Category: Well-being

G Spots! Putting Your Best Foot Forward

I’m sure like many of you, climbing the Mourne Mountains has been on my bucket list, and although G Spotters will know I’m a keen hiker, climbing Cave Hill and Divis was as adventurous as I’ve been.  After an Easter full of eating I decided it was time to tackle the chocolate belly so headed to Donard Park to climb Slieve Donard. Starting the climb at 9.30am, it took us two hours to get up and two hours down, and it was a adventure of mixed emotions. Here are a few things I learned along the way… Setting off early was the best advice...

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G Spots! Bring Mindfulness into your life

It’s always easier to write about something you know, and I’ve have been busy working on a mindfulness project for the day job, so thought I would share some thoughts on it. Maybe I live in a mindfulness bubble, but I’m assuming most people have now heard about it, especially with celebrities such as Ruby Wax, Emma Watson and Oprah all endorsing its benefits. Oh and even top sportsmen, Roger Federra and Tiger Woods also practice – so I found out this week at the launch of Northern Ireland’s first Mindfulness Day. Now we know it’s a popular concept, but what...

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G Spots! New Year, Now You!

G Spots! A New Idea For The ‘Now’ Year Welcome back G Spotters! Hope you all had a great Christmas and New Year. Busy festive period for me – eating, drinking and being merry! If you’re anything like me, you are probably starting your resolutions by eating less and moving more – my fridge has never seen so many fruit and vegetables in its life. However instead of focusing on our physical wellbeing, I decided to dedicate my first column of 2015 to a new service that advises us that thinking about our mental wellbeing is just as important....

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