My Song

I welcome the first day of summer by attending a yoga and music workshop with musician and yoga teacher Jack Harrison.

We lie down and begin with some breathing exercises. Jack strums his guitar, recites poetry and sings.

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Mindfulness & Positive Living Classes

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Well of Being’s Sharon Vogiatzi runs Mindfulness & Positive Living classes in Abbins House Holistic Centre, Eyre Street, Newbridge, Co. Kildare and McAuley Place (beside the church), Sallins Road, Naas.
These are fun, inspiring, interactive classes where you will meet like-minded people and receive tools and tips to live a happy, peaceful, fulfilling life.
Classes include mindfulness, meditation, breathing techniques, and exercises which will challenge your thinking, unblock fears, allow you to get to know the real you, and add vital tools to your happiness toolbox.
You will receive tips which will help alleviate stress, anxiety and other negative emotions, freeing you up to live the life you truly deserve.
Sharon will be starting more five-week Beginners’ and Advanced Mindfulness & Positive Living courses in September 2019.

The Beginners’ course will take place on Wednesdays, 10-11am, in McAuley Place, Sallins Road, Naas, starting 25th September 2019. Only €50 for the course! Booking essential.

The Advanced classes will take place on Wednesdays, 8-9pm, in Abbins House Holistic Centre, Eyre Street, Newbridge, Co. Kildare, starting 25th September 2019.Investment: €50 for the course or €12 pay-per-class.

Contact Sharon on 087-1411662 or info@wellofbeing.ie for more details and to secure your place.

To-Do

Today I attend a Life Coach for a much-needed, sort of dreaded business coaching session. We speak about timelines and deadlines. The Life Coach draws a “To-Do” box on the whiteboard. We also discuss ideas, fears and things that are weighing me down.

I confess that I’ve really been beating up on myself lately. I’ve been comparing myself unfavourably to others, calling myself names and believing that I’m “less than”. My mean streak is at a peak.

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Open your Heart

A dear friend sent me a link to an interesting TED talk on love and relationships given by Mandy Len Catron. The theme of love and relationships had already been playing on my mind.

After watching the clip, I confessed to my friend that I long to share intimacy and affection with someone of the male variety. I quickly added that I’m just feeling impatient and that I should simply be present.

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Energy

Today, I decide to spend the whole day chilling out at home. I have a lie-in, I meditate, I eat breakfast.

I reply to a few text messages. I attempt to get cheap car insurance. I have lunch. I read emails. I watch Whip It for the second time.

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Flow

Tonight at an Amber Run gig, I watch as the band becomes immersed in playing. There’s something riveting about witnessing other people express their creativity and passion. It’s exciting to be invited to share the experience.

The vibration of the music pulses through my body. The beat of the drums pulls me in and spurs me on. My hips begin to sway. I raise my arms and close my eyes.

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Basic Human Needs

Last night, I read Marianne Power’s most recent post on the six basic human needs. Yes, it may seem like I’ve become obsessed with this woman and maybe I have. But not in a lesbian way. In an admiring, respecting, fellow-blogger-and-self-help-enthusiast way.

Anyway, I found Marianne’s post really interesting. Marianne is regurgitating self-improvement guru Tony Robbins’ work and I, in turn, am regurgitating Marianne’s work. But we’re all putting our own spin, experience and insights into it.

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Cheerleader

Some of you will be familiar with a popular song of the moment, “Cheerleader” by OMI. Well, up until Sunday night, I thought the lyrics went something like this: “Oh I think that I found myself a cherry air.” 

Which makes no sense at all but I happily sang along anyway while enjoying the sunshiney sound of the trumpet.

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Release Me

Last night, a Facebook friend shared Doreen Virtue’s post about how the full moon and lunar eclipse is the perfect time to release anything toxic or completed from our lives.

I’m ready to release everything that is no longer serving me well. I release:

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