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Why noticing our body language is so important Have you noticed someone is happy, angry or sad without them saying a word?

Why it’s so important to foster different types of intelligence Aine argues that great minds do not think alike and we should encourage all types of intelligence

Why I’d rather make mistakes than live with regrets Picking the wrong college course or career path is not always a bad thing. You can learn from every experience you have.

Reporting from Zeminar 2018 - A day full of inspiring talks SpunOut.ie reporter Mair had the chance to listen to a variety of speakers talk about issues affecting young people

How can I help someone who is being bullied in school? Larissa talks about different types of bulling, why people bully and and how you can help someone who is being bullied.

A letter to myself before my eating disorder recovery "Eating disorders had been in my life for the last ten years, and I did not want to see it take another year of mine."

How I started my eating disorder recovery journey Looking back over the last three years, Isabel explains why November is an important time for her in her recovery.

Interested in sharing your stories and opinions on SpunOut.ie? Our volunteers write articles or create videos and podcasts for the site. Sharing your stories can help so many people.

Why men should be encouraged to express their emotions Have you ever heard the sayings "Boys don't cry" and "man up" and thought about how they impact people?

My tips for managing mental health at school or in college Isabel has some practical advice which might help you cope during the school year

Why we need better mental health education in Ireland Adam talks about why the young people of Ireland deserve to be taught properly about mental health

Why Ireland’s drinking culture needs to change Looking at statistics from Ireland and abroad, Gillian talks about the drinking culture and how it impacts the next generation