Mindfulness

Practice the art of creating space for ourselves — space to think, space to breathe, space between ourselves and our reactions

About Janet

Mindfulness Practitioner (RGN, BNS, MScMBI)

People are my passion and helping them make the most of their lives is a privilege. Life experience, particularly through my work as a nurse, has enriched my understanding of how we struggle with everyday life.

I use my life skills, training and a large dose of humour to facilitate people in discovering their own sense of what they need to lead happy fulfilled lives.

Cutting edge research, my mindfulness training and nursing experience form the foundation for facilitating people to introduce simple mindfulness practices into their everyday lives. 

My Story

I discovered mindfulness meditation at a time when I experienced great loss and anxiety in my own life, and the practice of mindfulness meditation was and still remains to be one of the best roads I embarked upon. I am a passionate advocate for mindfulness, and believe it is essential in improving health and well-being. 

My Education

Following on  from my own personal experience I decided to undertake further studies in the area so I could share what I learnt.  

I completed rigorous training and research through a 2 year Masters in Mindfulness Based Interventions (MBIs) in UCD which I completed in 2017. 

My Experience

Since completing my MSc, I   have facilitated many eight-week programmes, individual days of practice, lectures and workshops all relating to mindfulness, health and well-being.

In particular I have focused on work related stress issues and bringing mindfulness into the workplace. 

Benefits to Mindfulness

Mindfulness is practising the art of creating space for ourselves—space to think, space to breathe, space between ourselves and our reactions.

There are so many benefits 

“My definition of mindfulness isn’t about sitting erect on a hillock, legs in a knot, humming a mantra that’s probably the phone book sung backwards, it’s something that can help us all: learning to notice your thoughts and feelings so you can truly experience life”

Ruby Wax

Cope better with stress

Stress cannot always be avoided so we need to learn how to cope with it better.

Improved mental health

Mindfulness helps you clear your mind and improves your mental health

Improved happiness

Our students just feel happier after attending one of our courses.  

Considering a course but unsure?

We’re ready to chat, not to sell!

With over 25 years of my life dedicated to helping people selling is not something that comes natural to me.  When we chat I’ll talk about what my experience is, what we have done before and the results we have achieved.  Give me a call and you’ll see that our conversation will interesting, insightful and enjoyable.

What sectors do I usually operate in?

We can tailor our courses to any sector but here are the ones we really focus on.

Health 

We have an extensive area and track record in this area.

Technology

Technology/software industry is fast moving and can be stressful. We can provide a lot of help in this area.

Financial Services

Financial services is growing marketing in Ireland with a huge need for our training.

Hospitality

This is a sector with a lot of front line staff where mindfulness training can be extremely important. 

Testimonials

See what others who attended my courses thought

“Janet has been employed by the Centre for Learning and Development in St James’s hospital to facilitate and deliver a Mindfulness Programme for Health Care Professionals for the past 2 years. Janet has delivered this to exceptionally high standards, the feedback that we have received has been excellent and we propose to continue running the programme for staff twice a year with Janet as the facilitator. I would highly recommend Janet as a Mindfulness training facilitator .”

Avril Lowry

Head of Learning and Development, The Centre for Learning and Development

“I had the good fortune to be offered a place on Janet’s Mindfulness course. From the beginning Janet put the group and ease, her kind, light-hearted nature encouraged and reassured us to explore the practices and benefits of mindfulness in our own way. Each week she gently guided us through a different practice and at the end of the evenings, I felt relaxed and more convinced of the positive benefits of taking some quiet time each day.
Janet’s wisdom and understanding helped me to introduce mindfulness in a way that worked for me and left me better equipped to cope with the business of life.”

Victoria

Operations Manager, VHI