Empower: Change your thoughts, change the outcome

Empower: Change your thoughts, change the outcome

October 4th, 2019 Athlone Springs Hotel was the venue for the event ‘Empower: Change your thoughts, change the outcome’. Myself and Siobhán Fitzgerald were the speakers on the night and it was our aim to empower and  motivate our guests to move outside of ...
The Power is in the Pose

The Power is in the Pose

In 2013 I completed my first 10km run, however, at the 8km mark I wanted to lie down and die! My my legs felt like they were about to fall off, and I wasn’t sure how I’d make it through the final 2km. Then it came to me, adopt a power pose so I put both arms in...
Are You Suicide Aware?

Are You Suicide Aware?

ARE YOU SUICIDE AWARE?(RECOGNISING THE SUBTLE SIGNS)It is not always possible to tell if someone is considering suicide. However, there are often subtle signs that can indicate they may be at risk.Risk is higher if a behaviour is new, out of character, has escalated,...
Books to get you thinking!

Books to get you thinking!

Over the past few years, I have read some very interesting books, some because of my studying and others because I chose to. This is a summary of what I consider to be the best of my personal collection. Just tips for some of you who love to read but find it too...
Chronic pain and how it can affect your mood

Chronic pain and how it can affect your mood

As I sit writing this, I am in a moderate amount of pain. Like millions of people around the world, I suffer from chronic musculoskeletal (back and hip) problems, so most days come with either a small or large dose of pain, depending on how well I am looking after...
The Power of Journalling

The Power of Journalling

Journaling generally involves the practice of keeping a diary or journal that explores thoughts and feelings surrounding the events of your life. There are several diverse ways to do this. Journaling, as a stress management and self-exploration tool, works best when...

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