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Online Mindfulness Drop In Sessions 

College Mindfulness facilitators have been offering weekly drop-in meditation sessions since April 2020 and are taking a break for the summer, last session being on the the 26th of May.

Have a good summer and look forward to seeing you again in September!

Annemarie, Sarah-Jane and Karita

Zoom Link to upcoming session:

26 May AMN

Recordings:

16 Sept 2020 10 Jan 2021
23 Sept 2020 3 Feb 2021
30 Sept 2020 10 Feb 2021
7 Oct 2020 17 Feb 2021
21 Oct 2020 10 March 2021
04 Nov 2020 24 March 2021
25 Nov 2020 31 March 2021
16 Dec 2020 7 April 2021

Teachers:
SJS – Sarah-Jane Cullinane from Business School
AMN – Annemarie Naughton from Student Counselling
KSC – Karita Saar Cullen from College Health Service

Annemarie Naughton from Student Counselling Service is also offering drop-in session during the term time every Tuesday at 17.00. You can access the Zoom link on SCS website.

 

Pre-recorded mediations by Annemarie
https://www.tcd.ie/Student_Counselling/self-help/audio/

New beginnings by John O'Donoghue

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 grow inside you
Noticing how you willed yourself on
Still unable to leave what you had outgrown.

It watched you play with the seduction of safety
And the grey promises that sameness whispered
Heard the waves of turmoil rise and relent
Wondered would you always live like this.

Then the delight, when your courage kindled,
And out you stepped onto new ground,
Your eyes young again with energy and dream
A path of plenitude opening before you.

Though your destination is not clear
You can trust the promise of this opening;
Unfurl yourself into the grace of beginning
That is one with your life’s desire.

Awaken your spirit to adventure
Hold nothing back, learn to find ease in risk
Soon you will be home in a new rhythm
For your soul senses the world that awaits you.