Expectations vs Reality

Expectations vs Reality

We all have expectations. They can be useful in preparing us for events, shaping our mindset and even help us create boundaries, but they stop being useful when they become unrealistic, overly negative or obsessive. This can be a huge source of pain and frustration if we are not able to accept the reality of…

The Inner Critic

The Inner Critic

Maybe you made a mistake at work, said the wrong thing to a friend or forgot to send off that email – that inner critic starts up, ‘I’m such an idiot!!’. You carry on with the day but with the very next minor slip up, that inner critic pipes up again, ‘What’s wrong with me,…

Who Am I?

Who Am I?

Have you ever wondered, who am I? who am I really? It seems like such a simple thing but when you take the time to think about it, we often spend much of our lives not truly knowing ourselves. In this article we’ll exploring why it can be so difficult and how to begin the…

Make yourself a priority

Make Yourself a Priority

Sometimes as life gets busier and the responsibilities seem to pile up endlessly, your self-care can often be one of the first things to fall away. In this article we will be explore the idea of how to make yourself a priority and how self-care can make such a huge difference when it comes to…

Reframing Fear

Reframing Fear

“Fear is the most powerful, natural and primitive human emotion”   Fear has a very strong effect on our mind and body, the more we fear something, the more energy we give it, the more we manifest it.   Reframing Fear   Fear is a natural response to a threat that can be either perceived or…

Disconnect to Reconnect

Disconnect to Reconnect

Following on from last month’s blog – “The Art of Happiness” (available here; https://thedmcclinic.ie/blog-the-art-of-happiness/), I began to reflect on ways to increase or add to my own personal happiness. (To disconnect to reconnect) I found myself focusing on all the negativity in the world right now, as we navigate living our lives through extraordinarily difficult…

Gratitude Can Change Everything

Gratitude can change everything For this month’s blog I am going to piggyback on the theme of the annual holiday which our neighbours across the pond celebrate – “Thanksgiving”. And although this year I am sure that the celebrations looked very different, I feel people are more thankful than ever before. It was this quote;…