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"AGE CONFERS wisdom" goes the old adage, and there is a value in listening to the experiences of those who have lived through trying times in the past, which can in turn "enrich our understanding of the present".
That happiness - what it is, where is it found, and how to hold onto and maximise it - is big business these days is obvious to anyone browsing the ever-expanding New Age section of book shops, large and small. Titles like The Seven Steps to Happiness or How to be Happy 365 Days a Year and dozens of others all promise to show how happiness can be achieved easily, painlessly, and permanently.
Like everyone else, Insider needs occasional harmless distraction on social media, so a recent challenge to 'write the first sentence of your 2020 memoir' was tempting - until I realised most of us had the same depressing pun: It was the worst of times, it was the worst of times.
Imagine if you can, that you have been hibernating in the far end of the chamber at Newgrange all year, wrapped up in the darkness, comfortable with your own forced comfort, and only stirred and woken by the advancing light of that solstice sun making its way like an orange sabre, as if it is setting fire to the dusty floor until it rests at last at your bare foot.
Renowned Irish actor Gabriel Byrne has appealed for support for Galway Hospice afterits fundraising was decimated by the cancellation of annual collections.
A one-off payment of €1,000 should be issued to healthcare workers during the May Day Bank Holiday as a gesture of solidarity and appreciation by the Government.
While many have the opportunity to work from home base during the coronavirus crisis, numerous employees will still have to journey to the office for essential work purposes.
After a career in banking I decided to follow my passion helping people support their bodies and avoid potential health problems.
The power to bring contentment to so many people is a gift bestowed on but a few. Most of us live lives where even our most heartfelt endeavours reach out to but a few. However in that, they are no less valuable than those who effect so many.