Yoga - Powerscourt Gardens

Yoga session in Powerscourt Gardens

We enjoyed a two-hour yoga session in Powerscourt Gardens and with one of us with fifteen years of yoga under her belt and the other one not able to touch our toes, we both shared our experiences. Continue reading

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My fitness plan for the Women’s Mini Marathon

I was never one for exercise in the past. Until about three years ago, exercise for me was running for a bus. And until about a month ago, I would have said the same thing. There are plenty of fitness experts out there who get massive highs from running, but this piece is for people who, like me, want to start running, without it taking over their lives. When I’ve been out of shape for most of the year and the the Women’s Mini Marathon is approaching, this is the best way for me to get fit fast, particularly as someone who doesn’t exactly get a runner’s high. Continue reading

Bringing Darkness into Light

I registered for the Darkness into Light walk last Monday, along with Jen. We have both taken part in the walk for the last two years and we will continue to do it as long as we can. It is a hugely special event and raises money and awareness for the most amazing charity organisation; Pieta House.

Pieta House takes care of people; it provides a free, therapeutic approach to people who are inΒ suicidal distressΒ and those who engage inΒ self-harm. They have locations across the country and you can check here for your nearest venue. They work with the person, their doctor and their family to improve their well-being. Continue reading

Tips for problem skin and breakouts

I have been a longtime sufferer of bad skin. I didn’t have the most severe case of acne, but my skin has never really been clear since I was 15. Now, almost 10 years later, I’m still battling breakouts every second week and they range from minor to ‘let’s just put a bag over my head.’ But don’t worry, if you’re like me, there are plenty of dos and don’ts to handle breakouts as well as some all-star products that I find the most useful when dealing with mine.

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