Mental Health

Positive Emotions.

During my coaching training we completed modules on positive psychology. Standard psychology = broken people need fixing. Positive psychology = focusing on the positive aspects of human life and how to enhance them. The world definitely has a need for both but 2020 has highlighted to me so far that there is a special need… Continue reading Positive Emotions.

Mental Health, Spiritual/Wellbeing

1 year Cancer free.

It has been exactly 1 year since I got the all clear and what an amazing year it has been. I completed my coaching diploma, started my yoga teacher training course and most importantly I completely transformed in so many ways. It's amazing how when you get a life changing diagnosis every other worry you… Continue reading 1 year Cancer free.

Mental Health, Spiritual/Wellbeing

What is self care and why do we need reminders?

Self care seems to be becoming a bit of a trend at the moment & this is one trend i am 100% on board with. One thing i have noticed though is that i see a lot of self care hashtags and promotion, but not a lot of information or detail explaining why self care… Continue reading What is self care and why do we need reminders?

Hiking / Trails

Ticknock – Easter Sunday.

Easter Sunday we made an impromptu stop at Ticknock on our way home from Maynooth. We were away at Carton House hotel for the Easter break & on our way back home we were driving right past Ticknock & Stuey had the idea to finish off our weekend with a hike since the weather was… Continue reading Ticknock – Easter Sunday.

Fitness, Hiking / Trails, Uncategorized

The Avonmore Way / Clara

Anyone ever bought a car with the intention of 'this means i can start walking more'? Living so close to the Wicklow mountains but not having a car to drive in and do the trail routes was always a pain point of mine. Now that we have a car and my leg is finally healing… Continue reading The Avonmore Way / Clara

Fitness, Mental Health, Spiritual/Wellbeing

Life after diagnosis.

In 2018 I was diagnosed with autoimmunity (PsA), neuropathy & skin cancer. I went through months of harsh medications that destroyed my immune system & left me weak & fatigued. I lay awake through endless nights of chronic physical & emotional pain. I watched my strength disappear, I watched my health deteriorate. I went from… Continue reading Life after diagnosis.

Fitness, Mental Health, Spiritual/Wellbeing

A blessing in disguise.

It has been such a tough year for me being unable to train for the most part due to being diagnosed with an autoimmune disease (PsA), but at the same time this year has made me so much stronger. Mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. Last year I was training because I hated the way my body… Continue reading A blessing in disguise.

Spiritual/Wellbeing

Holistic Healing.

Last week i had my very first session of acupuncture. It's something i had wanted to try for a really long time i had just never gotten round to it. Because of the pain in my joints the past few months and i am missing an awful lot of training i decided to finally give… Continue reading Holistic Healing.

Fitness, Mental Health

To blessed to be stressed.

If you follow my instagram & snapchat you will know already that the past few months i have been really struggling with joint pain. I don't know where it came from but it started back in July, it came on so suddenly and very quickly spread throughout all of my joints and has continued to… Continue reading To blessed to be stressed.

Fitness, Healthy Eating, Mental Health

Carb Cravings & Binge Eating – How to stop them.

People often ask me why i am so strict with my eating. The amount of times a week i hear 'live a little' or 'treat yourself' when i say no to a chocolate bar, or when we have cakes in work and i say no. I know where people are coming from and that they… Continue reading Carb Cravings & Binge Eating – How to stop them.