Falling is not the problem – its how you get up counts
Recently I fell down – hard. I lay face down, in the car park. The intense, searing heat of pain filled my body and my mind. There was no room for thought.
Then slowly, as the minutes ticked by and shock had subsided a little, I thought – “at some point I must get up!” I still don’t know how I got up – but I did!
I drove home and contacted my niece, Jenny, just 15 minutes away, and as I was in no way able to go shopping, I asked her to bring me a few groceries. She arrived with the groceries and two bunches of flowers, and said …
“Auntie Rosie - the first bunch is to say sorry you fell down..
And the second bunch is to say “Congratulations! You got up!”
We all fall – sometimes physically, but probably more often, emotionally. In fact, if we’re living a ‘good and brave’ life, at sometime, we’re bound to fall down.
Jenny also (very sternly) reminded me that when we're in a crisis, we have to recongise that we need help.
Not only did I need physical help, I needed emotional help too, and I naturally reached for my beloved Remedies.
Falling down is not the problem – it is how we get up that matters. This blog is about how the Bach Flower Remedies can help you get up again. And that is when the Bach Flowers remedies can help tremendously.
The thought of ‘getting back up’ can be scary – apart from the pain involved – there’s a major fear of failure. Facing the hurt and the humiliation is pain enough!
But don’t let a fall be the end of your journey.
You too can get up again.
And to help you get back up again, I’ve given you a few Bach Remedy suggestions to help you get back up when you fall (physically, mentally or emotionally).
As I’m sure you know, I started taking Rescue Remedy straight away. 2 drops in my tea – and then 2 drops in my water, to sip frequently. And I took it for hours. Even four hours after falling, I could still feel the shock waves trembling through my body. Star of Bethlehem is the remedy (in Rescue) that did its good work on healing my shock and ‘sticking’ me back together.
When unfortunate things happen in life, we’re often inclined to look to ‘blame’ someone or something. There are only two places where we can lay blame – and that is with ourselves or with others.
If you feel that you’re been treated unfairly and you can’t do anything about it, then Willow will heal your feelings of resentment at being treated badly and get you quickly back on track.
It’s so easy to blame ourselves when things don’t go well. “I should have seen that. I could have gone the other way. What a stupid thing to do!”. If this is your ‘self-talk’ then you’ll recognise it. If it isn’t, you can probably recognise it in one of family or friends.
If this is how you feel – then Pine will bring you a new perspective.
Whether you’ve had a bad fall as I had, or whether it’s a smaller fall, all falls (emotional falls too) shake us up and we loose confidence. Larch is the self-confidence remedy and will make a tremendous difference to you deal with life after your fall.
This is a brilliant remedy to help with anxieties. If you know what makes you anxious, (for example going out again after your fall), then Mimulus will sooth your anxieties, and together with Larch, bruises aside, you’ll be as right-as-rain in a few days.
There are 38 remedies in the Bach Flower healing system. Each remedy is like a mini personality with different characteristics. We’re emotional beings and we always feel several feelings at once. So its natural to need more than one remedy at a time.
I've chosen remedies that could help you to get back up again, after any ‘fall’.
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Over to you
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Sorry that you had such a nasty fall Rose but thank goodness for the Bach remedies and thank you for your insights too – clearly explained as ever.
Hello Sheila. Thank you. On yes. Thank goodness Rescue was close to hand. It always is. And of course all the other remedies too made a world of difference. Thank you for your kind words. I’m glad you found the blog helpful. Take care. Rose.
Rose! Im sorry you had a fall. I’m glad to read you got back up and able to write this article !! Hope you have a speedy recovery 😉
Hello Georgia. Thank you for your kind words. Every day brings me a step closer to be fully back to work again. I hope all is well over there. Take care. Rose.
Thank you Rose for some special insights both into the flower remedies and the secret of two bunches of flowers – how beautiful! My good wishes for your onward recovery.
Hello Marion. Thank you for your kind words. My niece is wonderful – and as you gathered, always positive. To here being negative is “not an option”. 🙂
Thank you for your good wishes. I’m well on the way to being back into full swing again. Take care. Rose
thank you for this article Rose. what is that word – resilience?
Hello Krishna. Thank you for your comment. Yes, I think resilience is a good word. However, there was no one around to help me up – so I had to get up! 🙂 But the determination to get up and get better is so important. I hope all is well with you. Take care. Rose
I fell a few times over the course of about a year – in the house. Joe dragged me till I got to my low bed & I was able to get up on my feet. I’ve got to keep Rescue Remedy handy – at the time (s) I forgot it. Thanks for your story. Phyllis
Hello Phyllis. So sorry to hear about your falls. Once is bad enough – but several times is not good. I hope you’re alright now and steady on your feet? Definitely keep Rescue Remedy handy. I never leave home without it! Take care. love Rose
Thanks Rose. I would like to add gentian too.
Hello Anil. Thank you for your suggestion. I agree. I did try it, but, unfortunately, it didn’t help me at all.
When I write the blogs, I try not to make them like a ‘complete consultation’, I just make some suggestions “to get you started” . The object of the blogs is to help others to heal and experience the power of the remedies and also to encourage further study.
I also don’t like suggesting remedies without some sort of consultation – so I generally only chose 3-4 obvious remedies. And that’s what I did here. If it had been a consultation, I might have given Gentian, if I saw the Gentian state. Thank you for your loyal support Anil. Take care Rose
So sorry to know that you fell down but very glad to know you were able to get up and be even more strong with Bach flower essences. Your niece Jenny is so thoughtful and kind just as you had explained me about her. Take Care, Rose and wish you a speedy recovery.
Thank you Mohini for your concern about my fall. All is (very nearly) well, and so I’m back at work again now. My niece is lovely, and just like her father (my brother) and I has a wonderful philosophy on life. thank you once again for your kind thoughts. Enjoy your studies. Rose
I think I would’ve had a little brandy 🤫
Pleased to hear you’re well and back on your feet again Rose. Lucky to have your niece nearby too. Take care x
Hello Sharon. Good idea. But the brandy came in 2 drops with Rescue Remedy. I had no other brandy to hand, but I did have a glass of wine!
Thank you. All is well and I’m almost rushing around as ‘normal’. My niece is a darling and I was exceedlying grateful for her help. And my children rushed to save me too!
And with my new mix of Bach Flowers (for this stage of my recovery) all is good.
thanks for writing Sharon. Take care. Rose
Rescue larch mimulus hornbeam is what I am taking right now
Hi Krishna. Depeneding on how you’re feeling, it sounds like a good mixture to me.
There is better for me. I am free. Thank you for the freedom