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…

Happiness

Happiness is a State of Mind by Choice Jocelyn Cunningham, MD Dynamic Concepts & Wellness #MillennialMentalHealth Workshop, National University of Ireland, Galway 10.10.2017 ‘If you plan on being anything less than you are capable of being, you will probably be unhappy all the days of your life’ Abraham Maslow Abraham Harold Maslow (April 1, 1908…