SIMPLE BREATHING MEDITATION TO HELP EASE ANXIETY

BREATHING MEDITATION: For this meditation we are going to use the breath as a support. I find it helpful to take 3-5 really deep breaths as I start to help calm my system down (as most of us are always rushing around) So Chose a quiet…

WHY HOW YOU EAT IS JUST AS IMPORTANT AS WHAT YOU EAT

When we talk about mindfulness people can get stressed thinking they have to allocate large amounts of time and energy to it. The trick is to simplify it and bring it naturally into your day. For me being more mindful is learning to pay attention…

HERE ARE MY TOP 10 TIPS FOR MINDING MUM

My first book Minding Mum is all about understanding that self-care is not selfish in fact it’s probably the most selfless thing you can do. I learnt this lesson the hard way after I had my son James who is now just nearly six. I completely…

LETS MAKE 2018 A SELFCARE REVOLUTION

So what does selfcare really mean? Selfcare is something that only you can provide for yourself and is by far the most important ingredient for true wellness. It means showing up for yourself every single day. It means taking the…
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10 IDEAS TO HELP MAKE YOU AS PLASTIC FREE AS CAN BE

Lets raise awareness of the amount of plastic in our lives by encouraging people to eliminate the use of single-use plastic. We have put a list of tips together that will make this easy. This article was first published on thebamboobrushsociety.com 1.…
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MANAGING STRESS AND ANXIETY

Anxiety is one of the most common neurological disorders, affecting 1 in 13 people in Ireland. Anxiety differs from fear in that, while fear is a rational response to a real danger, anxiety usually lacks a clear or realistic cause. Sponsored…
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WEALTH IN RELATION TO YOUR HEALTH

Money, every choice you make, every activity you do, every change you contemplate, are in some way connected to your wealth. Yet most people rarely take the time that their financial situation deserves, to plan it effectively. You have income…
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DO YOU BELIEVE YOU HAVE AN AURA?

A few years ago, I was at a party and was being introduced to a well-known Irish celebrity. He shook my hand, said, “Nice to meet you Bernie, and by the way I love your bright blue colour”. I thanked him and we continued chatting for a…
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MINDFUL MEDITATION, BREATHING & YOGA: HOW IT CAN REDUCE ANXIETY & STRESS IN OUR MODERN WORLD

Today's world is often referred to as fast paced, busy and chaotic. We are overfed stress and worry and we are undernourished in areas that truly matter. This concept of being 'overfed and undernourished' goes far beyond any food we put on…
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SLEEP, STRESS & ADRENAL FATIGUE MISCONCEPTIONS

So your stressful life has contributed to sleeping issues? You have been diagnosed with adrenal fatigue or all at the very least the symptoms seem to fit. Your energy levels have dropped off significantly over the years and it’s especially…
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FINDING THE MOMENT IN THE MADNESS

Are you feeling overwhelmed, over stressed and over Summer (and it hasn’t even started yet!)?? Could mindfulness help? Well author of the Irish Better Birth Book and Founder of the award winning GentleBirth antenatal program Tracy Donegan,…
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WHY PRESENCE IS A KEY INGREDIENT FOR REAL WELLNESS

I like to refer to it as ‘the practice of being present’ as it truly is a practice and something we have to work on every day. Being present to me means being aware and feeling fully alive. Do you feel present in your life or does life generally…
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#MINDFULMARCH WITH SPORTS PHILOSOPHY

https://youtu.be/HFSLWJiU94A   Mindfulness really is a hot topic of conversation at the moment which is why I have teamed up with Sports Philosophy for #mindfulmarch. A lot of people might think that mindfulness is just another buzzword…
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TRY THIS SIMPLE BREATHING MEDITATION TO HELP EASE ANXIETY

  BREATHING MEDITATION: For this meditation we are going to use the breath as a support. I find it helpful to take 3-5 really deep breaths as I start to help calm my system down (as most of us are always rushing around) So   Chose…
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WANT TO LEAD A MORE MINDFUL LIFE?

As everyone who reads my blog knows I'm a huge fan of mindfulness. My first brush with meditation was in my late teens and I never looked back. I am been very lucky to have had some incredible teachers from all over the world since then including…
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WHAT MEDITATION REALLY MEANS AND MY TOP TIPS TO GET YOU STARTED

In my opinion meditation is one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself and a very powerful tool to have in your wellness toolbox. I have been meditating for many years and have a daily practice, which enables me to reconnect with myself…
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WHY HOW YOU EAT IS JUST AS IMPORTANT AS WHAT YOU EAT

When we talk about mindfulness people can get stressed thinking they have to allocate large amounts of time and energy to it. The trick is to simplify it and bring it naturally into your day. For me being more mindful is learning to pay attention…
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STARTING YOUR DAY THE RIGHT WAY - WITH INTENTION - PART 1

Does starting your day the right way make any difference? I decided to do a couple of short videos about starting your day the right way. As our brains are primed for survival and not happiness we need to make a conscious effort each day to…
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GETTING STARTED WITH MEDITATION- THE EASY WAY

I wanted to make a very simple video to introduce everyone to the idea of meditation and take away some of the preconceived ideas of great difficulty that can sometimes get attached to buzzwords. I have been meditating for many years now and…
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TRANSFORMING STRESS AND MAKING CONNECTIONS THIS CHRISTMAS

Some tips on how to transform your stress this holiday season We all know that Christmas is a big opportunity for stress—the combination of having to appear to be having fun, while coping with all the frustrations and extra work can be…
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CAN MEDITATION HELP IMPROVE DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY

Is breathing good for you? Well of course it is we need to it to keep us alive but have you ever noticed in situations that are stressful our rates of breathing change and some of us even hold our breath without even realising it! Down through…
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IS MEDITATION REALLY BENEFICIAL?

It’s Mindful Monday again and today I wanted to talk about mindfulness and meditation becoming trendy and cool. I thought this was great in the beginning but now the inevitable has happened and on a daily basis I now get people sending…
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FINDING THERAPY IN EVERYDAY LIFE

The word therapy can scare people sometimes. The thought of entering a room where your deepest darkest secrets might be uncovered or even worse you might find out you have problems that you never even knew about before! Believe me I can understand…
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BE CAREFUL WITH YOUR WORDS!

As children growing up we can become what we hear and quite often we hear negative things about ourselves that we own and then they become a part of us. As a young model I got a lot of positive comments but if one photographer or casting…