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Ann talks about Giant Spirit of Northern Ireland

(Pictured, Ann talks about Slieve Gullion mountain and Northern Ireland) For me, the spirituality of Slieve Gullion Mountain mirrors the giant spirit of Northern Ireland …

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How ‘Soft Fascination’ Helps Restore Your Tired Brain

This article explores how mindfulness and soft-fascination experiences can support your psychological and cognitive health. Click here

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Slieve Gullion Mountain & Killeavy Old Churches on UTV LIfe

UTV Life features the magic of Slieve Gullion and Ann chats to Rita about St Moninne and Killeavy Old Churches which she founded back in …

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Ann shares the benefits of Forest Bathing with Sunshine Radio

Certified Forest Bathing Guide & Shinrin Yoku Practitioner Ann Ward shows us how to make the most of nature to ease our mind, sooth our …

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Belfast 89 DJ and author of “Mind Over Natter,” Tové Kane speaks to Ann Ward from Xhale

 Tové Kane is a Laughter Yoga Leader, Meditation Teacher and Author, “Mind Over Natter,” and a Belfast 89 Breakfast DJ talks to Ann Ward.

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How Does Nature Impact Our Wellbeing?

Some beautiful articles on the soothing and restorative benefits of nature on our holistic health, including how to bring nature inside. Also the link between …

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5 tips to be more mindful in 2021

After an incredibly stressful 12 months, it has become increasingly clear that we need to focus on our self-care and wellbeing. Many of us will …

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Forest bathing: Podcast

Forest bathing a form of meditation mindful practice comes from Japan and is fast becoming a way for people to improve their health. Ann Ward …

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Why forest bathing is the new mindful trend that could transform your health

For centuries Japanese culture has embraced the idea that spending mindful time in the woods was beneficial for both your body and soul. This practice …

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Life in lockdown: How to practise mindfulness in the pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic and ongoing restrictions to normal behaviour and routines are affecting people’s lives in many different ways. Mindfulness can be “particularly helpful” as …

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