Mindfulness & Gratitude – My Game-Changers of 2018

I've always known what the words 'grateful' and 'gratitude' mean, but only what the dictionary tells you. Understanding the true concept of gratitude, I have learnt, really comes from the experiences and challenges life throws at you. This year, I found that gratitude played the leading role in forming the foundation of my resilience as … Continue reading Mindfulness & Gratitude – My Game-Changers of 2018

Let’s Talk About Brain Health – Making Brain Gains Throughout Your Life

Recently, I spotted an ad for a Brain Health and Brain Disease conference at University College Dublin, organised by the Dementia and Neurodegeneration Network Ireland, directed at both healthcare professionals and the general population. I decided to go, as I'm a bit of a nerd when it comes to learning in medicine. I also have seen the … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Brain Health – Making Brain Gains Throughout Your Life

Wellness for Doctors – Because Happier Doctors Mean Happier Patients

'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