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July 16, 2020

Supporting Happy Talk to Become More ACE Aware

Supporting Happy Talk to Become More ACE Aware Throughout 2019 and 2020 we facilitated many screenings of the critically-acclaimed documentary, ‘Resilience: The Biology of Stress & the Science of Hope.’  This powerful documentary delves into the science of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and Toxic Stress and the impact these can have on health. Two of […]

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July 9, 2020

Reflecting on Relating with our Children During Lockdown

Reflecting on Relating with our Children During Lockdown by Dr Nicola O’ Sulluvan The coronavirus outbreak has changed many things about our daily lives as parents. As I begin writing, I am conscious of my own small children in the other room; lots of chattering and banging, and the odd scuffle and scream. I have […]

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July 2, 2020

Supporting the Heart of Teaching

Supporting the Heart of Teaching As primary schools close for the summer break, this week we have delivered our final CPD virtual workshop for this term. The appreciation and feedback from teachers and SNAs has made the hard work in getting our courses on-line all worthwhile. With the arrival of Covid19, we geared up quickly […]

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June 24, 2020

Our Covid-19 Response to Support Frontline Workers

Our Covid-19 Response to Support Frontline Workers Like many organisations, we are coming to terms with this ‘new normal’ of working from home, having meetings via Zoom and all of the other logistical, technical and social changes that have come hand-in-hand with Covid-19. We are a small charity, but our response to the pandemic has […]

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April 22, 2020

Seven Reasons Why Listening Matters

Seven Reasons Why Listening Matters Social distancing has become the new norm for now. But in the absence of physical presence, an empathetic listening ear can give a sense of shared humanity and shared experience. It’s like giving and receiving a virtual hug. Being listened to can help to ‘normalise’ our feelings of concern, anxiety […]

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Upcoming Courses

Reconnecting with the Heart of Practice Seminar

Location | Northridge House, Castle Road, Blackrock, Cork

Date | November 26th 2020

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3 Day ABLE Training

Location | Online

Date | September 9th, 23rd & 24th

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3 Day ABLE Training

Location | Online

Date | Sept 22nd, Oct 6th & 7th

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3 Day ABLE Training

Location | The Wisdom Centre, Cork St, Dublin 8

Date | Nov 10th, 24th & 25th

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‘Being in roles where your heart has to be in your work can be hard to shoulder alone, and the interaction of your inner life with workplace situations can be painful, so it’s about acknowledging this and coming together to reflect on how we can sustain and support ourselves while supporting others.’ – Dr Nicola O Sullivan, Caidreamh