Mar Healy

Blog, Growth, Lifestyle, Mindfulness

Accepting the darkness…

I think I was around 12 or 13 when I first noticed that the change in seasons really affected me. For a few weeks sometime around October/November time, my mood would take a deep dive, and I’d have this overwhelming sense of darkness, anxiety and sadness. Then poof! – like magic one day, it would suddenly lift and I’d feel like myself again. Every year, I lived in dread of the seasons changing, the sense of impending darkness looming as I prepared for the inevitable shadow  ...

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Meditation

Body Scan Meditation

  I remember the first time I was introduced to the body scan, over a decade ago in a session with my therapist. I have a habit of letting it get to the point where I *need*Β to see her rather than maintaining regular appointments to keep myself ‘serviced’ – regular  ...

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