Easter Retreat

I am taking a two week break from blogging to rest and restore. Wishing you all a very happy Easter.

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

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 … More This Too Shall Pass

Artist’s Dates

Today’s excerpt from my memoir “Watching the Daisies- Life Lessons on the Importance of Slow”, recounts how I found my voice, after reading Julia Cameron’s book “The Artist’s Way”. “One of the many books I read around this time was Julia Cameron’s “The Artist’s Way.” Julia suggested a series of writing and other creative exercises designed … More Artist’s Dates