Tai Chi Classes for Beginners starting @The Urban Co-Op Limerick on Monday 7th November 2022 1pm -1.55pm.Tai chi improves Health ,flexibility and Balance!
We are all but Triers, in This Game of Life, None of Us are Experts Born, Take your Courage in your Hand my Friend and try,throw the Dice, Until the Dice in your Frame Flows! C.R.
I picked up this book by Ant Middleton because the title sounded interesting.He starts the book describing his time in the Royal Marines and the necessity of building not only physical but mental fitness.In chapter two he talks about building confidence ,saying it’s a process, the only antidote to imposter syndrome being to build aContinue reading “Mental Fitness-Book Review”
This is a photo of my dog eared copy of this book by the great Thich Nhat Hanh who died recently at the age of 95 .His book is a timely reminder that we should slow down.In his own words he says ‘this book is offered as a bell of mindfulness,a reminder that happiness isContinue reading “Book Review of ‘Peace is Every Step’by Thich Nhat Hanh”
This month I am reviewing ‘Mindfulness-a practical guide to finding peace in a frantic world’ by Mark Williams and Danny Penman.The book makes some interesting observations about Mindfulness such as “mindfulness allows you to catch negative thought patterns before they tip you into a downward spiral”and “when you become more mindful ,you bring your intentionsContinue reading “Mindfulness”
The Chinese word for crisis is interpreted by some as also meaning opportunity.Sometimes we can arrive at a crisis situation without any warning sign,sometimes there are warnings.Whichever it is, we need to take a step back.When our emotions are running high, we can make it worse by catastrophizing.We need to take a number of deepContinue reading “Overload”
We have the ability to change our mindset and our lives at any time.But the New Year is always a time for a new start.We may find change overwhelming,but by ticking off some activity on our goals list everyday,we can get there and it will move us out of stuck mode.Whatever your goals , whetherContinue reading “New Year New You”
Christmas this year may be a little different for some,we may have family who can’t be there because of a positive Covid test or who don’t wish to face the hassle of PCR tests and travel. Whatever the situation,you can still make it a Self Care Christmas for you! Brad Yates actor and EFT practitionerContinue reading “Christmas Wellness”
This morning,I opened my wardrobe and had a revelation,I have not worn half of it in two years,not because I don’t like the clothes, but I have had no weddings and few functions to go to with the lockdowns!This made me think alot of people are in the same position,wouldn’t it be a good ideaContinue reading “Recycling Your Wardrobe”
Self-discipline means to control one’s feelings and overcome one’s weaknesses.This can apply to anything whether it is our work,exercise,diet etc. Meditation can help our self- discipline. Regular practice of meditation enhances our discipline and commitment.Jon Kabat-Zinn has said that you don’t have to enjoy your meditation ,just commit to it and the benefits will unfoldContinue reading “Self Discipline and Meditation”