Mental Health Resources from IT Sligo

Mental Health Resources from IT Sligo

Geraldine Gilroy, Counsellor in IT Sligo give us some useful information on Effective Stress Management, Mindful Breathing Exercise and A Safe Space Exercise

Effective Stress Management:

A talk on Effective Stress Management by Geraldine Gilroy, Counsellor in IT Sligo. 


Mindful Breathing Exercise:

Mindful Breathing Exercise is approximately 5 minutes of a breathing space to help focus on the present moment.

You will need to be sitting comfortably in a quiet , uninterrupted space to begin.  You can use this exercise to soothe yourself any time that you are feeling stressed, anxious or overwhelmed.


A Safe Space Exercise:

Learn how to relax using Safe Space Visualisation.


MOOCs (Massive Online Open Courses) on mindfulness on

Mindfulness, well-being and performance – Monash (Australia)

De-mystifying mindfulness – Leiden University (Netherlands)

Work life balance and the challenges of remote working – University of Coventry

Ethical decision making in care in extraordinary times - University of Surrey