“And space becomes your gift, encircles everything, slows the pace, lets the light in”.  I’m beginning this month’s article with the quote by Rachel Holstead that I finished last month’s article with. This line came back to me in a different context recently. I wasn’t sure if I could or […]

Compassion-based mindfulness presents us with the antidote for busyness and distraction. I am constantly astounded by the courage it takes to pause in the middle of busy and distracted lives and by the wisdom that is shared in my groups, particularly of how people make small changes in their lives […]

Everything changes all the time, that is one thing we can be assured of. Change can happen in the blink of an eye or more gradually so it’s less obvious. The fall-out from Covid continues and is potentially huge in terms of impacting our mental, emotional, social, and physical wellbeing. […]

So much seems to happen in between West Cork People monthly editions!  There is a lot going on for us to process, like the ongoing challenge of Covid 19, what’s happening in Ukraine and across the world.  Many of us are experiencing strong emotions and sometimes feelings of guilt for […]