‘The Man On The Bus’ Written by By Mary Teresa Madden Book Review by Dr. Phil Noone   Good morning everyone. I’ve Mary Madden’s beautiful new book beside me, titled: “The Man on the Bus”. I first read it four weeks ago when on a weekend of Mindfulness study in Dublin. I couldn’t think of…

Can Neuroscience Add to our Understanding of Mindfulness? Dr. Phil Noone

Can Neuroscience Add to our Understanding of Mindfulness? Dr. Phil Noone @dr_philnoone    Introduction Mindfulness practice has existed for many centuries and has traditionally been associated with Eastern culture and spirituality (Siegel et al. 2008). From the mid-20th century onwards, mindfulness became incorporated into psychological based interventions as a means of reducing psychological distress and…

Who Wants To Get High?

Who Wants To Get High? Giselle Marrinan @Giselle82287818   “A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.” -Greek Proverb. Years ago, I saw a movie called ‘Pay It Forward’ which left an indelible mark in my brain. It is about a young student who pays forward favours and starts an unprecedented wave…