Most people have heard of PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder) and associate it with the effects of a traffic accident or war-related experience. What many do not realise is that in Ireland postpartum or perinatal PTSD (PPTSD) is a birth trauma affecting three per cent of all new mothers and […]

“As you ramble on through life, whatever be your goal, keep your eye upon the doughnut and not upon the hole.” Margaret Atwood  Noreen Coomey of Transition Coaching and Psychotherapy looks at how solution-focused coaching helps with workplace and life transitions. Solution-focused coaching is a powerful approach that can help you not only […]

I’m not long back from a sun holiday; a real blessing when it feels like rain has been the primary forecast since last Summer. Even so, routine breaks are wise, necessary even, however you spend your days. I was grateful to take a genuine pause from work: The only death-speak […]