Alisa Canavan, Author at Creacon Wellness Retreat

Posts By: Alisa Canavan

Posted 13th May 2022

Bringing the Light of Summer into every aspect of our life means honoring the Sun for its many gifts to us. The Summer Solstice coming up on June 21st is a celebration of the start of a new season and it is a time still celebrated all over the world.  The Sun and the return Read More »

Posted 13th April 2022

Written By Liz Shortall, one of Creacon’s wonderful guests.   We have all learned during the last two years that we need each other. I’m launching The Mindful Playground blog to further connect with you, the reader, and to share some of the most important things I’ve learned since I had my last drink and cigarette Read More »

Posted 15th February 2022

Everybody needs a break every now and then. But you don’t actually know how much you need a break until you’re on one. Every year I go somewhere solo, on a little adventure. Like a yoga retreat or city break or even to Thailand and India. But obviously, over the last 18 months, that was Read More »

Posted 21st January 2022

Nurturing the Spirit, Mind and Body Nestled in the majestic green hills of the Irish countryside, Creacon Wellness Retreat is an awardwinning destination for self-care, relaxation and rejuvenation. It specialises in year-round yoga and meditation retreats that balance and revitalise the entire being – spirit, mind and body. In light of the retreat being named Read More »

Posted 22nd October 2021

The Healing Therapy of Tibetan and Crystal Bowls and the Gongs with sound, vibration and frequency resonance. What is it all about and what happens during it? We are all making a human tone or song just like a Bowl or Gong. Science now says that we also are a vibration, a frequency a sound. Read More »

Posted 22nd September 2021

I’ve always had big dreams. As a little girl, I wanted to own my own business just like my dad. I was always very independent and driven, any job I was in I gave it 100% effort. I loved working. What would happen though is that I would love the newness of the job and Read More »

Posted 20th August 2021

There will never be the perfect time to begin. You’ll never be ready or confident. You’ll never know enough. We are constantly shown what perfection looks like and it’s all fake. Perfection doesn’t actually exist. Who determines what it is anyway? Yes, I will admit that there are certain standards that need to be met. Read More »

Posted 24th April 2021

Meditation? Meditation is not something many of us may have practiced in a pre-Covid world, and personally it is something I am only beginning to explore, but during times that can be so uncertain and sometimes scary, the opportunity to disconnect and see things from a different perspective is an inviting distraction. For a lot Read More »

Posted 14th November 2018

It has been scientifically proven that most of the time we humans use only 2% of our brain power. To me that’s astonishing. But, it’s true, to function on auto pilot ie: wake up, take a shower, brush teeth, have breakfast, get to work etc we only need to tap into 2% of our brain Read More »

Posted 13th September 2018

YOU WON’T FIND WHAT YOU ARE LOOKING FOR ON THE OUTSIDE…. EVER! Many years ago, I held meditation groups four evenings a week. The demand was so great it was necessary to open a waiting list. Along came baby number two, followed by our third beauty and life became incredibly busy. Once ‘In the Night Read More »