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Grow member George brings us through the causes, patterns and, most important. tools for minimising stress in your life. A timely article for the time of year!
by Caroline Crotty Anyone who knows me is aware that at every opportunity, I recommend learning how to control our breath and breathing. I even go so far as to suggest that when you learn that skill, it is life-changing. Our typical, everyday breathing takes place without us ever having to pay attention to it, it […]
By Caroline Crotty I’m not sure how many times I said ‘mind yourself’ or ‘take care’ and recently, someone replied ‘Caroline, I don’t know how’. I suggested that I’d write an article to outline some of the ways in which we can look after ourselves. I’ve been thinking about how I ‘mind’ myself. There are a few things […]
By Seamus Sharkey Kelly Ireland: You must pass your leaving cert, you must get the Points, you must, you must. Oh and sorry there’s no place for you in college?? But here’s another reality: it’s not the end of the world if you don’t pass, I know only too well. I don’t have a group cert I […]
By James Corcoran, Claremorris Group When I came to live in Limerick in August 1979, I found it hard to settle in, Up to that time I did things on impulse and this was not a good way to solve problems. Then I began to go to Grow meetings and people there helped me […]
By Maria As a child of the sixties. large classrooms were commonplace. There were fifty-four pupils in my class and one teacher. It was easy to feel invisible, and as a quiet child voiceless and unimportant. The louder children drowned out my attempts to speak, and I lost confidence in who I was. I came […]
By Bridget Oh gushy green lushishness of this early summer’s day, sap-filled shoots pulsating forth intricate blooms of May. No snow nor hail or fleeting sleet Will keep a hold on Earth’s unfolding heat. Un-burdened now from winter sleep butterflies raise their wings in solar flight, while into June mid-summer looms stretching out the day […]