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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Happy Holidays

Wishing you all a very happy and healthy holiday season, and an abundance of blessings for 2019. I am taking time out to rest and restore, and I shall be posting again from 16 January. Many, many thanks for your support and friendship throughout the year. It means such a lot to me. Brigid P. Gallagher is a retired natural […]

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Self Care Staycation

I have been posting throughout September on Self Care. Heeding my own advice, I am going on staycation and will be back blogging on 17 October. Brigid P. Gallagher is a retired natural medicines therapist, passionate organic gardener and author of “Watching the Daisies- Life lessons on the Importance of Slow,” a holistic memoir dedicated to the art of mindfulness and […]

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Creating New Opportunities

Easter Retreat I am so thankful for my two week Easter Retreat. It has restored my Body, Mind and Spirit. Indeed, lots of new ideas for blog posts, marketing and book ideas are emerging from my subconscious. Withdrawal During the first week of my retreat, I had very definite withdrawal symptoms from my blogging and social media schedule. It was […]

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Blogging and Balance

Blogging is not for the fainthearted; it takes real commitment and many hours spent at a computer to create blog posts, comment on other blogs, reply to comments, create bonds with new followers… It is also rather addictive! Finding a balance between real life and blogging takes quite a bit of fine tuning… My own self care continues to be a […]

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On the Beach

Cloudy skies  I purchased a little, open fronted beach tent two summers ago; it has been such a blessing – I can now spend quality time by the seaside in inclement weather. The beach called me last Wednesday, so I packed my tent and a picnic, before heading out to a quiet cove. A few clouds graced the Donegal skies:   Inside my beach tent Then the […]

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Shingles

April 12 I have an aching in the right side of my abdomen today. After my usual bedtime bath, I notice a rash of red spots on my tummy and my right side. It stings a little. I am thankful that somewhere in my consciousness, I recognise the rash as the first signs of shingles or herpes varicella – zoster […]

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Stopping the World

A HUGE “Thank you” to everyone who sent kind messages after my post Time Out  I really appreciate your support. I envisaged taking a few days out, but my Spirit needed longer… I travelled back to my father’s death back in 1995 from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma – a terrible disease that ravaged his poor body, settling in his bones and causing him immense pain […]

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