Accepting Uncertainty

Accepting Uncertainty

Accepting Uncertainty It can be very frustrating when you are unsure what the future, or even current situation, holds. Intolerance of Uncertainty The inability to tolerate uncertainty is an attitude that many people have towards life. This can make uncertainty, unpredictability

Training your Attention to Manage Worry

Training your Attention to Manage Worry

Attention Training When you’re worrying, you are essentially living your life in either the future or the past. Worrying about what you’ll do when xyz happens, or over analysing what you did yesterday. As a result, you tend to miss

Self-Fulfilling Prophecy: How powerful are our thoughts?

Self-Fulfilling Prophecy: How powerful are our thoughts?

Self-Fulfilling Prophecy: How powerful are our thoughts? Adapted from Centre for Clinical Interventions: Overcoming low self-esteem Different life experiences from both our past and present can influence how we view and feel about ourselves; however, for many people lack self-confidence

Benefits of Mindfulness – Plus meditation Give away!

Mindfulness seems to be the buzz word at the moment, and I often have clients asking me about it, or what it is. Mindfulness isn’t just about sitting still for an hour doing intense meditation (although it could be if

Upcoming Radio Interviews

Upcoming Radio Interviews

Hope everyone’s week is going well so far; there’s been a lot of exciting things happening over here! To promote the book we’ve just released, myself and Maeve Halpin of Appletree Health and Wellness have been doing some exciting things

Mindfulness in Dublin

Have you been interested in learning in Mindfulness, but have just never signed up, or don’t know where to start? If you’re in Dublin City, I have good news for you! There is now another place where you can learn

New Book! How to be Happy and Healthy: The Seven Natural Elements of Mental Health

New Book! How to be Happy and Healthy: The Seven Natural Elements of Mental Health

So, if you’ve been wondering where I’ve been lately, here’s the answer! I have been working on a few chapters which are going to be published in a new book my supervisor has been editing. The book is called “How

Let it rain: The RAIN approach to mindfulness

Over the past few weeks, I’ve listened to the audiobook, “Meditation and Psychotherapy” by Tara Brach. In one of the chapters, she discusses using a technique called R.A.I.N. I liked it because it is so accessible to people who want to

Unwind: On-Demand Relaxation

Unwind: On-Demand Relaxation

This article was originally published in Complete Wellbeing Magazine. If you have been looking for a way to relax your body and mind have no time to go for a massage… you are in the right place. Progressive Muscle Relaxation [also called

ReachOut: How to cope with chronic pain

This blog post was originally written on behalf of Reach Out for the 14 July 2013 edition of the Sunday Business Post Suffering from pain, especially when it is long term, can quickly become frustrating. Pain affects our ability to move, think and generally