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 problematic during afternoons. The best remedy combines B-vitamins, magnesium, adaptogenic herbs and critical amino… Continue reading SLEEP, STRESS & ADRENAL FATIGUE MISCONCEPTIONS
For this weeks #WellnessWednesday features Brendan Courtney, he is many things but primarily a dear friend with one of the biggest hearts I know. As a Broadcaster, Fashion Designer, Writer & Entrepreneur his work has touched many lives in different ways. This year his authored doc for RTE1 “We need to talk about Dad” has shaken… Continue reading WELLNESS WEDNESDAY WITH BRENDAN COURTNEY
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 place and sit in a comfortable position… Continue reading TRY THIS SIMPLE BREATHING MEDITATION TO HELP EASE ANXIETY
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 Kadam Morten In New York and Sogyal Rinpoche… Continue reading WANT TO LEAD A MORE MINDFUL LIFE?
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 each day. Most of us are distracted and live too much… Continue reading WHAT MEDITATION REALLY MEANS AND MY TOP TIPS TO GET YOU STARTED
So we all want to be happier but some days it really feels like we’re playing tug-o-war with ourselves. However, did you know that YOU actually have a huge part to play in how happy you are! According to research happiness is like a muscle that needs to be exercised daily. “It’s a choice and… Continue reading MY TOP 6 TIPS FOR A HAPPIER DAY EVERYDAY
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 I have had a great many teachers from all over the world.… Continue reading GETTING STARTED WITH MEDITATION- THE EASY WAY
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 the years I have struggled to find something… Continue reading CAN MEDITATION HELP IMPROVE DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY
Its #MindfulMonday again and this week is a very special Monday for me as I have just returned from Dzogchen Beara in West Cork, where I have been on a meditation retreat for the weekend with Sogyal Rinpoche. Rinpoche is a world-renowned Buddhist teacher from Tibet, and author of the highly acclaimed The Tibetan Book of Living… Continue reading CHANGING NEGATIVE PATTERNS ONE STEP AT A TIME
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 me links to articles questioning does it work or is it just ridiculous.… Continue reading IS MEDITATION REALLY BENEFICIAL?