Mar Healy

Blog, Growth, Spirituality

If it doesn’t open, it’s not your door.

It’s early one August weekday morning. The sky is sunny and clear, the roads are quiet, still too early for the daily hustle to have begun. A 17-year-old me who’s barely slept the night before with nervous anticipation, quietly leaves her home to begin the journey towards the postal sorting office to intercept my coveted letter before it’s sent off on delivery. It’s leaving cert results day. The day I’d mentally rehearsed and fantastised about for so long,  ...

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Blog, Growth, Spirituality

You are the Universe

The greatest tragedy of life is that so many of us show up as half versions of ourselves, too fearful to let the fullness of our truth and our magnificence shine. From so, so early on in our lives, we’re taught to put our focus *out there*. To seek validation and approval, to show up in a way  ...

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Blog, Growth, Lifestyle

Be an encourager.

I was in the final kilometre of my walk today and decided I’d run the last stretch. I could see a man up ahead walking towards me and as we got closer he began to clap and cheer me on “wohoo, you can do it, you can do it, yeaaaah!!” Just me and this happy, brilliant,  ...

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Blog, Meditation, Mindfulness

The miracle of now….

“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is.” ~Albert Einstein These photos are as clear a visual as I can think of to illustrate how much we awaken to when we become present in our lives. My garden the other day,  ...

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Blog, Growth, Mindfulness

Numbing pain.

This is what’s left of a bar of a sizeable bar of chocolate. I devoured it like a primal Neanderthal, honestly, it didn’t stand a chance. I didn’t savour the bites or notice much about the experience at all because it wasn’t about eating, it was about self-soothing.  ...

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