20 great things to do in Dublin - Time Out Dublin By Time Out editors and Sulakshana Gupta 1. Experience Dublin as the locals do Despite its unsavoury reputation in past years, Temple Bar is one of the city's most charming neighbourhoods and residents are trying hard to keep it that way. Cobblestone streets, bars, cafés, art galleries and architectural splendour harmoniously blend with old streetscapes and eco-friendly schemes. Among the cultural attractions are Dublin's only art-house cinema at the Irish Film Institute, the Gallery of Photography and the Project Arts Centre.
10 Yoga Poses to Fight Depression and Anxiety The mind, body and spirit are all connected and when a person suffers from mild depression or anxiety, the body is out of balance. Yoga is a series of stretches that helps bring balance to the body; not just focusing on the body’s health, but also on the mind and spirit. Always consult a physician or counsellor if you are having ongoing feelings of depression or anxiety and before trying any new exercise program. 1. Begin with the Lotus position, sitting crossed legged with hands resting on the knees, palms up. The most important thing is to remember to breathe. AFFECTIVE KEY CHARACTERISTICS Affective Musical Key Characteristics The association of musical keys with specific emotional or qualitative characteristic was fairly common prior to the 20th century. It was part of the shared cultural experience of those who made, performed and listened to music. When Mozart or Beethoven or Schubert wrote a piece in a Ab major, for example, they were well aware of this was the 'key of the grave' and knew that many in their audiences were as well.
The Best of Ireland's Festivals and Events The more we stay in travel lodges and soulless hotels, the more we all crave an experiential night's stay. Because of Ireland's colourful history, its landscape is a rich tapestry of architectural styles, with Norman castles and neo-classical mansions sitting side by side with cosy farmhouses and contemporary wonders. One thing's for sure, all around the island you'll find a warm welcome in interesting, charming accommodations that are packed with character, and characters! Mission - Surya Namaskar - Sun Salutation Surya Namaskar or the Sun Salutation is a most complete series of postures. It is a very good exercise which takes only a few minutes to do and serves as a warm up routine before the practice of yoga asanas. It is one of the best home exercises requiring little space, only eight by three feet.
The top ten Irish insults Irish insults for when you've really 'got your Irish up.' Photo by: Photocall Ireland The Irish are notorious for sharp tongues. Here are ten of the best insults they can offer you. Images Most Loved All Categories Last 7 Days Stanley Kubrick Answers a Question: Zen Pencils Growth isn’t linear Top ten quotes of legendary Irish hero Michael Collins Irish fighter Michael Collins He was the most admired Irishman of his generation and he uttered memorable words during his lifetime. Here are our top ten Michael Collins quotes:
Selkie, Mythology Magic & Fantasy Wanted as a pet (294 votes). Your rating? #2938 Celtic (culture) Aquatic (attribute) Friendly and Dangerous (behaviour) Selkies are seals that can transform into humans to come onto land. They do this by removing their skins which they leave behind rocks. There are many stories from the Shetland Islands of Scotland of the Selkie and the king of Selkies the Great Selkie of Sule Skerry. The Irish put you down, build you back up Irish Photo by: Photocall The Irish have always had a way with words, whether to express love or dislike. Here are some of the best examples:
6 Breathing Exercises to Relax in 10 Minutes or Less You might also like 15 Easy Ways to Beat Anxiety Now READ Over-worked, under-slept, and feeling pressure like whoa? There are plenty of ways to find calm—without investing in a 90-minute massage. Turns out all you need is a pair of healthy lungs, your breath, and 10 minutes or less. Here are six expert-approved ways to relax using breathing techniques borrowed from yoga, meditation, and even the therapist’s chair.