Category: Wellbeing

A simple guide to mindfulness by Tracy Dempsey of dreamdolove.com 0

A simple guide to mindfulness

In this blog, I’ve mentioned mindfulness meditation quite a few times now. It’s been growing in popularity due to the wealth of scientific research investigating its benefits, and to how simple it is – mindfulness is the simple practice of...

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Reflections from Finland

As regular readers know, I moved with my partner from Ireland to Finland last September, to study a Master’s in Music, Mind and Technology at the University of Jyväskylä. We’re really enjoying the adventure; the Finns we’ve met have been...

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Mind your language!

How much attention do you pay to the language you use? Try this quick exercise: jot down your answers to the following questions – a few lines for each will do. What’s your life like? How do you see yourself? What’s...

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Boost your fitness with healthy habits

So you know exercise is good for you – gives you better fitness, better sleep, more energy, improved brain function, better mood and compliments on how well you’re looking. Maybe you made New Year’s resolutions about getting into better shape in...

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Current trends in music technology (2014-2015)

As we reach the end of 2014, here’s a look at several key and current trends cutting across the technologies we use to create, distribute and consume music. I’ve called them immersive, crowd-everything, health-boosting and nostalgic. 1. Immersive 2014 has seen...