Breast cancer survivors wanted

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As you know, I am a big advocate of a structured treatment plan for cancer survivors which includes support and information for that post-treatment limbo phase we can find ourselves in. Today I came… Continue reading

Beyond Blue Interview Part 2

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  Part Two of my interview with Therese J. Borchard, author of   Beyond Blue: Surviving Depression & Anxiety and Making the Most of Bad Genes  According to your book, you tried 23 different combinations… Continue reading

Meat Free Monday

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Today’s recipe features beetroot, which, if you can’t find fresh, are also sold in handy vacuum packs. The scarlet colour of beetroot is thought to be a combination of the naturally occurring yellow… Continue reading

The Beyond Blue Interview

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It is such an honour and a delight for me today to have the chance to share with you an interview with Therese J. Borchard, the author of Beyond Blue: Surviving Depression &… Continue reading

Beyond Blue

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As we come to the end of Depression Awareness Week here in Ireland, and of course awareness should not be restricted to just one week, I thought it would be a good time to share… Continue reading

Poetry Friday

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Instead of a poem for you this Friday, I would like to share with you a reflection on the nature of poetry written by AA Gill. It beautifully sums up what poetry means for me and… Continue reading

Depression Awareness Week

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As cancer survivors, many of us have struggled with that unexpected feeling of depression and loneliness that surprises us after treatment is finished. I say unexpected and surprises, because for many of us… Continue reading

Start spreading the news

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Are you in need of some good news? Well how about a whole day of it? You may have heard that this third week in January is statistically the most depressing of the year.… Continue reading

Meat Free Monday

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Today’s recipe is a twist on a classic cauliflower cheese recipe. Cauliflower is a vegetable that is often overlooked, but I really like it. It is a member of the cruciferous family, known for… Continue reading

Acupuncture Awareness Week

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Look out for Ireland’s Acupuncture Awareness Week which starts tomorrow Monday 18th January. Acupuncture is a technique in which very thin needles of varying lengths are inserted through the skin to treat a… Continue reading