The Irish Balance Podcast
Episode 8: Why We Shouldn’t Skip The Snooze: My Top Sleep Secrets to Take Back Your Bedtime

Episode 8: Why We Shouldn’t Skip The Snooze: My Top Sleep Secrets to Take Back Your Bedtime

February 3, 2019

In this week's episode, I dive into the importance of Sleep! Why quality and quantity of Sleep are equally important for our physical, mental and emotional health, and what the recommended sleep hours are. I share the simple tips I follow to get a good night's sleep too. I hope you guys enjoy this week's episode and find it helpful to better your bedtime!

Episode 7: Sorting Out Your Stress - Building a Stress Management Toolkit

Episode 7: Sorting Out Your Stress - Building a Stress Management Toolkit

January 27, 2019

In this episode, I'm sharing my journey to better stress management, using the various techniques I've built up over the past year in particular. I chat about mindfulness, meditation, exercise, breathing exercises and many other options you can try out for yourself to build your personal stress-busting toolkit! As always, I hope this episode helps you, and I would love to hear your feedback!

Episode 6: Social Media & Smartphones: Top Tips to De-Digital Your Life

Episode 6: Social Media & Smartphones: Top Tips to De-Digital Your Life

January 20, 2019

In this episode, I discuss our relationship with our smartphones and social media. It's definitely something I'm trying to monitor myself and not overdo it with screen time! I've also shared the tips I've found super helpful to reduce my screen time over the past 6 months. I hope you find them useful too!

Bonus Episode: Public Health & Why Prevention Is Better Than Cure

Bonus Episode: Public Health & Why Prevention Is Better Than Cure

January 13, 2019

In this episode, I'm sharing a reflection on the first Semester of my Masters in Public Health and Nutrition at University College Dublin! I'm absolutely loving the course and have learnt so much already. I discuss what public health is, why it's so important and the three key things I've taken from my first Semester! Roll on Semester 2!

Episode 5: Sustainable Eating - Optimising What We Eat Today for Human & Environmental Health - And Future Generations

Episode 5: Sustainable Eating - Optimising What We Eat Today for Human & Environmental Health - And Future Generations

January 10, 2019

In this week's episode, I'm discussing the important topic of Sustainable Eating! What is it? Why is it such a hot topic? Why is it important for us all to be aware of? With so much discussion in the media around the environmental impact of animal protein, #Veganuary and far too many Netflix documentaries scaring everyone (!) I'm bringing the focus to one we can all relate to - our health and that of the environment.

Episode 4: Finding a Balance in 2019 - My Top 4 Tips for Keeping Healthy Habits On Track

Episode 4: Finding a Balance in 2019 - My Top 4 Tips for Keeping Healthy Habits On Track

January 7, 2019

To me, balance is a journey we're all on. It's pretty tricky to say we live balanced lives 24/7! I called my blog The Irish Balance partly to share my journey to balance with you guys. In this episode, I talk about what balance means to me, and share my top 4 tips for keeping my healthy habits on track - even when 'life happens!'

Episde 3: Goal Setting for 2019 - Are You Being SMART About it?

Episde 3: Goal Setting for 2019 - Are You Being SMART About it?

January 3, 2019

In this week's episode, I'm going to discuss the SMART technique for goal-setting. It's my favourite way to define my goals in all areas of life - nutrition, physical activity, stress management, sleep hygiene, it's applicable to them all! Tune in to set goals smartly & make your New Year's Resolutions for 2019 a sustainable part of your life.

Episode 2: 9 Ideas For New Year’s Resolutions for 2019 - A Focus on Simplicity & Sustainability

Episode 2: 9 Ideas For New Year’s Resolutions for 2019 - A Focus on Simplicity & Sustainability

December 30, 2018

Have YOU set your New Year's Resolutions? The first full episode of my Podcast series focuses on simple and sustainable ideas for healthy lifestyle changes you can take on for 2019!

Episode 1: The Irish Balance - An Introduction

Episode 1: The Irish Balance - An Introduction

December 30, 2018

Welcome to The Irish Balance Podcast - a series by me, Dr. Ciara Kelly, a medical doctor with a special interest in public health, preventive medicine and health promotion. This introduction tells you about who I am, my passion and message as a doctor to you all, and what you can expect from this new Podcast in 2019.

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