Sunset in Paris, July 2022 Well. It's been a while, hasn't it? Before writing this, I checked the date of my last blog post. May 16th, 2021. So a little over a year, which I think is the longest stretch I've gone without writing on my blog since setting it up. The question is, why … Continue reading The Next Chapter
In this post, I am so excited to be bringing you guys my very own YOGA flow - created by me and designed/beautifully brought to life by my good friend Ruth Delahunty. Ruth is a very experienced yoga teacher and a graphic designer - she is the woman behind Yogaru. Yogaru 108 Asana cards are … Continue reading The Irish Balance Yoga Flow
Introduction from Joe O'Brien - Creator of @headfirst0: Thank you for taking the time to read my blog! My name is Joe O Brien, I work in mental health and have experience in clinical and research settings in the UK and Ireland. I’ll be posting more on this topic in the near future on my Instagram … Continue reading Guest Post: Is Your Phone Addictive? The Impact For Mental Well-being
This post has been one I've been excited to write for quite a while, and now that the festive season is behind us and my brain has had a little bit of post-exams chill time, I was finally able to sit down and write it. The end of the year always makes me quite reflective, … Continue reading My Masters in Public Health & Nutrition – Lessons Learnt From Semester 1
It's fair to say that discovering a real, genuine love of yoga has been one of my absolute game-changers of 2018. I had given it a go last year, as a way to 'stretch' after a serious amount of high intensity workouts at Wellfest (an Irish wellness festival many of you will be familiar with!), … Continue reading 12 Days of Christmas Yoga – Namaste All The Way!
'Happier doctors mean happier patients.' Do you agree with that statement? I'm curious. A quote said to me recently by a fellow Irish doctor and friend of mine. 'For a so-called caring profession, we are shockingly bad at caring for ourselves.’ Another quote - this one from a fellow doctor in Ireland. Do you agree with … Continue reading Wellness for Doctors – Because Happier Doctors Mean Happier Patients
HAPPY NEW YEAR GANG! Today is January 1st, and in this article I want to share with you my reflections on what a year 2017 was. I used to be a person who had ‘New Year’s Resolutions’ – but a couple of years back, I stopped using that phrase. It always seemed like a ‘self-improvement’ … Continue reading New Year, Same Me – Gratitude & Goals for 2018
Well guys. This post is a little bit of an emotional one to write. In July, I found out that I was short-listed for 'Best Irish Blog' in the Health Blogger's Community 2017 Health Blog Awards (sponsored by That Protein), and to be honest, I couldn't quite believe it. So you can imagine my total (in the … Continue reading Winning Best Irish Blog 2017 – My Night At The Health Blog Awards