Time and Space for Busy People


This course is for anyone who would like to take a step back from their daily busyness, in work and life. Both beginners and established mindfulness practitioners are welcome.

Friday May 25th 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

There is another course taking place during June if May does not suit you.

The Sanctuary, Stanhope Street Dublin 7. Included in the day will be mindful eating and walking practices.

€65 per person

Please bring a pack lunch for yourself. Tea and coffee is included in the price.

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Time and space for busy people

Take a day out to refresh, reflect, reconnect


This is a day for you. In the busyness of our daily lives, often we don’t have or take the time and space to consider what’s truly important to us.

This retreat day is an opportunity to reconnect with yourself through mindfulness practices, reflect on your life, and drawing on the power of your innate inner wisdom, refresh how you would like to live your life.

During the day there will be a mix of mindfulness practices and practical exercises. These will help participants identify and work with stressors and better understand what nourishes and what depletes them. Inviting participants to see with ‘fresh eyes’ encourages them to cultivate new routines and habits in their daily lives that serve them well.

The Dalai Lama, when asked what surprised him most about humanity, answered “Man. Because he sacrifices his health in order to make money. They he sacrifices money to recouperate his health. And then he is so anxious about the future, that he does not enjoy the present; the result being that he does not live in the present or the future; he lives as if he is never going to die, then dies never really having lived.”


Facilitator: Grattan Donnelly



In the ‘busyness’ of modern life people often feel a need for time and space, in order to think clearly. As a coach and mindfulness teacher, I create a place which is quiet and calm, so that people can think best for themselves. The combination of coaching and mindfulness enables people to gain fresh perspectives, identify what’s truly important for them, and cultivate habits that will support them to live healther, happier and more productive lives.

In 2006 I qualified as a coach, and in 2010 I started practicing mindfulness as a way to better manage stress in the information overloaded modern work environment. The difference mindfulness has made to me is profound and led to me join Potential Project, global leaders in Corporate Mindfulness, with over 200 trainers in 28 countries. I qualified as a Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Teacher in 2017.  Working with clients is a privelege, I learn so much from them. This in turn enhances my self-discovery, which is a lifelong journey.