It has been said that bad supplements are like a bad diet and I have to say I agree. Every day I get bombarded by supplement companies with products that promise to be the true elixir for a better life and increased health. The truth is that a good supplement should be supporting a busy… Continue reading A MUSHROOM SUPPLEMENT WITH A DIFFERENCE
Depression is a mental health condition which affects a person’s thinking, feelings, energy and behaviour. It is the most common mental health condition, affecting some 300,000 people in Ireland. Sponsored by The World Health Organisation define depression as “a common mental disorder, characterized by sadness, loss of interest or pleasure, feelings of guilt or low self-worth,… Continue reading TOP TIPS TO BEAT THE BLUES
We often talk about postnatal depression in women but lately I’m hearing about more and more women struggling with both stress and depression when they are trying to conceive and during their pregnancy. Some women are lucky and conceive straight away, but for others trying for a baby can lead to years of stress, fertility… Continue reading DEPRESSION DURING CONCEPTION AND PREGNANCY
Welcome to day 2 of my new video series and today is one of my favourite quick and easy mood boosting smoothie full of good fats including: Avocados: I predicted and hoped last year that this little fav fruit of mine is finally going to have its year in 2016 and maybe just maybe… Continue reading MY MOOD BOOSTING GREEN SMOOTHIE TO BEAT THE JANUARY BLUES
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
Today is the beginning of Oprah and Deepak’s 21-Day meditation Series on “Manifesting Grace Through Gratitude”. I absolutely love these meditation series as they are thought provoking, easy to follow and complete. For me meditation is a chance to just sit still with myself and be present. For such a long time I lived… Continue reading CAN MEDITATION MAKE YOU CRY?
I’m A HUGE fan of finding what works for you and how and what we feed our kids is no different. The one thing we simply can’t escape is that good nutrition is important. If you have been reading any nutrition articles lately I imagine your head is spinning at the fact that we have… Continue reading WHY SHOULD OUR KIDS TAKE OMEGAS?
Post Natal Depression is far more common than any of us realise. I receive so many messages and emails from Mums who are still suffering in silence and I strongly urge you to get help. I know how hard it is but i promise you that you will recover once you get help and take… Continue reading "MINDING MUM" POST NATAL DEPRESSION
ST PATRICK’S MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES TO LAUNCH IRELAND’S FIRST ALL DIGITAL POP-UP RADIO STATION AND TODAY THEY ARE BEGINNING THE SEARCH FOR IRELAND’S MOST UPBEAT SONG Ireland’s first all digital pop-up radio station, will be officially launched next month and will be the first of its kind to broadcast in Ireland. I’m so excited to… Continue reading ST PATS LAUNCH THE SEARCH FOR IRELAND’S MOST UPBEAT SONG
AS PRINTED I N THE DAILY MAIL 14TH AUGUST Depression comes in many forms, strikes without warning and really doesn’t care who you are or indeed what you do for a living. This was proven to us yet again this week when another bright light was taken from us way before his time. I have… Continue reading WHY ROBIN WILLIAMS PASSING IS A WAKE UP CALL FOR EVERYONE