Tag: Mental Health

MoZart Workshop enjoyed by all.

Lisheens House MozART workshop for Clonakilty Wellness Week hosted by Co Action was enjoyed by all participants. Each painted a piece of the Mozart silhouette whilst listening to his music and the pieces were joined together to make this colourful collaborative panting.  

Body Change Session 3

Session 3   26/01/18 Today we started working on the images to do with the onset of our journey We are all choosing different media to work with, acrylic on canvas, textiles and digital images  FEEDBACK FROM SESSION 3 “I thought today was fabulous because it took me out of the […]

Body Change Session 2

SESSION TWO  19/1/18 We returned to group feeling more empowered  this week Continued to relate our individual stories  and offer each other support Beginning the process of choosing an image which will symbolise what we were going through at the time of the illness Thinking about materials to use …painting […]

Body Change Session 1

“BODY CHANGE” MAPPING A PSYCHOLOGICAL JOURNEY This group consists of four women who have all had a physical condition that required medical intervention. We are interested in what our bodies went through in terms of anatomy and physiology as well as the emotional side of recovering from illness. We are […]

Laughter Yoga comes to Lisheens

Join us at Lisheens House for an afternoon of Laughter Yoga.  Led by Paola Vais, the afternoon session lasts just an hour, costs only €10, (all of which will be donated to Lisheens House) and is guaranteed to raise your spirits, transform your life and set you up for the […]

How Music Therapy can Improve Mental Heath

When award winning actress Brenda Fricker talked openly about her struggles with depression, she recommended the power of listening to classical music as a form of therapy. Talking to the Irish Examiner she said it is something that “I’d recommend anybody to do.” Music therapy is a recognized clinical treatment […]

Connecting for Life.

Connecting for Life is Ireland’s national strategy to reduce suicide 2015-2020. Connecting for Life sets out a vision of an Ireland where fewer lives are lost through suicide, and where communities and individuals are empowered to improve their mental health and wellbeing. For more information on the new Connecting for Life National Strategy, […]

Whiteys Walk.

5k Memorial Walk We would like to say a huge thank you to all at The Crossroads Bar. To each and every person who recently took part in the ‘Whiteys 5k Memorial Walk’. As a result of there hard work they raised a whopping 1,870 euros which they kindly donated to […]