‘Not Yet’ by Giselle Marrinan

Not Yet by Giselle Marrinnan, Not Yet………..  “I can accept failure; everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying”- Michael Jordan.   Our earliest memories of school have been about getting the dreaded’ fail’ in our exams or the much sought after’ pass’. We live in a society where everything we do is…

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…

Are we the Animal of our own Mental Health?

Are we the Animal of our own Mental Health? Dr. Conor Hogan @drconorhogan When we wake in the morning there is a brief silence within us. C.S Lewis encapsulated this moment best when he wrote: “It comes the very moment you wake up each morning. All your wishes and hopes for the day rush at…

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.…