Month: April 2015

Cute Positivity

If you have had a stressful week or month you deserve to feel some warm and fuzzies. A wonderful artist named Emm Roy has created positive doodles to help you get through those difficult days.

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If you’re feeling down, try to let in some light. The world would be a better place if we all believed we were deserving of the good things.

“Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” – Thomas Merton

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Shop For Good

Console is the National Suicide Charity, founded by Paul Kelly following the suicide of his young sister in 2002. It provides professional counselling, support and helpline services (1800 247 247) to those in suicidal crisis and to those bereaved through suicide in Ireland and the UK. They seek to respond to the spiritual, emotional and psychological needs of their clients. Their mission is to provide professional therapeutic counselling, support and helpline services to people in suicidal crisis and to those bereaved through suicide with respect, dignity and compassion.

They are always working to give back to anyone who comes to them for support. Now is the chance for the rest of to give back to them. They are looking for volunteers for their wonderful campaign called ‘Shop For Good’. This is a unique fundraising initiative to raise much needed funds and awareness for Console, where every cent goes directly to the charity.

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It runs at the Dundrum Town Centre on April 24th-26th.  The concept is simple, buy a coupon from the Dundrum coupon kiosks for just €1.00. With each coupon you receive massive discounts in more than 100 shops and restaurants throughout the centre.  Multiple coupons will entitle the customer to multiple discounts so the more coupons you buy, the more you save and the more money will be raised for Console. Last year almost €40,000 was raised but they are hoping to double that figure this year.

Want to know how you can help? Console NEEDS volunteers! If you could give a minimum of three house in times listed below please contact Gerard Tiernan on 083 1265373 or email gerard@console.ie.

Friday, April 24th                         Saturday, April 25th                      Sunday, April 26th

9am – 12pm                                 9am – 11am                                     10am – 1pm
12pm – 3pm                                11am – 2pm                                      1pm – 4pm
3pm – 6pm                                   2pm – 5pm                                       4pm – 7pm
6pm – 9pm                                   5pm – 7pm

If you don’t want to volunteer then make sure to head to Dundrum over the weekend of April 24th – 26th and shop for good!

“Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more.” – H. Jackson Brown Jr.

Happy Easter!

Just a quick note to wish you all a very happy Easter. I plan on enjoying the fact that Spring is around the corner. If you are feeling bright and springy yourself, why not start a little art project?

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Here’s some inspiration for you: mandalas (featured above), crafts for kids and crafts for adults. The changing season is a great excuse to start something new. Embrace the change and have faith the snow will melt and the sun with shine on your face once again.

“No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn.” – Hal Borland