Tips for a Stress-free Christmas 2020

Tips for keeping stress at bay this Christmas 2020. How to get through the darkest days in a year of pandemic. read more

Brighten your home or someones life with these miniature paintings

colourful miniature paintings to brighten up your home or someones life. Gift ideas from €49 to €200 by Caroline Cunningham Irish Artist. read more

Online Shopping Guide to Affordable Stylish Creative Gifts

Here’s a handy video guide I made which shows how easy it is to shop on-line for affordable stylish creative gifts from my open edition art prints. Thanks to Fine Art America’s print-on-demand & trusted service since 2006, you can purchase a wide variety of arty gifts for your home read more

Top 3 tips for resilience in pandemic – KCLR Podcast

How do you avoid burn out in a pandemic that seems un-ending? Wellness Coach Caroline Cunningham gives 3 Top Tips for Resilience in Business. read more

Remembering The Night Our World Went Silent.

The Silence project involves a core group of 45 Irish based creatives who share their reactions and sentiments in response to COVID19 pandemic and the night our world changed suddenly. read more

I was struggling & stuck in a rut until I did this

I was really struggling and stuck in a rut and had no idea how to get myself out of it. The coaching sessions came at just the right time for me when I needed it the most. Authentic Path Wellness Coaching via Zoom. (GMT) read more

Authentic Reflexology Client Testimonials

Katie Dunne, Tullow, Co. Carlow – Calming & Super Knowledgeable My reflexology treatment was very relaxing and calming. Caroline’s observations encouraged me to make small changes in my day to day living. Caroline is very friendly and super knowledgeable. I highly recommend her wellbeing services. read more

Reflexology Home Treatment + Adapting to COVID-19

Make a booking for tension relieving reflexology treatment in your home. Caroline Cunningham provides treatment in Carlow and Dublin. read more

Relieve tension, stress & anxiety in the comfort of your home

Relieve tension, stress and anxiety with soothing reflexology in the comfort of your home. read more

Dare to wear your authentic style – nature themed tote bags

I love colour, it’s ability to lift moods, enhancing our lives in all its displays. I am also a great appreciator of nature and in particular of trees which have been instrumental to my sustained wellbeing and recovery from burn-out in the past. My artwork read more

Each for equal, confident, empowered & authentic humans

Here I am striking the ‘each for equal’ pose to highlight the message of International Women’s Day 2020 , The #eachforequal campaign asks us to keep this message alive throughout the year to make a strong collective statement to accelerate change for gender equality. read more

Novel Coronavirus – Resources for preventing spread of this highly infectious disease

This article was first published Feb 24th 2020 in response to lack of meaningful instruction to the public from the Irish Health Service with regards to preventing the spread of novel Coronavirus. As cases of the virus started to rise in mainland Europe and people were returning read more

Check List for Preventing Cold & Flu Infections & Avoiding Epidemics

I get less colds and flu’s than I did in the past, not because of luck of the draw but because of the committment I made to self-care and mindful living. I share valuable insights here so you can achieve greater wellbeing and have more time to enjoy read more

Arty choices for your hot Valentine

Make your lover feel extra hot and special this Valentine's Day by selecting from a range of arty gifts on the theme of love. Even if you do not currently have a luscious lover stashed in the wings it's good to celebrate that which permeates us all. Love is all around us and when we open our hearts to that revitalising energy amazing things can happen in our lives. read more

Art Exhibition: From the Ocean to the Tree

Join me in the Shaw Room of Carlow Library between Tuesday October 1st and Friday 11th October (2019) to view my art exhibition entitled ‘From the Ocean to the Tree’, a celebration of the influence of nature on our capacity to feel well.   Featuring colourful tree paintings from ‘The read more

Stressed, Emotional, Sleepless and Anxious

Another sleepless night and the alarm-clock signalling time to get ready for work. Stella (not her real name) struggled to move. She loved her marketing job and the fact that it allowed her to travel, but life had become increasingly complicated lately and she was starting to feel anxious and read more

CWL TV – Featuring Carlow Artist

During an exhibition at Carlow’s award-winning restaurant, Lennons at the Visual, I was interviewed by the crew of CWLTV, a Carlow TV video production company. Owner and camera-man Pauric Brennan very generously invited me to show-off my artwork and talk about the inspiration for its creation and my plans for read more

Reaching my goal weight was great but maintaining it was more important – My Story of Weight-Loss

Contained in this article to help you with your wellbeing, is one affiliate link for a nutrient tracker resource which may offer me a small reward for its promotion. I often asked about the secret to my successful weight-loss. People tell me they have tried many read more

Carlow Creative Rising – Things are happening in Carlow

Carlow was the capital of Ireland once upon a time. You wouldn’t hear much about that nowadays. You’d be more likely to hear about the fact that Carlow had a thriving sugar factory but that too has passed. It’s a town of many features surrounded by rich agricultural land, glacial read more

Your Authentic Style could be your Business Catalyst.

I have a story to share about how I started as a solopreneur simply wanting to be my own boss, using my creative and healing talents to improve life for others. I knew nothing about marketing at that time but I could see very clearly that it was essential for read more

Carlow Arts Festival 2019 Exhibitions

Carlow Arts Festival 2019 dates are June 4th to 9th  and the festival team have a fantastic line up of creative events and exhibitions, including interactive shows, street music, theatre and even a drive-in movie. Many of the events are free thanks to the organisers and sponsors. This year the read more

Authors on Twitter – My favourites

Introducing some cool author’s who I have befriended since publishing my own books. I met them all through the Twitter platform and also connected with a few of them on additional social platforms such as Face book, Instagram or Word Press. These are authors who are dedicated to their read more

Lennons Carlow Art Exhibition March 2019

Lennon’s Carlow are exhibiting my art work in their cafe restaurant, next door to Carlow’s Visual Gallery, during the month of March 2019. You are invited to visit the restaurant to view my colourful display of tree paintings from the collection ‘The Sacred Lives of Trees’   read more

Visual Gallery Carlow for Books

The Visual Gallery in Carlow has a book shop. Did you know that? My own books are there too, amongst a fine selection of books on topics of art, local history, culture. Look out for Seven C’s to Calm – Reclaiming your Anxiety-free Self (Well-being) and The Whisperings of Nature read more

The Feng Shui of Ganga Dreaming Art

Guest Blog Testimonial thanks to Gloria Mc Breen of We are Holistic: When my husband and I bought our new home last year we were very excited indeed. It was all we ever wished for in a home for our little family. We wanted it to be filled with positivity, read more

Reflexology Pamper Party Celebration

Reflexology Pamper Party anyone? Organising a reflexology pamper party in the comfort of your own home can be a wonderful way to celebrate a special reunion of family members or friends or even as part of a special event such as your wedding day, anniversary or birthday. I have had read more

Reflexology Home Treatment for Comfort

Reflexology home treatment allows you to experience personalised therapy in the comfort of your own home. Home treatments not only allow for convenience but can be essential in situations where travel by the client is not conducive to their health and well-being. Some circumstances where reflexology home treatment has been read more

Fire on the Mountain – Algarve Portugal 2018

During the summer of 2018, Portugal’s Algarve experienced two heat waves and a fire on the mountain of Monchique. It was one of the biggest fires in the area in fifteen years. It started on a Friday, 3rd of August. I first realised there was something wrong when I came read more

Transformation – What’s that?

Have you noticed how the word ‘transformation’ gets used a lot nowadays, especially by holistic entrepreneurs? What is transformation and how can we make it happen? From my experience of transformation, it doesn’t happen overnight and it rarely happens without the support of a knowledgeable mentor, guide or therapist and read more

Authentic Hand – Hands in Art & Healing

I’m blessed with two hands. They assist me in so many things but most importantly they assist me in my work as a healing therapist and an artist.  During my studies in both of these realms I began to focus on my hands to consider their ingenuous make up and read more

Finalist in Ireland Blog Awards

Great news! My article ‘Autism – Reflexology Offers Calm’ is a finalist in Ireland Blog Awards 2018 and is listed in the category Best Business Blog Post!   Finalist – Best Blog Post – Business Category   I appreciate getting to the Finalist stage of the Blog Awards competition very read more

Digital Book Reading – The Dreaming Doors on Instagram

The Dreaming Doors is now availabe for on-line purchase both in digital format and hard-back copy.  Author Maria Lehtman invites you to her digital book reading and samples from her latest book which beautifully combines her art and poetry. Where? On Instagram! The Dreaming Doors   I am delighted read more

Three times Short-Listed Blogger in 2018!

The Ireland Blog Awards are underway once more and the 2018 short-list has just been announced! I’m excited to announce I am three times short-listed blogger!!! It’s a fantastic result and who  knows maybe I will (once again) reach the final list! The categories in which I am a short-listed read more

Electric Scooter in Algarve Portugal

I first heard of ‘E-Go Rider’ electric scooter during my Algarve Network Tour in April 2018, a week spent reaching out to the local business community. I had fallen in love with this stunning part of Portugal on my first visit and there there the dream began. I wanted to read more

Algarve Vacations or Algarve Living? Ask Michele Wolters

Have you ever thought about living in the Algarve? Or do you prefer Algarve vacations? Very often, the Algarve has enticed holiday-makers to make this place their home or even a home away from home. Michele Wolters can certainly vouch for that. She first started visiting the Algarve in 1988 read more

Being human in an age of A.I.

‘When I grow up I want to be HUMAN!’ Imagine this as the life path your child or teen would consciously consider in a rapidly developing age of artificial intelligence (A.I.). Let’s explore what is means to be human in an age of A.I. In his ‘Space Odyssey’ books (written read more

Reflexology is not supposed to be painful!

Reflexology is not supposed to be painful! . During my time as a specialist in reflexology therapy and as someone who has demonstrated my therapy at national and local events and on TV and radio, I have from time to time heard stories of people who had a negative experience read more

Reflexology not the same as Foot Massage

Reflexology is not the same as foot massage! . We are not talking ‘Pulp Ficton’ here folks! You might remember those classic lines from that popular movie where John Travolta’s character discussed the prospects of providing an ‘innocent’ foot massage for his bosses wife. Massage in the right setting and read more

Authentic Reflexology in Carvoeiro Algarve

Authentic Reflexology in Carvoeiro! As a result of my Algarve Network Tour in April 2018, I created the opportunity to return to my favourite place in the Algarve (and all of Europe) to provide my creative and wellbeing services during the summer of 2018. I am thrilled to announce read more

Summer Art Exhibition Carlow Town

Artists in Carlow are keeping the dream alive with a summer art exhibition right in the heart of the town. Every Saturday in July 2018, Carlovians and tourists will have the opportunity to view and purchase artwork produced by local artists. Thanks to artist Elwira Bernaciak for volunteering to curate read more

Meet Maria Lehtman – Author of The Dreaming Doors

The Dreaming Doors Meet Maria Lehtman, a truly inspiring Finnish author, digital designer and so much more. My regular readers will be familiar with my passion for inspiring ‘authenticity’ as a means to well-being and personal freedom.  Following the ‘Authentic Path’ is what led to my connection with Maria, who read more

The Grounding Effect of Trees for Wellbeing

Giving voice to the fact that trees nuture our wellbeing, this is the reason I created the painting collection: ‘The Sacred Lives of Trees’  A walk in the forest not only stretches our muscles or gives us an excuse to be in fresh air, we may also get a wonderful read more

Why your Corporate Environment needs Nature Art

I imagine not only the things that I create; I also imagine the places where they could bring most joy and inspiration. Imagine for example the provision of vibrant nature art for the corporate environment. How best to influence the well-being of a task-force of employees? Human being’s who give read more

The Birth of Treedom

Inspired by the powerful essence of an elderly beech tree residing in the garden of my parental home, graced by the backdrop of a majestic mountain, all gave rise to the birth of ‘Treedom’. Before I even got the idea to paint my collection of ‘The Sacred Lives of Tree’s’, read more

Art Buildings – World Favourites

What famous art buildings have inspired your travel plans? I’d like to share with you my top favourite art buildings in the world! Are any of these ART BUILDINGS on your LIST OF favouriteS? I had always wanted to visit the Taj Mahal, mostly because I am an incurable read more

Who’s your favourite artist?

Who’s your favourite artist? I asked a friend this question once and he promptly answered ‘YOU’! I loved his swift response I have to admit. But seriously, who is your favourite artist? There are many I have yet to discover but I can give you an insight into a few read more

Art Travel Inspiration

Has art inspired you to travel? Where would you recommend others to visit to see the best visual art displays? The following art travel inspiration informed my creative education (during adulthood) as I sought to discover my ‘Authentic Path’   When in Italy, a visit to the Sistine Chapel is read more

Any tips for an Eco Rider?

Life is an adventure right? And my idea of adventure could be tame compared to that of another or vice versa. Well this summer during my Algarve tour I am going to be test-driving the ‘Eco Rider’ e-Scooter (an electronic, environmentally friendly scooter). Eco-riders have arrived in the Algarve and read more

Best Beach Worst Blogger? Opps!

Travel bloggers are supposed to tell you about the best places to visit right? Well, the truth is out! I have been visiting the best beach in Europe since 2016 and I decided to keep it a secret! All to myself! Only my closest friends and family knew. And now read more

The Algarve Village Travel Adventures

Introducing ‘The Algarve Village (Where I’m From) – facebook page dedicated to highlighting my latest travel adventures, alongside supporting local businesses (PR) and providing insights into alternative lifestyles (living and working in a new country). . I am an Irish blogger who loves travel but who also likes to feel read more

Carlow Landscape Paintings

It was a trip to India in 2010 that got me thinking about Carlow landscape paintings in a deeper way. I was only starting out as an artist and had my eyes wide open to the world around me. India was incredible and having a created a collection of paintings read more

Be the first to receive my news and offers!

Inspiring your Authentic Path is my purpose and as many know already, I do this by providing services such as reflexology therapy, coaching (life/business/pr) and providing products such as artwork and books on themes of nature, travel and well-being. Email newsletters are a way for me to communicate the ways read more

Authentic Reflexology in the Algarve 2018

Imagine a relaxing and therapeutic treatment with Authentic Reflexology in the Algarve? Now is it possible and not just for people who need reflexology,  clients can avail of Authentic Path Inspiration sessions. Your therapist and mentor (Caroline Cunningham) is moving to Portugal’s sunny Algarve for the summer months of read more

Authentic Path Inspiration – Reflexology & Coaching

Having an Authentic Path Coach on board could be just the kick start you need to get going with a new career, new personal goals, new business or a new you! The right path is constantly being revealed to us once we make a decision to start to seek read more

Shaws Nationwide Artist in Carlow Arts Fest!

Shaw’s department store, in my growing-up years, ran a radio advert with the catch-phrase ‘Shaws – Almost Nationwide’. Well, since then it seems they are actually nationwide! And so it is fitting that they should display the artwork of a Nationwide artist in their windows during this year’s Carlow Arts read more

Wexford Hour – Thanks for your support!

Good fortune is something we can attract by our own good deeds and earnest work. Some experiences however, impress upon us the importance of never taking our good fortune for granted. Thats why I feel gratitude is so important. Today I express gratitude for some of the very supportive networks read more

Autism – Reflexology Offers Calm

Communication with the client is an important feature of reflexology therapy. It starts with the consultation and continues with regular check-ins as to how the client may be experiencing the therapy and what benefits they feel they have received. But what if a client cannot verbally communicate with the read more

Reflexology Treatments How Many do I Need?

A commonly asked question by my clients is ‘how many reflexology treatments do I need?’ There are a number of factors that determine the answer to this question. Reflexology is a complimentary health therapy designed to re-balance and maintain your health and well-being. I provide personalised treatment plans for clients read more

Carlow Library a Valuable Resource for Creativity & Wellbeing

Carlow town and county has a great resource in the form of it’s County Library (Tullow Street, Carlow). Formerly a Presentation Convent school, the building has been adapted to combine with the County Musuem  and Tourist Office. While the main library is bright, airy and modern, it has also retained read more

Be Authentic! My article in Womans Way Magazine

Huge thanks to Woman’s Way Magazine for granting me my first paid writer’s commission! This is my published article which tells you why I am passionate about encouraging people to ……… BE AUTHTENTIC! Authentic Path Inspiration “Have you ever told someone you love to ‘just be yourself’? Maybe you were read more

Easons Carlow for my books including Seven Cs to Calm

Eason’s book store in Carlow now stock my books, ‘The Whisperings of Nature’ (poetry) and ‘Seven C’s to Calm – Reclaiming your Anxiety-free Self’. Both books can be found in the ‘Mind Body Spirit’ section of Eason’s in Carlow’s Fairgreen Shopping Centre. ‘The Whisperings read more

Therapy Room Make-Over – Carlow Reflexology

Caroline Cunningham is a reflexology specialist providing treatments in Carlow, Dublin and areas such as Bunclody, Castledermot and Baltinglass. read more

Reflexology Balance for Fertility

Conceiving and giving birth to a baby is dream for many couples but for a variety of reasons the path to conception can require the support, guideance and expertise of medical & holistic professionals. The impact of anxiety, stress and pressure of fast-paced lives can make it difficult for mind read more

Reflexology Specialist – My Number One Therapy

Offering care, support and encouragement are at the heart of my work as a reflexology therapist, but in truth, I offer much more because I am a reflexology specialist. What I mean by that is, reflexology is my number one therapy. I am not a massage therapist, ear-candler or quantum read more

Your first Reflexology Treatment

I always set aside time for my client’s questions about reflexology when they tell me it’s their first treatment. There are three parts to this pressure-based therapy which is applied more commonly to the feet. read more

Top Three Most Popular Limited Editions

I have noticed that some of my art pieces instantly resonate with an art buyer, whilst other choices are made after moments of consideration. I love when both of these situations happen as it takes confidence to make these choices independently of the opinions of others. It can be useful read more

Reflexology covered by Health Insurance!

Many people with health insurance are not aware that they have cover for reflexology therapy and that they are missing out on this valuable health and wellbeing benefit. The fact Irish Health Insurers cover reflexology, in my view, adds to the credibility of the effectiveness of the therapy. read more

Dreaming Doors – A Nordic Collaboration

An interesting collaboration with Nordic digital artist and poet Maria Lehtman is already underway! Maria was one of the first people to order a copy of my poetry book via my on-line shop. ‘The Whisperings of Nature’ was my first book ever to be published and it was such a read more

Join us in Wexford Hour – February 6th 2018

Thanks to Wexford Hour (aka @WexfordHour on Twitter) for the wonderful prize of sponsorship. I am a regular networker in general and particularly like the support I receive in twitter groups such as #WexfordHour and others. All are welcome to join in the conversation amongst like-minded entrepreneurs who are read more

Simple On-Line Shopping Guide for Books & Art Gifts

To make life easier for those of you with busy lives, I created this ‘snapshot’ of  pricing via my on-line shop.   These are just guideline prices to make it easier for you to choose if you have a particular ‘spend amount’ in mind.   Books: You have the option read more

Lifestyle Gifts with a touch of Cunningham Creativity

Shopping on-line is versatile and easy at my Fine Art America gallery shop. You can browse and make your purchase in the comfort of your own home or while enjoying your coffee break in your favourite cafe. If there’s a birthday gift you need or special celebration on the horizon, read more

Behind the Scenes on Nationwide (RTE TV)

I got the call on a Tuesday. In fact I got a number of calls that day, but since I was busy show-casing reflexology at a network event I missed all of them! It was much later that I listened back to the messages from at least three different numbers read more

Becoming an Indie – Self Published Author

In 2017, I officially became an author and that gives me a great sense of achievement. I am very proud to be a self-published, ‘Indie’ author of a book of nature poems and a self-care book to help people who suffer with anxiety. The way I see it, life is read more

As seen on RTE’s Nationwide T V

My book ‘Seven C’s to Calm – Reclaiming your anxiety-free self’, has received a lot of interest from far and near. In October 2017 I received an urgent call from RTE Nationwide reporter Helen Mc Inerney inviting me to go on national TV (Ireland) to discuss the topic of anxiety. read more

These Fab People Reviewed My Books!

I published my first book in April 2017 and in less than one month I had already received some amazing reviews from fellow bloggers in the health and wellness industry. The Whisperings of Nature is a book of poetry inspired by nature, offering comfort, wisdom and inspiration to fellow lovers read more

Return of the Sacred Trees – VIDEO TOUR

Theres just no imaginable excuse for missing out on my last tour of The Sacred Lives of Trees collection at Art Bank. Because I made THIS VIDEO especially for you to enjoy (: What do you think? Like it? My visitors books is the comments section below. It would read more

The Tension of Anxiety – Seven Cs to Calm

Consider for a moment that you are holding the delicate stem of a flowering plant between your thumb and index finger. What will happen as you apply pressure to the stem, squeezing it slowly between your fingers? As you apply more pressure (tension), you will notice the crushing of the read more

Darker Days and The In Between – Art

Daylight dwindles in the Northern Hemisphere at the approach of winter. It is especially noticeable as our planet revolves from November to December. It’s a time of year that gives some people cause for despair as we plunge into darkness and the cold damp air that is a hallmark of read more

Art Gifts & Books for Christmas & All occasions

Especially for the person who buys the most thoughtful gifts for others for occasions such as Christmas, birthdays and anniversaries. And for the person who likes to surround themselves with colour and comforting nature inspiration. My artwork and books allow you choice and variety of unique, creative gift ideas for read more

Amazon & Book Depository stocking Seven Cs to Calm

Available on Amazon, The Book Depository and major on-line book stores, ‘Seven C’s to Calm – Reclaiming your Anxiety-free Self’ is now accessible world-wide! I have already had one enquiry about a translation to Turkish! Now more than ever, it is important that we seek support to deal with read more

The Bankers Office – Art Exhibition

Art Bank Bunclody (Co. Wexford),  is my second most favourite incubation centre for my creative projects. It is important that art should be seen in the most suitable space. Since my art work is inspired by the simplicity and authenticity of nature, it is fitting that my work should be read more

This is Anxiety – Seek Support Today

The business network event was soon to start as Karen entered the busy conference room. I heard her say hello to a one or two people behind me, who were obviously familiar to her. She politely excused herself as she passed through the row of seats and sat next to read more

The Men in the Tree!

‘Who are in the men in tree?’ I was asked this question by two of my friends at the end of a busy exhibition opening night at Carlow Library. I was puzzled. They brought me over to the painting to which they were referring, it was ‘Treedom Series 3′! The read more

The New Sacred Lives of Trees – Paintings

‘The Sacred Lives of Trees’ is the collection of paintings created in 2016 to coincide with my rebrand launch during that same year. I am an artist who is committed to putting nature and simplicity centre stage along my path to authenticity. Through my use of tree’s in my artwork read more

Top 3 reasons to choose Authentic Reflexology

Searching for the right therapy and therapist takes time. I’d like to help you make the best choice for you. Reflexology is the application of pressure to specific points of the feet in order to relieve tension, improve circulation and bring balance to body and mind. The pressure can be read more

What My Readers Say about Seven C’s to Calm

‘Seven C’s to Calm – Reclaiming your Anxiety-free Self’ is a simple guide which has been created to guide you on your journey towards a calmer and more capable version of yourself. Anxiety (including panic attacks) can have such a negative impact in our lives and can prevent us from reaching read more

2017 My Year Of Books!

Rome was not built in a day and neither were the foundations of my creative development. In 1999, I succumbed to internal turmoil in my life and quit my teaching career. I was a Science Graduate doing her best to live life according to the expectations which society seemed to read more

Steady yourself with Reflexology – Balance Therapy

Long before I trained in reflexology, I became aware of the balancing effects of this natural therapy. I was lucky to find a very astute therapist who provided a secure, serene space. Here I could succumb to the effects of varying pressure on reflex points on my feet, which melted read more

Seven C’s to Calm on BookLine Radio

Thank you to Teresa Quinn of Book Line on Liffey Sound 96.4 FM for having me on air for a live interview about my latest book ‘Seven C’s to Calm-Reclaiming your Anxiety-free Self’ Click to Listen Back to Interview Many people suffer silently with anxiety, whicch can result in limiting read more

Seven C’s to Calm – Book – Self Care in Anxiety

Many of us are struggling on a daily basis (often in silence) with the torment and discomfort of anxiety. Anxiety robs us of our energy and joy. I know because I am someone who has been affected by anxiety in the past. I have even experienced panic attacks which were read more

FREE eBook – Leave Anxiety behind – Prepare for Calm

Anxiety robs us of calm and limits the potential of who we truly can be. Author and therapist Caroline Cunningham presents you with her FREE eBook ‘Preparing for Calm – The Seven C’s Plan’. Here you will find support and encouragement for reclaiming your anxiety-free or authentic self. Caroline provides read more

Nerve Reflexology for Pain Relief

Reflexology or ‘zone pressure’ therapy (as developed and applied by Dr. William Fitzgerald in the late 1880’s and early 1900’s), was used to affect local anaesthetic while Dr. Fitzgerald performed minor surgery for his patients. This is quite significant to note and while perhaps not the most common use of read more

World Reflexology Week 2017

World Reflexology Week celebrates the continued advancement and recognition of reflexology as an effective holistic therapy globally. Reflexology therapists and associations around our planet will be hosting free workshops and assisting at charity events in order to raise the awareness of our therapy. Reflexology as we know it in modern read more

Autumn Leaves & Dreams – Carlow Creative Event

My incubation centre for all my creative offerings! This is how I describe the Shaw Room in Carlow County Library. I am blessed to have this space provided by my local library. I reckon it’s the envy of creative’s in other counties. ‘Autumn Leaves and Dreams’ or ‘Duilleoga agus Aislingi read more

The Fishermans Mother – Look at me now!

National Gallery of Ireland This summer I was reunited with a dear old friend, from the days when I used to work in ‘corporate-world’. Only she had the ability to ignite my imagination and lift me from an environment that wasn’t suited to my sensitivities. A cramped office, surrounded by read more

Art Bank Antics & Exhibition

Joy! That’s the most apt word that describes all visits to Art Bank Bunclody in Co. Wexford. I’m proud to exhibit amongst the variety of talented artists on display in the latest ‘Solstice’ themed exhibition which officially opened July 21st and continues until August 23rd 2017. Inclusivity and community are read more

Calling out Anxiety for what it is!

If you suffer from anxiety it is quite likely that along with the discomfort of the anxiety itself, you have also been working hard to keep your angst top secret. In this hectic competitive world of ours, we do all we can to keep the bright side out, look our read more

The Best Deal For You – Books

‘The Whisperings of Nature’ is the first book I have ever published and I am thrilled to say that it is being well received by many readers both in Ireland and other parts of the world such as USA, UK and more recently Finland! Having received already, two book reviews read more

Fine Framers Art Exhibition Summer 2017

Have you been to Fine Framers Carlow this summer? Currently my artwork is on display there. It was really awesome to be one of the first local artists to be invited to exhibit as part of a new initiative at their stunning store at the business park, on the Wexford read more

Book Reviews for The Whisperings of Nature

It’s a simple book of poetry inspired by Nature and already it has received  reviews from fellow bloggers Krystal Long (Krystals Journal) and Gloria Mc Breen (We Are Holistic). I have not yet had the pleasure of meeting these two inspirational women in person but having found each other through read more

Almost Nationwide – Shaws Carlow – Art Festival

I used to love that advert on the radio a few years back which announced ‘Shaws! Almost nationwide!’In some giddy banter with a friend, while we play-acted a scenario of an emigrant Carlovian asking about things back home, a question posed was ‘tell me this….did Shaws ever make it nationwide?’ read more

Art Prints – any size – any budget – you choose!

It’s nice to have choice and that’s why lovers of my artwork have plenty of options when it comes to price, size and variety of art work which I offer. Unlike my limited edition prints, which are a set size, visitors to my online shop at Fine Art America gallery read more

Enterprise Village Carlow – May 2017

Carlow’s Enterprise Village took place on Sunday May 28th 2017 at Carlow Woodford Dolmen Hotel sponsored by Bank of Ireland. This was an opportunity to showcase my art prints and recently launched poetry book and my reflexology therapy. Prizes were offered for those who entered my competition on the day! read more

Business SOS for On-Line Art Sales

It was busy as usual taking part in the popular twitter hour #womensinspire along with lots of other female entrepreneurs. That’s where I first connected with Michelle Mc Loughlin who was the featured business that night using her hashtag #businessSOS. Michelle was promoting her new business ‘Train With Us’ and read more

Lovers of Art, Poetry, Books and Well-Being

My first ever book launch attracted kind, positive and interesting people from Carlow county and beyond. I am grateful to all who supported me during my first book launch. There were people who called to view my art work and buy my book. Lots of people in my business community read more

Trees of the Golden Dawn Story

Walking amongst trees in the early hours of a spring morning, have you experienced the golden light of dawn streaming through the branches with their newly grown canopy of leaves? In Ireland, we especially embrace the sun’s golden rays and the lengthening of days as we emerge from the darkness read more

The Story of The In Between

There are places in Nature where I have experienced the feeling of stepping into another world. I have temporarily left the hum-drum world and entered an ‘in-between’ space where the ‘busy-busy’ dissolves into being still. In this ‘in-between’ place, I become acutely aware of the presence of the trees and read more

Loves Light Upon Us – The Story

Childhood memories have a way of nudging us to return to those special places now enshrined in faded photographs. This was my curiosity for making a trip to Glengarriff in West Cork some years ago. It’s an area steeped in beauty, with a tropical micro-climate favouring trees and plants not read more

Book of Nature Poems – Wisdom, Comfort and Inspiration

Poetry Book – Inspired by Nature Nature has been my comforter and teacher ever since I can remember. Being inspired to write came naturally but the courage to share my words came much later in life. I’m sure I am not alone in this regard, sharing personal thoughts and creations read more

Amongst Trees – A Lesson in Living Gracefully

Photography Caroline Cunningham It’s got a lot to do with shape and movement of the lines, that thing that captures my imagination when I observe the beauty of trees. It’s like reading body language. The twists and turns or the stretching out of tall exuberant branches, there’s a story in read more

The Moment of Break True

The year was 1999, my moment of Break True had arrived. The signs should have been obvious, but I simply hadn’t a clue about mindfulness or  self-care back then. Mental health was still a taboo topic. I was burning out fast in my teaching career. I was over-working, trying to read more

The Whisperings of Nature – Book Launch

My first ever book launch coincided with an exhibition of my latest paintings at Carlow Library during April 2017. ‘The Whisperings of Nature’ is a collection of 15 Nature inspired poems. Walks along beaches, time spent in forests, moon-gazing from city roof-tops and far away travels have provided inspiration read more

Ganga Dreaming – The Call Of India

A life-changing travel experience, has this been a feature of your life’s journey? One such experience was my visit to India as we entered the year 2010. India accosted my senses from every angle and compelled me to go with its helter-skelter flow. I returned home with a clearer sense read more

A Visit To Fine Framers Carlow

From ‘The Sacred Lives Of Trees’ art collection  ‘Loves Light Upon Us’ is the most popular of my limited edition prints. They are readily available, unframed, via my website and come with a certificate of authenticity and are numbered and signed. On this occasion, I am collecting a framed version read more

Art Bank Featuring Art of Caroline Cunningham

I always enjoy my visit to Art Bank in Bunclody, Co. Wexford. Today was especially great. I arrived unexpectedly with my limited edition prints and greetings cards and the reaction to my work was electric. This is a very arty and eclectic group of people who just love having read more

The Chosen Ones – Those Sacred Trees

The Sacred Tree   It’s a curious thing for an artist, when all the work is done, to find out which paintings will be most admired, chosen and cherished. During my exhibition featuring ‘The Sacred Lives Of Trees’ collection, the paintings that received the most admiration were ‘Treedom’, ‘Evening Tide’, read more

That Day In The Forest

Foggy Trees – Caroline Cunningham Artist I remember well that day in the forest! One week before my most ambitious outing as artist and my biggest collection of paintings created under the theme ‘The Sacred Lives Of Trees’. Who knew who would come? Who knew the sentiments they would be read more

The Ones – Meet the Sacred Trees

One dream, one leap of faith, inspired by the sacred wisdom inherent in trees and one truly grateful artist who now looks back at the success that is The Sacred Lives of Trees. The Sacred Lives of Trees exhibition took place at Carlow Library in winter of 2016. People said read more

The Sacred Trees Are Coming

‘The Sacred Lives Of Trees’ exhibition was just an idea during december 2015. I knew I had to do it, but I had one BIG concern, it would involve a huge time and financial investment and as a relatively unknown emerging artist, I was unsure as to who would come read more

Astonomy In Ireland And Peru

BEST SUMMER OF ASTRONOMY EVER! This was the title of my article published in a 2012 edition of ‘Astronomy Ireland Magazine’ and you can read it here: Nazca Lines – Peru This has to be my best summer of astronomy ever. Shaking hands with the inimitable Dr Rolf-Dieter Heuer (DG read more

The Whisperings Of Nature

I used to be the type who wrote poetry and hid it under my bed. That has all changed dramatically. My travels in Peru have had a huge impact on my desire to write and share my stories with the world. Peru has given me a novel and also prompted read more

Mind The Gap

‘Mind The Gap’ painting and its accompanying poem, were commissioned in March 2015, a few days prior to the celebration of Irelands Patron Saint. St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated by the Irish and their descendants world-wide. The Carlow Association of New York invited its London counterpart to join them in the read more

Indian Heart-Way

A Journey Through The Heart Of India Via The Heart Of The Journey Maker The Indian Heart-Way Collection was birthed into reality after a profound life changing trip through the north of India, crossing the country by river-boat, train, public bus, autotaxi, camel and jeep. These are treasured memories you read more

The Leap of Faith

It’s amazing what can happen when you take a leap of faith! That’s what I did during August 2016. Months before, I followed my heart to create a collection of paintings entitled ‘The Sacred Lives Of Trees’. Having a plan of execution to complete the collection of 20 paintings was read more

The Sacred Lives Of Trees

INTRODUDING THE SACRED LIVES OF TREES Reminiscent of dancers, great warriors and benevolent souls, trees are the visible evidence of how the invisible forces of Nature (Earth and the Heavens) lend shape and character to our being. Loves Light Upon Us   The Sacred Lives Of Trees collection was launched read more

She Swam With Turtles And I Gained A Super Hero

She Swam With Turtles And I Gained A Super Hero She virtually tapped my shoulder and whispered Caroline, come over to my group and post your articles there. So, I joined Seniorpreneurs Ireland a facebook group that has become so popular that entrepreneurs of all ages, genders and countries are read more

Pure Thinking Portraits

In the lead up to Carlow Art Festival in 2015, a group of artists came together under the banner of Pure Thinking community for a project with a very special theme. They set about drawing larger than life portraits of their chosen inspirational Carlow people for display on the exterior read more

I always wanted to meet an Alchemist

I always wanted to meet an Alchemist! So, imagine my curiosity when I encounter one who not only wants to support my artistic endeavours but who’s journey has uncanny resemblances to my own. It was a goose-bump moment when Trevor Lorkings, astutely noted that we both shared a connection with read more

5 Steps To Becoming A Robot – Is this happening to you?

Imagine a mechanical society with no thinking or feeling, everyone rushing about on automatic pilot, elbowing out of the way anything that appears on the horizon that doesn’t match in with this preferred mode of existence. Would you be happy with this? Do you think it is already happening on read more

Hanne Marquardt Reflexotherapy

What is Reflexotherapy of the feet and who is Hanne Marquardt? Thanks to my studies of the history of reflexology, I already knew that Hanne Marquardt has played a key role in it’s research and development. In the summer of 2014, I enroled in a workshop to discover more about read more

40 Case Studies

Before I became a qualified reflexology therapist, I was a fan. It was my treatment of choice for specific purposes. In a metaphorical sense, our feet are instrumental in moving us forward, I was committed to moving forward in a healthier way. During my training as a therapist, I was read more

Authentic In Peru

Ollantaytambo, Sacred Valley, Peru We owe much to our ancestors, especially the traditions that have survived and evolved into artful healing therapies. People of the ancient cultures practiced healing therapies, accumulating knowledge based on observation, practice and wisdom passed through generations. Seeking a stronger connection to this past, I have read more