced by couples ...

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As Binky Felstead says Instagram can be ‘isolating’ as a single mum – 5 solo parents to follow

These single parenting celebrities are inspirational and totally relatable.

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9 other beauty mistakes you made as a teen

No, you really shouldn’t have used hairspray to set your make-up.

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‘Beauty is skin deep,’ says fire accident survivor who stars in campaign against online hate

Footwear brand Ego is launching the ‘Eliminate Girl Hate’ campaign ahead of International Women’s Day.

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Jo Brand’s tips for getting to know your neighbours

The comedian shares some helpful advice for getting to know the people on your street.

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Video: 5 benefits of mixed martial arts for women

It’s a killer workout as well as being a whole lot of fun.

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On your marks! 8 of the best downloads to power up your running this spring

Make the miles go faster with these handy apps and podcasts, says Liz Connor.

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Struggle with binge eating? 8 expert tips to help beat the cycle

Breaking powerful binge-eating patterns isn’t easy – but there are steps you can take, as a Priory expert tells Liz Connor.

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We tried out the new Glossier Play products – our verdict on the hugely hyped new brand

The long-awaited sub-brand has launched with 30 products, Katie Wright reports.

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Inspired by the European Indoor Championships? Here’s what field events can do for your fitness

We’re guessing you’ve done more running than pole vaulting – here’s how you can rectify that.

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5 post-workout mistakes you didn’t know you were making

From fuelling badly to skipping the cool down stretch, Liz Connor speaks to a personal trainer to discover the bad habits sabotaging your workout.

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Working Life: Patrick Henn, Research and Education Assert Centre, UCC

Patrick Henn, director Research and Education Assert Centre, University College Cork

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Ask an expert: How much screen time should my child be allowed?

An Oxford professor says there’s no single set answer – but how and why they’re engaging with screens is probably more important. By Lisa Salmon.

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About to start weaning? 10 expert tips to help parents navigate the switch to solid foods

TV’s Dr Pixie McKenna shares a guide for handling the weaning process – and reassures that it’s not ‘one size fits all’. By Lisa Salmon. ...

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Fake nutrition news: Food Safety Authority sifts fact from fiction

Beware fake news about nutrition. In the same way that stories of dubious origin can take hold on social media, people should also be alert to false or confusing ...

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'Was this the first impression I wished to give my visitor?'

Last week I pressed ‘send’ to an email, before immediately regretting it as I walked into my kitchen. I’d just arranged a meeting with someone ...

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Baby blues: How to handle temper tantrums

Toddler tantrums are frustrating and exhausting for both parents and children. Use these tips from a child psychologist to help manage the meltdowns, says Lisa Salmon ...

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Vagina monologues: Why we need to be educated about women's sexual organs

Taking us on a post #MeToo journey through female sexuality, Lynn Enright’s brave book is timely and important, says Suzanne Harrington

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As research shows adolescents are increasingly sleep-deprived – how to tell if your teen needs rest

Teenagers are not known for their sprightly demeanour, but here’s how to spot if yours sleep deprived.

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