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 … More Self Care Staycation

New Beginnings

If you were inspired to clear out clutter after my post Letting Go of Clutter, you may find this post helpful for the next stage of your healing journey. Your front door is the entrance for positive energy or CHI into your home. Imagine you are seeing it for the first time. What impression does it give ? … More New Beginnings

Dr Bach Flower Essences to the Rescue

“Dr Bach Flower Essences to the Rescue” is another re-blog for “Self Care September.”  Dr Bach Rescue Remedy is sold in high street chemists and health stores worldwide, endorsed by many for reducing stress and anxiety, aiding sleep, exam nerves … But, did you know that its creator – Dr Edward Bach died back in 1936? He was a doctor … More Dr Bach Flower Essences to the Rescue

My Top Twelve Tips for Healing Insomnia

Does fibromyalgia cause insomnia or does insomnia cause fibromyalgia?  I do not have a definitive answer. However, I do know that insomnia can wreak havoc on health and well being. I first succumbed to fibromyalgia in 2003, and insomnia took hold of my life for seven long years. 15 years later, my lifestyle has completely changed and … More My Top Twelve Tips for Healing Insomnia

10 Tips for Living with Fibromyalgia or Another Life Changing Illness

  In 2010, I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia, a chronic condition that affects millions of people around the globe. The majority of them are women. As yet, there is no cure. I had enjoyed a successful career as a natural medicines therapist and teacher, but fibromyalgia forced me to stop working for 2 years, reassess … More 10 Tips for Living with Fibromyalgia or Another Life Changing Illness