mental health

A happy, free heart

March 10, 2021

GAVIN THOMAS MURPHY :: Learnings from an 8-week Mindful Self-Compassion course that enabled the author to freely give and receive compassion.

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Asking for help when you need it

February 24, 2021

BRENDAN McMANUS :: People with poor mental health can become trapped by their condition. They don't feel well enough to get help. But help is available and it is necessary

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Listening to Sarah

February 23, 2021

GAVIN THOMAS MURPHY :: An Ignatian insight on contemplative listening to help restore hope and balance during the pandemic.

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Filter your thoughts against reality

December 15, 2020

BRENDAN McMANUS SJ :: Hints for living a balanced life, learning to distinguish between the different voices in our head.

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Rooted or uprooted?

September 30, 2020

GAVIN THOMAS MURPHY :: What Jesus and folk rock can teach us about keeping our feet firmly on the ground.

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Building mind, body and soul

October 30, 2019

Former student Jack Kavanagh, who lives with a spinal cord injury, spoke about the three pillars of mind, body and soul at the third Wellness Day in Clongowes Wood College...

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Emotional health

October 15, 2019

GAVIN T. MURPHY :: The 'mysterious duel' of mourning and dancing becomes a ‘duet’ that encourages an affective life full of depth and meaning.

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Meditative joy

September 25, 2019

GAVIN T. MURPHY :: A contemplation on the two Marys who witness the risen Jesus and their experience of a deeper level of consolation.

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Consoling silence

September 4, 2019

GAVIN T. MURPHY :: A contemplation on how Mary Magdalen turns to God in the depth of her heart before meeting the risen Jesus, in line with the Jesuits' new...

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Celebrating mental health

July 31, 2019

GAVIN T. MURPHY :: A true entrepreneur or spiritual leader knows how to stay connected with their inner flame and uses a variety of meditative exercises to enhance performance.

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