Time for reflection : Time for living

Although we are nearing the end of the year and we reflect on the past and look forward to the future; how many of us take the time to be in the present? We can only be physically in the present so let’s bring our minds there too.

Is the Sun setting in on summer ?

I like September. On an island with the Atlantic to the West and the Irish Sea to the east September brings in many changes. Not only the weather as who can tell the variables of such a potent force? But more than this for us as people. Our lives change back to the normal, back … Continue reading Is the Sun setting in on summer ?

Accepting our little moments of happiness

How often have you felt little, unexplained feelings of happiness popping up from time to time. I like those little, unexplained feelings . It’s like getting a free hit of feeling happy without having to do anything to get it. Do you get them too? Mine don’t last too long but that’s ok for l … Continue reading Accepting our little moments of happiness

Me, Student nurses and a little bit of mindfulness

A big thank you to the 4th year student nurses in Children’s Health Ireland Temple Street for being a wonderfully responsive audience today. An impromptu session which l really enjoyed, made easier by your willingness to listen and contribute. A difficult enough profession, without the additional stresses of the last two years, yet here you … Continue reading Me, Student nurses and a little bit of mindfulness

So what would you do?

A little gift from a former client which was very nice of them. It came with a little note stating that I had helped her stay afloat. I think it’s not always clear cut on how we need to approach problems and indeed solutions as there may be a third way which is available if … Continue reading So what would you do?