Dr. Harry is on the show to talk about his latest book "Self-Acceptance", which looks at the myth of self-esteem and how the idea of self-worth can actually be damaging out mental health.
In an age where self-esteem is seen as essential to mental health, we are seeing unprecedented rises in mental health difficulties from depression anxiety, eating disorders and many others. Is there not a dichotomy at play here? Is Self - Esteem (ie 'I live for my rating') a reality at all or simply a myth we are all buying into. In this book bestselling author Harry Barry challenges the conventional wisdom and explores why the terms self-acceptance, self-respect and self-actualization are more helpful in developing positive mental health. In his trademark style he also provides practical examples of what we should all be doing instead to build confidence and reach our full potential.
From rucks to books, Gordon Darcy may have hung up his boots, but he’s picked up his pen! The Grand Slam winner has teamed up with one of Ireland’s best known writers Paul Howard to write a children’s book.
Our Irish history books taught us about iconic female figures like Queen Maeve of Connacht and the legendary Gráinne Mhaol. But what about some of the astounding female heroes in areas of science, art and more that history overlooked?
Are you sometimes confused about what to wear for those special occasions? Or maybe you worry about which is the right fork to use, or when to take your hat off at a wedding, or if you should send a thank you card instead of a text?