Blog Articles, tagged with: Mindfulness

My Bucket List

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This week from the MS & Me archive Willeke Van Eeckhoutte lets us in on her bucket list, how she uses it and the importance of having goals in her life.  The older I get, the more nervous I become of not being able to achieve all the things I set out to do. After all, every ye...

Published by Willeke Van Eeckhoutte on Thursday November 30 2017 12:00 PM

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Mindfulness Course

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Over the coming months the MS Ireland Western Regional Office are hoping to run a 'Mindfulness Course' for people with MS. However, we would like to gauge the level of interest in such a course before we book a qualified facilitator. If you are interested please click on the email below and let ...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday October 26 2017 05:31 PM

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Online Mindfulness Programme for Adults Living with MS

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MS Ireland funds new mindfulness research project at NUI Galway MS Ireland is supporting a new research programme at NUI Galway, led by Professor Brian McGuire and Dr. Brian Slattery, that aims to develop an online version of a mindfulness programme for people living with MS. The programme is ba...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday January 04 2017 10:28 AM

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Mindfulness

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April's self-management series Mindfulness meditation has become increasingly popular in recent years. A growing body of research has explored its applications in terms of managing various MS symptoms including fatigue, cognition issues, stress, depression and anxiety. Jon Kabat-Zinn, who is cre...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday April 20 2016 11:37 AM

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Bucket List

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Bucket lists… things-to-do-before-I-retire… Many of us all have some sort of ‘list’ in our minds of things we want to achieve in life. This week Willeke lets us in on her list, how she uses it and the importance of having goals in her life.  The older I get, the mo...

Published by Willeke Van Eeckhoutte on Thursday April 14 2016 10:00 AM

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Call for Submissions

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MS Ireland research programme is CLOSED The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Ireland encourages and promotes MS research as a way to improve understanding of the disease, leading to better treatments, interventions, strategies to manage the impact of the disease on a day to day basis, an enhanced q...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday October 28 2015 12:22 PM

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UPDATE: Living Well with MS Conference

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MS Ireland hosted 'Living Well with MS' Conference in Dublin on Saturday, 26th September 2015. In addition to providing information on how diet, exercise, stress management and other wellness strategies can help you manage your symptoms and feel your best, we also held our AGM, council ...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday October 12 2015 04:09 PM

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To Smoke or Not to Smoke?

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'Helen felt increasingly embarrassed about her constantly ‘trying to give up’ stance. She realised that she could no longer just dip in and out of smoking; she was totally hooked' What I thought! MS is stressful enough without giving up cigarettes and they really help me cope....

Published by Helen Farrell on Thursday January 16 2014 11:00 AM

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Tips for a Calm Christmas

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Stress is a normal part of everyday life and our stress response is the body’s way of protecting us. In small doses, it is a powerful force that helps us overcome challenges, excites us into action and helps us stay focused. Having a balanced lifestyle is the best strategy for managing str...

Published by MS Ireland on Friday December 21 2012 08:42 AM

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