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Join the Positive Parenting movement (it’s time to turn that frown upside-down)

Parenting trends come and go… and there are some we are relieved to see the back of. Physical punishment was very trendy in the pre-Noughties but thankfully parents have become more educated and empathetic about the harmful effects of spanking. The positive parenting movement is one founded on this premise: how would you feel if you were your child? Would …

Sugru1Join the Positive Parenting movement (it’s time to turn that frown upside-down)
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Easy-to-do mindfulness for you: Because a Happy Parent = Happy Family

Sugru’s work is built on a solid foundation of “Happy Parent = Happy Family”. Because you are the driving force behind your family’s holistic health – physically, psychologically and socially – it is vital that you take care of yourself as a matter of great importance. Irish Mammies have a terrible habit of taking care of absolutely everything else before …

Sugru1Easy-to-do mindfulness for you: Because a Happy Parent = Happy Family
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Mindfulness for children: How exactly do you master that?

So, while we already know about the wonders of mindfulness for adults, it’s fascinating how amazing children are at bringing their minds to this natural state with very little effort. Really. However, when you really think about it, children have an advantage over us because they don’t tend to dwell on the past or fret about the future. They also have …

Sugru1Mindfulness for children: How exactly do you master that?
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What is Mindfulness and how does it help me de-stress?

There are very few people out there who haven’t yet heard of mindfulness – the meditative technique that’s so hot right now. So what exactly is it Mindfulness is simply bringing one’s awareness to the here and now – we do it through noticing our thoughts, emotions, and physical senses, and then allowing these to dissolve. You are simply sitting still, …

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What is contextual therapy for kids?

I love introducing families to this intuitive method of therapy, which evolved from years of clinical experience and research into the areas of child development, psychological interventions, and holistic health. With national childhood suicide rates towering well above the European average, it’s imperative Ireland takes action. The most effective method of reducing these statistics is prevention through early intervention. A contextual …

Sugru1What is contextual therapy for kids?