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In Ireland Today…#Right2Water Protest, So Many Things I Feel Weird About

I’ll be honest. I wasn’t planning on going to the protest until when on a luas into town, half the country got on at Heuston station and I thought, Ok, let’s go have a look. There are also lots of aspects of the whole debate i don’t know enough about to argue on whether we should or shouldn’t have them. But there are things that seemed seriously wrong with how today went down that left…

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Starting a Business Backwards – Five Year Plans Are Magic

Starting a business backwards is very important for success and happiness, despite how ridiculous it sounds. Most people don’t go on holidays by packing a suitcase and walking out the door. You look up some destinations and book flights before thinking about what you’ll pack. Starting a business is the same and the method detailed below will help you map your route. At the age of nineteen, watching daytime TV, I heard the statistic, “90%…

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Misc. Our World

What’s the Situation in Burma? In Simple Language & From the Beginning.

I recently attended the Human Rights Forum in the National Baha’i Centre. The first of these forums was led by Keith Donald, chairperson of Burma Action Ireland – an entirely volunteer run organisation. You can read up on the evening and their work on bahai.ie soon. What I’ve written up below is the history and current situation of Burma, (also known as Myanmar or as The Republic of the Union of Myanmar) as told to us…

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Being a Baha’i

Today I’m going to watch a video in my house, with some friends (hopefully) that looks at community development projects Baha’is are involved in all over the world. These programmes take the form of devotional gatherings where wise sacred writings are shared, classes for children, groups for youth and study groups for people of all ages.  Each focuses on spiritual concepts that affect ourselves and the world around us. I am often nervous to say…

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CST Session with Mags at The Elbow Room, Smithfield

Recently i had my first CST session. I had heard and read about it before through the magazine i work for but had never tried it and didn’t even know anyone who had, i don’t think.  CST stands for Craniosacral Therapy and according to Wikipedia, “Is a form of bodywork or alternative therapy focused primarily on the concept of “primary respiration” and regulating the flow of cerebrospinal fluid by using therapeutic touch to manipulate the synarthrodial joints of the cranium….To do this, a practitioner will apply…

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