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Dreading The Return to ‘Normal’?’ Some Tips To Ease Yourself Out of Lockdown

AS IRELAND EMERGES from lockdown, I’m nowhere near ready to cast off my cocoon quite yet. Does that sound self-indulgent, especially in light of all the horrendous situations people have been subjected to since lockdown kicked off in March? Homeless families existing in hotel rooms. Some people forced to isolate alone, deprived of human contact… Continue reading Dreading The Return to ‘Normal’?’ Some Tips To Ease Yourself Out of Lockdown

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Can’t Sleep? There’s a 5 Minute Mantra For That…

Rest in natural great sleep. This exhausted mind, beaten helplessly by karma and neurotic thought... and a relentless "to do" list of never-ending all-consuming SHIIIIIIIITTTEE. Assuming you're lucky enough to have children that sleep at night; there is nothing more upsetting than lying in bed, listening to everyone snooze around you. You should be asleep… Continue reading Can’t Sleep? There’s a 5 Minute Mantra For That…

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Still Got The Fear? Another One For the Fridge…

Well, it is Sunday after all. The strains of Glenroe have commenced already... Now that we've all printed off The Worry Tree and have it on our fridges (of course we do), here's another one worth spending a bit of time with. The first time the therapist handed this over, I bawled. Tears of frustration,… Continue reading Still Got The Fear? Another One For the Fridge…