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Get down and clean up

Get down and clean up

For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere spring is just around the corner which traditionally means a good clear out. A Survey carried out by the Soap and Detergent Association in the USA revealed that 98% of us feel good about ourselves when our...

Ancient Wisdom – Modern Kitchen

Ancient Wisdom – Modern Kitchen

The Whitefriar Community Centre, an inner city Dublin based community group, is funding a series of my cooking classes. The classes are open to all who wish to drop in – its a bargain at €4 per class. Don’t worry about booking – if you are about...

Clear Mind – Moving Body

Clear Mind – Moving Body

8-10 February 2013 - Course Outline Friday 4.00 Arrival and Check In 5.00 Welcome Session Introduction of the group Presentation of the Liver/ Gall Bladder in Traditional Chinese Medicine Simple stretches 7.00 Supper Spicy sour sweet corn soup...

Calm the urge :-)

Calm the urge 🙂

Now, here in Ireland, we are really in Winter. It is wet with a bitterly cold wind. Just the time to make sure we are cosy in all the right places. This cold weather can affect us in many ways but most commonly it affects our bladder and kidneys as...

Ancient Wisdom – Modern Nutrition – Drop in Classes

Ancient Wisdom – Modern Nutrition – Drop in Classes

The Whitefriar Community Centre, an inner city Dublin based community group, is funding a series of my cooking classes. I have already run 12 sessions and the community group has very kindly said that the following six classes are open to all who...

Put some sugar in my bowl

Put some sugar in my bowl

The average person in the UK is on average 3 stone heavier than they were in the mid-60’s. But people haven’t become especially greedy and contrary to popular belief, our physical activity has not changed drastically to that of 50 years ago. So...

Sweet Self Workshop – Course Schedule

Sweet Self Workshop – Course Schedule

Course Schedule 19-21st October 2012 Friday 5.00 Arrival and Registration 5.30 Group Session with Jo and Jasmine Bring object that represents support systems in your life 6.30 Supper Using organic ingredients grown on site, Marion, the owner of...

Nuture your Sweet Self

Nuture your Sweet Self

Workshop 19-21st October 2012 Do you strive to eat healthily but get lost in cravings or habitual eating patterns? Do you eat plenty and still feel low in energy? Is there a sense of lack that cannot be satisfied in your life?In Chinese medicine...

Building Heart Blood

Building Heart Blood

It’s been a while since the last post – summer holidays together with work and kids around is leaving little time for random thoughts which can formulate into a post. These thoughts on heart blood have been floating about since the “Building a Home...

Summer Retreat

Summer Retreat

Summer Retreat 2012 Mindfulness, Meditation & Contemplation + Restorative vegetarian food program + optional healing and body-work 2nd August 2012 – 6th August 2012 This is a retreat with some workshop elements that is based in the beautiful...

Building the Yin

Building the Yin

So in my last entry posted just before the “Building a Home for your Heart” weekend workshop I typed about the heart being represented by the eternal flame within us. That this flame is our unique, divine consciousness, our “shen” in Chinese...