Author Archives: Stephen

Reaching Out

Fingal Ravens – Successful ‘Reaching Out’ Event Fingal Ravens GFC held their “Reaching Out – Lets never be afraid to ask for help” seminar last Wednesday 15th July in Kettles Country House Hotel. It was a hugely successful evening with … Continue reading

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Relationship Awareness

We have social relationships, interpersonal relationships and intimate relationships – there is a huge array of different relationships we can have from one day to the next but how aware are we of them?  Do we take note of them … Continue reading

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For A New Begining – Poem

In out-of-the-way places of the heart, Where your thoughts never think to wander, This beginning has been quietly forming, Waiting until you were ready to emerge.   For a long time it has watched your desire, Feeling the emptiness growing … Continue reading

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Live Life

A friend of mine passed away suddenly this week – only 39 years of age, healthy, happy and full of life. She leaves behind her a distraught and confused family but even more upsetting her 4 young kids have lost … Continue reading

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‘Social’ or ‘Un-social’ Media

So the new laws are now officially in place and the Gardaí are cracking down on the use of mobile phones while driving – Mandatory court appearance and a possible €1,000 fine. Is this a harsh punishment? It is debateable. … Continue reading

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The Key to Success in Sports and Life

“Success is peace of mind which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you made the effort to do the best of which you are capable.” John Wooden, Basketball Hall of Fame player and coach During a 12-year period from … Continue reading

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Exam Tips

The sun attempts to break through the all too familiar clouds, the evenings get longer and the GAA All-Ireland Championships are only around the corner. It can only mean one thing to thousands of students throughout the Country – Exam … Continue reading

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Performance Anxiety

Stress and performance anxiety is a part of everyday life for athletes. The good news is that not all stress is bad stress. In the right amount, stress helps you focus better and achieve what you want. Stress can help … Continue reading

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Visualisation

Did you know that there are 4 parts of visualization that you can learn and practice to assure that you use this incredible power to its best advantage all the days of your life? How Often? The first aspect of … Continue reading

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Farewell To A GAA Legend

Today is a very sad day for GAA, West Kerry and all the O’Se family in Ard a’Bothar. The legend that is Paidi O’Se or PO as he was known locally passed away suddenly. Every GAA fan has heard of … Continue reading

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