Category Archive: Top Posts

Breast Cancer In Ireland

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Cancer diagnosis and treatment have undergone major changes in recent decades in Ireland: a National Cancer Control Programme has commenced and screening for breast and cervical cancer have been introduced.  Here are the… Continue reading

What Do You Say To Someone Who Is Grieving?

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I am continuing the grief theme with today’s post. I hadn’t intended to make this a theme, but in the way that these things work, as soon as I place my attention on… Continue reading

Ubuntu

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Thanks to all of you who read and commented on yesterday’s post on grief. Once again I am struck by how much strength and comfort we can draw from each other. We should… Continue reading

How Long Does Grief Last?

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Two years later and I am still grieving for my mother. I still grieve for the unborn baby I lost the week after her funeral, and for the babies unborn before that. I… Continue reading

Motivation Monday

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What I learned From Nelson Mandela

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The soundtrack to my teenage years in the mid-eighties was filled with The Specials Nelson Mandela protest song; in school I spoke as captain of our debating team about the evils of apartheid in South Africa,… Continue reading

On Memory

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Thanksgiving Thoughts

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While we don’t celebrate Thanksgiving traditionally here, I have always loved the idea of this holiday season and in its spirit I want to say a very special thanks to YOU, my loyal… Continue reading

Depressed? Try Watching A Movie

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If you are in the full blown depths of depression, then perhaps you think there is nothing that can make you feel better. I get that. I’ve been there. The problem with depression… Continue reading

Finding Your Passion

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