Europa Donna Ireland, the Irish Breast Cancer Campaign, is holding a free talk by breast cancer blogger Marie Ennis on How to be your own health advocate tonight at 7pm in The Central Hotel, Exchequer Street, Dublin. Booking on tel: 087 6383609.
World Mental Health Day events tomorrow include a seminar on Promoting Mental Health and Psychological Wellbeing, 4pm-7pm at The Pavilion, University of Limerick (booking on psychological society.ie) and West Cork Mental Health Forum art and music workshops, performances and documentaries, 11am-3pm in the West Lodge Hotel, Bantry, Co Cork (bookings on 086-8126324).
Dr Norman Rosenthal, American psychiatrist, author and researcher, will speak on Transcendental Meditation and Healing on Thursday at 7.30pm in the Clyde Court Hotel (formerly the Berkeley Court Hotel), Ballsbridge, Dublin. Admission is €10. Meanwhile, meditation teacher Catherine Ingrams is holding Dharma Dialogues on Friday and Saturday from 7.30pm-9pm at 27 South William St, Dublin. See seminars.ie
Alexander Technique teacher Richard Brennan has launched a petition to improve school chairs on alexander.ie/chairscampaign. Alexander Technique teacher Niall Kelly links up with chanting meditation teacher Marsha Eger for a workshop exploring body, mind and spirit in Glenstal Abbey, Murroe, Co Limerick on Saturday from 10am-5pm. Cost €75. Bookings on 087 1845370. Also free talks and demonstrations on Alexander Technique this week. See alexander techniqueireland.com
Cork University Maternity Hospital is holding its annual ecumenical Service of Remembrance for parents and families who have experienced pregnancy or infant loss on Sunday at 4pm in the Sacred Heart Church, Western Road, Cork. Tel: 021 4920500
Guru Dev Singh, an acclaimed teacher of Sat Nam Rasayanan healing, will give a two-day workshop on deep meditative practice at the Burlington Hotel, Dublin, on October 13th and 14th. See satnamrasayan.ie