Category: Conscious Education

Leaving Cert – Reflections

  As the Leaving Certificate Results arrive, I am transported back to my own school days. I remember it was a challenging time, with dreams and ambitions battling with¬† the need for reassurance that my wishful hopes could become reality. I remember when I phoned about my Leaving Cert Results, (was too scared to go…

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The Power of a Thought in Action

Yesterday morning I woke up and while doing my few minutes of conscious reflection on life and what is happening in the World. I felt strongly not to just let those thoughts fade but to actively do something to connect with others around the World, with a focus on creating, Peace, Love, Equality, Inclusion, Justice…

1916 Realising the Dream and Vision

As the light lessened in the sky and the dusk was slowly replaced with the coming of nightfall on the most momentous of days. After watching the commemorations one hundred years after the 1916 Easter Sunday Rising in Ireland, my mind and heart and soul felt a mixture of great pride and great sadness. Pride…

Conscious Change and the Question of Irish Politics

Reflecting on the recent elections here in Ireland and the resulting fragmented results. I have been thinking about the way we in Irish society now define politics and the common characteristics that we give politicans. In the main when we think of politics and ‘politicians’ we equate it and them with croynism, dishonesty and self…

‘No Room At The Inn’ Insights of the First ‘Christmas Story…’

With ‘no room at the inn’, with no place to lay their heads, and at the mercy of the elements and the hope of some kindness from strangers. As the first Christmas Story is told and unfolds, Mary and Joseph took refuge in a stable, their only source of heat to take shelter in the…

OUR ‘UNREPEATABLE UNIQUENESS’

Over many years in my talks, seminars and workshops in schools, colleges, communities, businesses,organisations, and in one to one consultations, a key theme has been about consciously embracing and celebrating our ‘unrepeatable uniqueness.’ Why has this been such an important area to share insights with others? It is, because both in my own life and…