Donegal has bathed in six weeks of glorious sunshine so far this summer – such a joy after a long and dreary winter. I have visited the beach as often as possible. Indeed, I have even been SWIMMMING – the sea has been so much warmer… It seems timely to re-post “Put on your SPF” … More Put on your SPF!
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 … More Creating New Opportunities
I am taking a two week break from blogging to rest and restore. Wishing you all a very happy Easter.
A little switch turns on in my brain every year, somewhere around the end of February. It seems to occur when the days lengthen and my body soaks up the extra light. Indeed, I become a different person! S.A.D. or Seasonal Affective Disorder I am one of millions of people who suffer from S.A.D or … More S.A.D. – Seasonal Affective Disorder
Following my Heart In 1985, I began to follow my heart instead of my head, and my life changed dramatically. I had been working in a life assurance office for 13 years, earning a fantastic salary in the Actuarial and Life Underwriting Departments. However, I was becoming increasingly depressed. I sought help from a highly … More Colour, Crystals and Aura Readings
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
My mother was an excellent cook and she always baked on Saturdays. Although our 1960’s kitchen was small and lacking in modern style worktops, the twin tub washing machine cover, the flap of the 60’s dresser and the top of the fridge were transformed into baking tables. Mum taught my three younger sisters and … More The Healing Power of Baking
I booked a holiday to Egypt in September 1997 – my first solo vacation. Although I knew very little about Egypt or its history before my trip, I learned a HUGE amount in the space of two weeks. The first week was spent cruising the Nile, and viewing a number of ancient sites including the … More First Learn to Love Thyself
Kim from I Tripped Over A Stone blogs about her journey with Fibromyalgia. She recently participated in a challenge, designed to let you know a little more about the person behind the illness. You can read her post HERE I decided to take up the challenge, as someone who is healing from Fibromyalgia: Four … More You Behind The Illness – Told in Fours
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 … More This Too Shall Pass