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Kindness

Loving kindness towards ourselves – building resilience and compassion in the world ‘We are all just walking each other home’    Ram Dass I could not say when I first came across this quote from Ram Dass but in a way it is foundational to who I am , shaping my whole way of being…

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Reflecting on the values underpinning our work in Disability/ Social Care

  Reflecting on changes within Disability/ Social Care Sector in Ireland I am currently doing some writing out of my experience of supporting human care organisations in Ireland, often through periods of transition and challenge. The intention of the writing is to provide some reflective space for articulating the values that underpin the work. I…

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Five ways to grow your Gratitude Muscle

Gratitude and mindfulness are something like two sides of the same coin. Gratitude is the awareness of and thankfulness for what you have, rather than focussing on what is missing in your life. Without mindfulness, you can’t be aware of all the things that are going well in your life. A grateful person then is a…

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Celtic Spirituality – a Nourishing Sacred Space for Today

The idea of sacred space is not new. As human beings we seem intuitively to know that there is more to this life than our physical existence . We glimpse and search for the deeper reality – the spiritual or sacred dimension. Accessing this sacred dimension can be challenging for each of us . It…

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Mindfulness in Advent

Advent is a time of waiting patiently and hopefully in the dark for new life to begin. Mindfulness allows us to slow down and see the bigger picture. We realise that each moment (not just the much anticipated Christmas Day) is precious, and each new day gives us opportunities to re-write old patterns and habits…

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