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Healthy Ireland at Your Library: Spring Series 2021

Spring Healthy Ireland Series 2021

Healthy Ireland at Your Library online talks May 2021

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Our Healthy Ireland at Your Library Programme for 2021 continues this May with a series of online talks and webinars. This series will run every Tuesday evening at 7.00pm and touches on topics that are many of us might have felt challenged by, in recent times. Parents and guardians have faced challenges in relation with balancing work life,  home-schooling and home life. As we are all staying at home more often, are our homes as calm and organised as they could be? For those who have lost a loved one in the past 18 months, this loss has been heightened by the challenges of grieving in Covid times.  

Our first webinar features Senior HSE Psychologist, Peadar Maxwell who offers fantastic advice to parents and guardians of young children. In his talk Peadar discuss a wide range of issues including screen-time, the importance of sleep, how to teach independence and dealing with emotions.

 On the 11th of May at 7pm, Breffini McGuinness from the Irish Hospice Foundation speaks about grief and coping with loss. He gives some important insight into the journey of grief and what supports are available to those who are grieving.

On 18th May at 7pm, Fiona Hall of Consciously Clearing  will give practical tips on where to start, what to tackle and guide you through the emotional blocks that might get in your way. If you would like to email in your questions on de-cluttering tips, email outreach@kilkennylibrary.ie and Fiona can include this questions in her talk.

On 25th May at 7pm, In the final talk in the series - Peadar Maxwell will feature in a final webinar giving advice to parents and guardians of adolescents. In this webinar Peadar will discuss the importance of staying connected to your teenagers, building trust and setting boundaries. If you have any questions about this series of talks you can contact the Healthy Ireland at your Library Co-ordinator at  056 7794461.

Recording will be live from 7pm Tuesday 25th May.

All recordings will be available on this page.