What we're about

At PLN our intention is to actively encourage our members to look after both themselves and our planet in a loving, caring and sustainable way.We do this by creating PLN communities that offer monthly meetups with Guest Speakers. We also run retreats and special events with internationally respected teachers.Our key areas of interest are

- Personal Development

- Spiritual Growth & Practice

- Holistic Health & Nutrition

- Environmental Issues

We offer education, support, connection and motivation to create positive and meaningful change for our members and the planet.


This growing community is organised in Newry by Dr Patricia Mc Parland. We also have regular meetups in Belfast, Dublin and Galway.

Come and 'like' our Facebook page for loads of free inspiration and resources. (https://www.facebook.com/PLNNewry/)

Here's what one of our regulars in Dublin said about Positive Living Network.....


You can watch more videos here (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLQTMSvipKLUkJdVok16tPEwF78TlwPlGG).

Full info about Newry here (http://www.meetup.com/Positive-Living-Network-Newry/).

Full information about Dublin here (http://www.meetup.com/positivelivingnetworkdublin/).

" wow - really great experience. Gained some good insights. Really happy fun vibe coming from the organizers. Will definitely get to more meetings — Siobhan"

". ... just wanted to say this was an excellent meetup. The positive living network was really enjoyable. Thanks for making it so much fun. Also the people that came along all so nice and really happy to be there. This was my first meetup with this great group and won't be my last. See you all at the next Meetup I look forward to it. — Karen "

" Very stimulating and interesting.... — Eamonn O'Reilly"

Upcoming events (1)

Rising Strong Weekend Retreat

Dromantine Conference Centre

Rising Strong ™️ Retreat (based on the research of Dr Brené Brown) led by Certified Daring Way™️ Facilitators, Adé Adeniji & Darren Brady “The truth is that falling hurts. The dare is to keep being brave and feel your way back up.” Brené Brown Rising Strong™ is a process based on the research of Dr. Brené Brown. Her pioneering work uncovered a profound truth: Vulnerability – the willingness to show up and be seen with no guarantee of outcome – is the only path to more love, belonging, creativity and joy. But living a brave life is not always easy: We are inevitably going to stumble and fall. We all go through struggle - asking somebody out who does not want us, expressing our feelings and not being understood, saying something at work that didn’t land very well, starting a new venture and it not going according to plan; the list is endless - failing feels painful and can trigger shame, disappointment and a whole range of emotions and thoughts. The Rising Strong™ process is about what it takes to get back up and how owning our stories of struggle gives us the power to write a daring new ending. Sometimes we avoid pursuing our heart desires because we fear failing. And sometimes when we do, we don’t get back up and we give up. But if we want to break away from the crowd and live wholehearted lives, we have to be courageous and different; doing this inevitable means we will sometimes fall. The Rising Strong™ retreat is an interactive mix of - Psycho experiential and educational exploration Viewings of videos from Brené, created specifically for Rising Strong™ Storytelling Group discussions Creative exercises Self reflection and inquiry The Retreat Outline This retreat is all about learning to get back up and how to become a highly resilient individual. How do we bounce back from failure? How do you recover from being exposed? By taking part in the Rising Strong™ retreat you will learn how to apply the Rising Strong™ process to your day-to-day life and become empowered to write wholehearted new endings to your stories. You will also: Become familiar with the physics of vulnerability and the ten rules of engagement for rising strong. Identify the values that are most important in your life and learn why values clarification is essential to the development of resiliency. Become familiar with the Rising Strong process and goals - rise from our falls, overcome our mistakes, and face hurt in a way that brings more wisdom and wholeheartedness to our lives. Raise your awareness about: the feelings associated with emotions, your response to emotion, and how emotion, thought, and behaviour are interconnected. Practice and build skills to engage with and experience emotion, including mindfulness and breathing. Deepen your emotional vocabulary and self-awareness Comprehend that as humans, we have meaning-making in our biology and are compelled to make up stories – even if they are based on incomplete information. Reclaim and integrate orphaned parts of yourself and celebrate that wholeness through creative expression. FULL INFO AND BOOKINGS AT WWW.POSITIVELIVINGNETWORK.COM

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