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by Dr. Eddie Murphy

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Congregate Sessions

The HSE reacted promptly and with apparent gravity to the abuse in Aras Attracta, exposed by RTE’s ‘Prime Time’ programme, once it was made aware of it. The nine staff directly involved in the abuse were “put off duty” on a without-prejudice basis pending investigation, the matter was referred to An Garda Siochana and HIQA [...]

By |August 20th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Congregate Sessions

3 Top Tips for Sustainable Change

Making Sustainable Change   Develop Your Big Hairy Audacious Goal If you want to change your life as much as what you want to move away from your past your will need a strong vision and goal to moved forward.  A big hairy audacious goal can get you there.  Identifying this goal will give you [...]

By |August 12th, 2015|Life, Life Meaning|Comments Off on 3 Top Tips for Sustainable Change

First Day At Primary School – Practical Tips

It’s a timely article for me to write as our second boy Darragh 5yrs is starting school this year.  His older brother Oisín 7yrs started two years ago. Being the second he has the opportunity of being up to the school a number of times collecting so he has a familiarity about the place. Yet [...]

By |August 12th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on First Day At Primary School – Practical Tips

Celtic Tiger Fallout – Financial Distress 

  Did you get caught or did you escape? Imagine being frozen with negative emotions and unable to see light at the end of the tunnel.  For many and just by an accident of timing they were too young or too old to get caught up accumulating personal debt and mortgage debt with its associated [...]

By |August 12th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Celtic Tiger Fallout – Financial Distress 

Leaving Cert Results 2015

Putting things into perspective: Tomorrow nervous leaving cert students from the class of 2015 will turn up to schools to collect their Leaving cert results. We all hope that these students all will get the points that you need and thankfully, many will. However the real fact is that some won’t get the required points [...]

By |August 10th, 2015|Life|Comments Off on Leaving Cert Results 2015

Intrusive Thoughts

Tom writes “Dr. Eddie, I am really struggling with particular thoughts that come into my head and actions that I do. Let me explain I am 47 years old, have a lovely wife and two wonderful children one working and the other in in college. I almost own my home and carry little debt, have [...]

By |July 29th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Intrusive Thoughts

Insomnia

Mary’s Writes   Dr. Eddie ‘I am 70 years and my problem is I cannot sleep. Let me be clear, I am in bed and go off asleep at about 4 in the morning, waking up around 6, getting about 2 hours per night for about 5 nights a week and for about two nights [...]

By |July 8th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Insomnia

Develop Your Mental Fitness

I am very passionate about the area of mental fitness. It’s a critical life skill and I think it needs to be taught in primary and secondary schools as much as reading, writing and arithmetic! The type of mental fitness I am talking about is not related to brain fitness to ward off Alzheimer’s or [...]

By |July 8th, 2015|Mental Fitness|Comments Off on Develop Your Mental Fitness

Berkeley

Traumatic Grief   The tragedy in Berkeley with the tragic loss of six lives has cast negativity over this summer. The J1 is a wonderful opportunity for students to have fun, learn about a new country and yet it turned out a disaster for these students and their families. For many people the outpouring of [...]

By |June 22nd, 2015|News|Comments Off on Berkeley

Cyberbullying

  Is it me or is cyberbullying going out of control.  With the tragic death of the teenager Ronan Hughes, 17, from Co Tyrone who took his own life after being dubed into posting images on the internet, to 14-year-old Laurena Woods, from  Ashbourne Co Meath who thankfully found, was alleged to have gone missing [...]

By |June 15th, 2015|Mindfulness, News|Comments Off on Cyberbullying