Category Archives: Step 7

50,000 Steps for GROW

On Sunday 29th October, I will join about 20,000 others who are taking part in the SSE Airtricity Dublin City Marathon. Like Joe Mulhern, from Donegal, this will be my first marathon. The GROW Programme is all about taking steps…

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6 Mental Health Benefits of Exercise

With Christmas around the corner, many people are in the gym with the focus of losing weight, building muscle or trying to get that incredible looking body. However, health offers much more than that. Exercising is like a Swiss Army…

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Discussion on Sleep

Step 7 of GROW’s 12 Step Program is “we took care and control of our bodies”. This paper from the Kilkenny Writer’s Group explores the topic of Sleep. It quickly became obvious in this discussion that there was no consensus regarding…

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Derry O’Malley on Step 7

What I would like to look at is the physical care of our bodies, because part of the process of mental health is how we mind our physical health. If you think about it physical and mental health goes hand…

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GROW 12 Step Program – Step 7

We took care and control of our bodies. This article on Step 7 of the GROW 12 Step Program is a selection of pieces by different Kilkenny GROWers who explore step 7 which is all about looking after ourselves – primarily in relation…

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