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…

A Millennial’s Insight

Why did you write this book? The inspiration behind this eBook came from my Dissertation studies, which I completed at the end of April in 2016. Due to the nature of dissertations, they are often rigidly structured and encompass theories and constructs that are alien to those who are unfamiliar to that area of study.…

The Erosion of Trust

Just 36 per cent of the general population in Ireland trusts the government, the media, business and NGOs, according to the Edelman Trust Barometer 2017. This represents a drop of five points since 2016, and sees Ireland in the bottom four countries (along with Russia, Poland and Japan) when it comes to public levels of…