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MINDFUL LIVING

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In recent years we have been hearing much about the benefits of Mindfulness and living mindfully. Put simply mindfulness is “Bringing our attention to what is happening in the present moment”. The goal of mindfulness is to live life more fully and to appreciate the moments of our lives that pass by all too easily. […]

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WHITE COLLAR FIGHT NIGHT PRESENTATION

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SELF ESTEEM IN CHILDREN

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  Last week we looked at the many ways we can raise our self-esteem and begin to feel better about ourselves. We also identified how these patterns of low self-esteem can start very early in life – and thus it makes sense that we think about developing and promoting self-esteem in childhood. Parents and caregivers […]

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SELF ESTEEM 1

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Self-esteem is determined by how much we value ourselves, and tends to develop from early childhood right into our adult years. Healthy self-esteem is maintained when we achieve a good balance between feeling capable while also feeling loved. Self-judgement or the judgement of others can trigger low self-esteem. Negative self-talk such as ‘I’m no good’, […]

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DEALING WITH DEPRESSION III

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When we are feeling depressed, we can experience our feeling state like a sink that is blocked with no outlet. Our reactions to events and unwelcome thoughts seem to go round and round, rather than just flowing through our mind. Tubridy and Corry describe depression as a natural response to life’s experiences – and maintain […]

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DEALING WITH DEPRESSION 11

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Thoughts are constantly streaming through our minds which in turn can impact on how we feel and how we behave. These thoughts can be friendly positive thoughts or hostile, critical and negative ones. It makes sense therefore that we would try to reduce the negative ones as much as possible. Just as we wouldn’t allow […]

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DEALING WITH DEPRESSION

In their book, ‘Depression, an emotion not a disease’, Tubridy and Corry describe depression as an emotional state in which one is overwhelmed by feelings ranging from hopelessness to despair and desolation. Many people feeling this way believe that nothing they do can make a difference, which in turn makes change very difficult. However, by […]

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Kerry Community Awards 2014

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Once again this year’s Kerry Community Awards attracted a very healthy entry with community groups across the county coming out in force to compete for prestigious awards. The Awards scheme allows people to witness first hand the extraordinary level of generosity that exists in Kerry – something that could easily go unnoticed without the Community […]

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Dromhall Hotel supports local counselling service

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St Brigid’s Secondary School, Killarney 3rd Year Fundraiser

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  Third year students at St. Brigid’s Secondary School in Killarney have been busy hiking the hills and mountains around Killarney in an effort to raise funds for the South West Counselling Service. The girls combined the hike, which was part of the Billy Vincent Award with the idea to fundraise and their achievement saw […]

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