News from the Dublin Wellness Centre

Good Stress Vs. Bad Stress – How To Tell The Difference

By Dublin Wellness Centre | January 14, 2020

Whether we like it or not, stress will always be a part of our lives. When we think about stress, the first things that come to mind are often negative; such as fighting with loved ones or being overworked. However, what if we told you that stress didn’t have to be such a bad thing…

Scrap The Resolutions – How To Use The Power of Intention

By Dublin Wellness Centre | January 1, 2020

It’s the time of year when we hear colleagues, friends and family talk about their ‘New Years Resolutions’. It has almost become an ongoing joke we play on ourselves as even muttering the words brings forth a predicted failure. Before we know it, we’re laughing at ourselves three months in while keeping up our potentially…

The Body Speaks – How Our Subconscious Beliefs Affect Our Health

By Dublin Wellness Centre | December 23, 2019

As a newbie to the team at Dublin Wellness Centre, I was invited to a session with resident Kamilla Harra – a multidisciplinary therapist who combines her background in psychology with holistic healing for a grounded and practical, yet enlightening, approach to bring her clients to a balanced state of harmony. I was intrigued as…

The Importance of Turning Inward During Winter

By Dublin Wellness Centre | December 3, 2019

As the nights become longer and we hear of the first drops of snow, the time to wrap up, slow down and tune in becomes apparent. If you have ever taken a yoga class, you may have heard the teacher advising to ‘turn inward’ – an instruction which can be a little challenging to understand……

Your Guide To A Green Christmas in Dublin

By Dublin Wellness Centre | December 3, 2019

As the streets of Dublin become livelier and an undeniable ‘buzz’ drifts through the air, it’s hard to believe that – ready or not – Christmas really is just around the corner. Whether we prefer to hibernate in comfy jammies or relish in all that silly season has to offer, Christmas is a time that…

How To Cope with Seasonal Affective Disorder – 7 Tips!

By Dublin Wellness Centre | October 23, 2019

It seems to be called ‘SAD’s for a reason. As the leaves fall from the trees and the central heating receives its yearly boost, the chilly weather is met with divisive feelings; For some, the colder days bring excitement of silly season. whereas others are greeted with daily dread as they know that another long…

The Holistic Approach to Fertility Treatment

By Dublin Wellness Centre | October 12, 2019

Seeking treatment for fertility can be an extremely vulnerable time for couples, leading to stress and anxiety which can actually be counterproductive against a positive outcome. Fertility treatment is something that should be tackled from every angle, ensuring as minimal stress along the way as possible. IVF (In Vitro Fertilisation) has been renowned worldwide for…

Intro to LomiLomi Workshop: A First Experience with LomiLomi Massage

By Dublin Wellness Centre | March 20, 2019

I was fortunate to be able to sit in, and even participate at times, in a two-day, beginner’s LomiLomi massage workshop led by Aileen Durkan. Aileen has an extensive list of qualifications from massage to Reiki to Reflexology, and more! She is highly versatile in her capabilities as a healer. Aileen has been practicing LomiLomi…

Take the journey to wellness with Samantha Doyle

Take the journey to wellness

By Helen Lambe | October 11, 2018

We all have an invisible inner critic waiting to knock us down, but the journey to wellness will ensure that voice is drowned out, writes counsellor and psychotherapist Samantha Doyle The journey to wellness may take some time to achieve, but I believe that everyone has the capacity to change and grow to reach their…

Aileen Durkan at the Dublin Wellness Centre

Massage therapies that make a difference

By Helen Lambe | October 4, 2018

Aileen Durkan offers a range of holistic therapies at the Dublin Wellness Centre, giving her clients a fantastic opportunity to look after their physical and emotional wellbeing   How did you become a therapist? I went straight from secondary school into a two-year full-time holistic therapy course. At the time I wasn’t sure whether it…