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    Tag: MINDFULNESS

    PRACTICING MINDFULNESS DAILY

      A BOOK RECOMMENDATION FOR GROUP WORK My wellbeing journey was arduous and joyless in the beginning. I took everything and everyone very seriously. Retreats were painful and even though I was making the journey harder than necessary, somewhere deep inside I knew I was on the right path.   When I first picked up… Continue reading PRACTICING MINDFULNESS DAILY

    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 time to work on yourself instead of avoiding yourself. In 2017, we saw words… Continue reading LETS MAKE 2018 A SELFCARE REVOLUTION

    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. SHOPPING BAGS When you’re out of the house, you sometimes make a spontaneous trip… Continue reading 10 IDEAS TO HELP MAKE YOU AS PLASTIC FREE AS CAN BE

    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 while. This was much to the amusement of… Continue reading DO YOU BELIEVE YOU HAVE AN AURA?

    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 our plate.    I would go as far as saying, that our country is… Continue reading MINDFUL MEDITATION, BREATHING & YOGA: HOW IT CAN REDUCE ANXIETY & STRESS IN OUR MODERN WORLD

    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, shares a great technique for coping with stress this summer. Summer is coming and like many parents around… Continue reading FINDING THE MOMENT IN THE MADNESS

    WHY YOGA REALLY IS FOR EVERYONE AND THE TOP TEN REASONS TO TRY IT

    New to Yoga? Don’t know what all the fuss is about? Here are my top 10 reasons to try it For a newcomer to yoga you might find that explanations like “It increases the flow of prana” or “It brings energy up your spine” fall on deaf or sceptical ears! Or seeing someone in an inverted… Continue reading WHY YOGA REALLY IS FOR EVERYONE AND THE TOP TEN REASONS TO TRY IT

    ALCOHOLISM – IS IT A DISEASE? By Kelly Brogan, MD

    Do you struggle with your relationship to alcohol? Have you been told you’re an addict? My family is rife with “alcoholics”, most of whom are “recovered”. The dominant narrative is that alcohol made them sick and sobriety has offered them their lives back. To my eyes, however, there’s something important missing from this all-or-nothing approach… Continue reading ALCOHOLISM – IS IT A DISEASE? By Kelly Brogan, MD

    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 feel chaotic? What I have learned… Continue reading WHY PRESENCE IS A KEY INGREDIENT FOR REAL WELLNESS

    MY TOP 5 TIPS FOR SURVIVING TOUGH TIMES

    Some days just run like clockwork, things fall magically into place and you feel aligned and connected. But then there are days you feel out of sync and have a run of bad luck and on these days it can be hard to stay positive and get back of track but fear not as I… Continue reading MY TOP 5 TIPS FOR SURVIVING TOUGH TIMES