I have worked as a classroom teacher for over twenty years and it has been a privilege. I have been lucky as I have enjoyed my career and have no regrets in regard to entering the teaching profession. You see I enjoy getting to know the youngsters who enter my class and am intrigued by their personalities, their differences, their uniqueness and their young hopes… more>>>


Self-care” is a topic that I’ve heard more and more of, and increasingly from a mental health perspective. I’ve struggled to consistently practice self-care in my own life, tending to push myself to the point of burnout rather than being compassionate. I have been influenced by all the spaces I have occupied as a carer, parent, worker and home-maker.  I have realised that I am not alone and that we are more alike than different...more>>>

Young People

It has been and continues to be a great privilege to work with you. Every day I learn something new from you and I am the teacher! You teach me to really listen, to be patient, to be brave, to embrace life and to have hope.

When I listen to you I hear you tell me about your lives. And I know life can be difficult. I have heard you tell me about your struggle with sleep, anxiety, anger, fear, stress and family issues….more>>>

The Benefits of Wellness, Mindfulness and how it can work for you


A Note from Kay on Wellness & Mindfulness

My plan as the mindfulness teacher is to keep self care and wellness high on the agenda. However, it can be quite difficult to navigate and stay on track. My role is to help you prioritise areas of your own life so you can choose to live in ways that are more in tune with your own unique nature. Ultimately, though, you are the driver of your own wellness plan more>>>


Mindfulness Movement and Mediation, July 29th and 31st 2021

Lunchtime Mindfulness in Glasnevin. Commencing Tuesday 17th Sep 2019
Mindfulness for Teachers. Commencing Thursday 7th Nov 2019.




A mindful merry Christmas wish

As term one draws to a close you may feel like the marathon runner who is about to hit the wall knowing your seeping energy levels is in direct contrast to the manic energy levels of your pupils. The business of teaching, learning, collaboration, and staff meetings continues, the never-ending to-do list piles up and […]

Wellness Tips for Educators

Thursday 10th October 2009 is mental health day and is a fantastic opportunity to educate and raise awareness on issues surrounding mental health and wellbeing. It is an opportunity for us as teachers to turn inwards and access our wellbeing. As teachers we naturally focus on the wellbeing of the children in our classes. We […]

Being Mindful – how to make mindfulness part of your daily routine.

Now that we are back in school, it is a good idea to prioritise our own wellbeing and get the new school year off to a healthy start. STOP is an easy way to remember this four-step mindfulness practice. Stop whatever you are doing. Take a moment to just sit or stand with awareness, concentrate […]

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