Mindfulness Book -‘Light Mind’ by Padraig O’Morain

If you want a good book on mindfulness ‘Light Mind-Mindfulness For Daily Living’ by Padraig O’Morain is the book. Padraig O’Morain is a counsellor and columnist with the Irish Times.The book explains how mindfulness practice can enhance your life.The exercises in the book will enhance your mindfulness . Padraig O’Morain deals with the subjects ofContinue reading “Mindfulness Book -‘Light Mind’ by Padraig O’Morain”

Tai chi,Qi Gong and Yoga For Calm

We have all had a very different year to our life before the pandemic.It takes time to get back to our social groove again .Dr Ahmed Hankir,a psychiatrist writing in the Daily Mail on 8/6 21 says “if we rush back in with elaborate social plans or parties we may be overwhelmed and this couldContinue reading “Tai chi,Qi Gong and Yoga For Calm”

Acupuncture and Stress Management

The last year has been hard for many people.Financial uncertainty,loss of social contacts and health issues have made life more stressful for many.Having a good routine for exercise will certainly improve your well-being . An article on stress management on the Mayo Clinic website says “exercise in almost any form can act as a stressContinue reading “Acupuncture and Stress Management”

Food Elimination Diet For Intolerances

Do you sometimes feel tired and run down with no explanation?The answer may be what you are eating.Trying an elimination diet may be the way to pinpoint food sensitivities.Some experts say up to 20% of the population suffer from a food intolerance .Elimination diets can help with bloating ,gas,constipation etc.Some people feel better by eliminatingContinue reading “Food Elimination Diet For Intolerances”

Potting Plants and Your Calm Zone

What does potting plants have to do with Health and Weight Management?When you are highly stressed it is unlikely that you will adhere to your self care rituals of exercise and healthy eating.Finding a way to destress is key to your Health Management.Whether you have a garden or not ,you can still pot and careContinue reading “Potting Plants and Your Calm Zone”