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Miriam Kerins Hussey urges wellbeing among businesswomen

Pictured are Miriam Kerins Hussey, Mary Killeen Fitzgerald, Senior Enterprise Development Officer with Catriona Ní Dhonnchú, Network Ireland Limerick President and Petrina Hayes, Network Ireland Limerick Vice President. Picture:

Miriam Kerins Hussey urges businesswomen to focus on wellbeing at Network Ireland Limerick event

Personal and professional success is more attainable if people focus on integrated wellness.  That was according to Miriam Kerins Hussey, the guest speaker at a Network Ireland Limerick event which took place at the Savoy Hotel, Limerick. The co-founder of The Awakening, Ms. Kerins Hussey is a qualified pharmacist with a passion for Integrative Health and Wellbeing.

During the talk, which was organised in association with LEO Limerick, she explained the concept of integrated wellness, encouraging participants to look at not just their diet and fitness, but at all aspects of the self to help them achieve true wellness and success. She went on to share several tips on energy management, reducing stress, promoting better sleep patterns.



Ms. Kerins Hussey said, “In the world, we live in, with so much chaos and distraction, we can lose ourselves in it and forget the importance of our health and well-being. Everyone is so hectic and being busy is almost a badge of honour, but busy is the enemy of excellence and performance. If you want to be the best version of yourself, you have to be well to bring your passion, energy and focus to your home, family, working lives. We create our future by the way we live our life today.”

After 10 years as a pharmacist, Miriam left to train as an Integrated Health, Wellness, and Nutritional coach, focusing on holistic nutrition, mind-body connection, and emotional wellness. Miriam is also a renowned Yoga instructor, Holistic Healing Practitioner, an international keynote speaker, and facilitator both in the corporate workspace and with individual clients.

Catriona O’Donoghue, President of Network Ireland Limerick, said, “We had a fantastic response to this event, it was very popular which shows that well-being is high on the agenda for so many working professionals. We all know that working in an ‘always on’ mode isn’t sustainable. So it was great that Miriam was able to share some simple yet highly effective positive habits that we can develop on a day to 

Network Ireland Limerick provides a forum where women in business, the professions, and the Arts can exchange business ideas and increase their business contacts. It encourages women to achieve more satisfying careers and promotes women as worthy contributors to the Irish economy. Network Ireland Limerick is a branch of Network Ireland, a national organisation driving the personal and professional development of women with almost 1000 members, across 15 branches nationwide.

Network Ireland Limerick holds monthly networking meetings where a guest speaker is invited to educate, inform and entertain on topics of interest to women. Members can develop and pool their individual skills through interaction with other women in a supportive environment which offers, training, mentoring and an opportunity for women who call on other members with specialist expertise for help. It also provides a forum for established women to develop professional and social contacts. The Local Enterprise Offices in Limerick sponsor network Ireland Limerick. The Local Enterprise Office is the First Stop Shop for anyone seeking information and support on starting or growing a business in Ireland.  For further information please visit

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