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Clean Workspace

Home is where the heart is. For many people spending up to 80% of their week behind a workspace does not stir up thoughts of relaxation. With the added drive of needing to complete a job thoughts concerning the feng-shui (if you will) of your workspace rarely receives enough attention. Spring Clean! Consider the rationale behind a […]

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A Time for Reflection

“The unexamined life isn’t worth living, behind every experience there is room for interpretation of the meaning of that experience” Socrates WHAT DOES THE RESEARCH SAY? The word reflection stems from the Latin root reflex or later reflexio which means to ‘bend back’. The concept and process of looking back on what one has experienced […]

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Lifelong Learning

Meaningful Life | Posted by Alannagh Kelly | June 22 2016 | | Tags: , , , , , ,

“Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.” – Kofi Annan   When we think about education and learning, it may bring back memories of school and stuffy lecture halls. That one teacher who always seemed to pick on you and the classes where it […]

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Letting Loose with Mindfulness Practice

“Drink your tea slowly and reverently, as if it is the axis on which the world earth revolves – slowly, evenly, without rushing toward the future; live the actual moment. Only this moment is life.” – Thich Nhat Hanh   What were you thinking about as you took your shower today? Were you fully aware […]

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Spring Clean

Everyday Psychology | Posted by Alannagh Kelly | June 22 2016 | | Tags: , , , ,

“Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.” – William Morris   There is a reason why “Spring Cleaning” has been a habit around for centuries. Whether it’s your desk in work or your entire house, it helps us clear out and prepare both our […]

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Connection

Everyday Psychology | Posted by Alannagh Kelly | June 22 2016 | | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

“A deep sense of love and belonging is an irresistible need of all people. We are biologically, cognitively, physically, and spiritually wired to love, to be loved, and to belong. When those needs are not met, we don’t function as we were meant to. We break. We fall apart. We numb. We ache. We hurt […]

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Finding Your Flow

“The best moments in our lives are not the passive, receptive, relaxing times… The best moments usually occur when a person’s body or mind is stretched to its limits in a voluntary effort to accomplish something difficult and worthwhile.” Csikszentmihalyi, 1990   Traditionally, psychology has concentrated on mental illness and other psychological problems. Positive psychology […]

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Colour Me Calm

Meaningful Life | Posted by Alannagh Kelly | June 22 2016 | | Tags: , , , , , ,

Contrary to what you may think, the art of colouring in is not just something for those under the age of ten to do, it is fast becoming the latest craze amongst stressed and anxious adults. Every day we look for ways to escape our strict deadlines and fully packed schedules in order to recapture […]

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Good Mood Food

It is commonly accepted that our diet has an effect on our physical health. Media and social media are constantly bombarding us with the latest diets we need to try in order to get our bodies in the ‘perfect’ shape. Less talked about, however, is the effect our diet has on our mental health. While […]

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Summer Sunshine

With the summer season finally here, you have good reason to be optimistic about the coming months. With summer, comes improved mood, the hottest and longest days of the year, and more opportunities to enjoy the beauty of nature and pursue outdoor activities. In addition, summer is the time where most of us think about […]

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