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Meet Jennifer Reidy – Caring For The Carers and Expert on Compassion Fatigue

Jennifer Reidy epitomises everything I believe in, in particular the power of education. On her return to college she wrote a ground breaking thesis on compassion fatigue – and hasn’t looked back since. Her life changed in many positive ways when she immersed herself in the study of social care and found her vocation, which involved a lot of hard work and perseverance. Her research in the area of compassion fatigue was a first in Ireland and has established her…

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“Cancer won’t stop me achieving my teaching qualification” – Meet Lynsey Bennett – A Winning Mind In Motion

For those of you who know me, you will be aware that the Winning Minds Movement is funded by my training company, The Waverley Academy. We specialize in adult education for the hair beauty fitness sectors – and we are inspired by the spirit of our learners. They continue to amaze us at how they overcome challenges to achieve their educational goals. But every now and again – someone comes along and stops you in your tracks.

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Derek O Kelly – Mental Wellbeing Explorer Ireland – Exploits from January 2018

Background My mental wellbeing exploits are an extension of my work with the Winning Minds Movement – a social initiative that provides educational solutions towards young peoples mental wellbeing. My training company and educational partners, The Waverley Academy, currently fund all my efforts. This report is an overview of my exploits for January 2018

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First Fortnight – An alternative school for positive mental health?

  What can I say about First Fortnight – except for mind-blowing. And for someone like myself… who loves the creative approach for delivering education…  I’m ashamed to say I knew nothing about it.  First Fortnight is Ireland’s mental health arts festival. It has an incredible array of events happening around the country. The quality of programmes and workshops is like nothing I’ve ever seen before.

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Death is a strange place for advice on mental wellbeing

Death is a strange place for advice on mental wellbeing – But 27 year old cancer victim – Holly Butcher – shares hers before she left. Might be your most important read this year @MalieCoyne @AislingLCurtin @BeWellDoWell @NFitzPsychology @SunnyScattered https://www.independent.ie/life/im-27-now-i-dont-want-to-go-i-love-my-life-womans-inspirational-letter-posted-hours-after-her-death-is-the-most-powerful-thing-youll-read-today-36475278.html …

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