Becoming part of the therapy

Séamus Ruane MPSI looks at the evidence-based benefits of human contact and empathy among ‘social animals’ like ourselves and the impact of Covid-19 on these…

Play to your strengths

Sometimes the apparently obvious candidate for a job in the pharmacy may not be the best choice after all, writes Séamus Ruane MPSI Have you…

Too busy to breathe?

Far from being a fad, mindfulness is more relevant than ever, writes Séamus Ruane, community pharmacist and certified positive psychology practitioner “If one more person…

Resistance and persistence

Pathogenic bacteria in humans are developing resistance to antibiotics much faster than expected, new research shows Computational research at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, has…

Hair today, gone tomorrow

As discussions and preparations continue for the return to normal school and crèche routines, the perennial problem of head lice will inevitably surface to worry…

Small steps consistently applied

Séamus Ruane, community pharmacist and certified positive psychology practitioner, looks at the importance of what may seem like small choices A defining moment that shaped…