Tag: MIndfulness

#FiveOnFriday – Meetings With Ivor director Alan Gilsenan Blog

Acclaimed filmmaker Alan Gilsenan – known for his portraits of Liam Clancy (The Yellow Bittern), Roger Casement, Gore Vidal and more – has turned his lens on groundbreaking doctor Ivor Browne in The Wonder Eye (showing at Irish Film Institute as part of the First Fortnight festival). The now retired Professor Emeritus at UCD and chief Eastern Health Board psychiatrist ruffled a few establishment feathers...

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#FiveonFriday with radio host Lisa Gernon Blog

Lisa Gernon is a host on Walk in My Shoes Radio,  Ireland’s only all-digital pop-up radio station. The station has been broadcasting live all this week 10th–14th Oct from St Patrick’s University Hospital to mark World Mental Health Awareness Week. Mental health advocates, celebrity ambassadors and well-known presenters from stations across the country have been presenting shows all week long. Lisa says: “The overall aim of Walk...

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Calm in your palm – three free Mindfulness apps tried and tested Untagged

  WE’VE all heard how practicing mindfulness and meditation can reduce stress – but how to go about it? Even with books and web tutorials showing you the ropes, finding the time and inclination to fit in regular meditation sessions is tricky. This is where Mindfulness apps come in handy – I tested three apps free to download from the App Store (in-app purchases are...

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