The Wild Atlantic Way – A New Year Walk on Carrickfin Beach

“Walking is a man’s best medicine.”                                              Hippocrates Watching the Daisies Virtual Walking Festival I feel blessed to live in Donegal, an area of outstanding natural beauty on The Wild Atlantic Way. http://www.wildatlanticway.com “Watching the Daisies Virtual Walking Festival” […]

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The Gift of Time

I took a month off from blogging and social media over Christmas, And I embraced the gift of TIME. My dear aunt Peggy was nearing the end of her TIME on this good Earth, Thus I was able to spend precious quiet TIME by her bedside. The last of a family of eleven, She passed away peacefully, aged 94 years […]

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The Angel Healing Room

The Angel Healing Room is one of my favourite creative visualizations. I am re-blogging it today for Self Care September.  You will need to set aside around 30 minutes, with no interruptions from people, pets, mobile phones… Sit or lie in a comfortable position, Close your eyes, Set an intention for your healing needs to be met, Imagine yourself walking towards a […]

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Walking the Wild Atlantic Way

Mullaghderg Beach “The Wild Atlantic Way” is a tourist initiative offering visitors stunning drives, walks, diving, fishing, bird watching, historical sites, Irish culture and a very warm welcome. “Walking the Wild Atlantic Way” was one of my first blog posts. I am sharing it again for Self Care September. In 2010, I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia and possibly rheumatoid arthritis, a […]

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The Rock

The Cross atop The Rock at Kerrytown On 11 January 1939, The Virgin Mary appeared on top of a rocky outcrop in Kerrytown, Co. Donegal, to Teresa Ward aged 15. Her sister Mary aged 19, had accompanied her outside but was inside an outhouse when Teresa first witnessed the vision. Mary thought Teresa was play acting at first but she […]

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This Too Shall Pass

On Friday my sister passed away after a relatively short illness. It was a very powerful reminder of how fragile life can be… I wrote this poem several years ago, seated beneath a giant bell that faces a local graveyard. For Whom The Bell Tolls Seagulls scream overhead, Above the mighty bell, While Inis Caorach lies silent, Between two stone […]

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Colour Your Day

I share LOTS of self healing tools in my memoir  “Watching the Daisies” This is one of my favourites: I ALWAYS begin my day with a colour visualisation; I have done so for many years and I find it helps me stay centred through the good times and the not so good. I begin by closing my eyes and sitting or lying with my spine straight. I […]

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