Category: Emma’s Journey

Words on Life with an Invisible Illness

June 30, 2017 4:03 pm

The feeling of separation that comes, from not being able to be out in the world in the way you would love to. Your heart yearning to be able to live freely, without the crushing exhaustion or the payback that comes from taking that one step too far. The uncertainty... View Article

Summer Solstice Reflections

June 21, 2017 6:51 pm

I feel quite reflective this week, partly because of some things that have happened in my personal life that I’ll come to further on in this post, but also partly because of the beautiful time of year. Today is the Summer Solstice (for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere)... View Article

How much should we share on Social Media?

May 31, 2017 7:47 am

This is something that I’m sure many of you will have thought about at some point. How much should we actually share on social media? Should we share the good stuff? The bad days? The bits in between? How much should we filter? My friend Carly and I were chatting... View Article

Words on The Healing Journey

May 20, 2017 6:11 pm

‘For a Seed to achieve its greatest expression, it must come completely undone. The shell cracks, its insides come out and everything changes. To someone who doesn’t understand growth, it would look like complete destruction’ ~ By Cynthia Occelli. This quote always moves me, and remains one of my favourites.... View Article

Happy May

May 3, 2017 11:16 am

Hi lovely readers. It’s been a while since I posted here hasn’t it. I checked in to the Consciously Healthy website and blog today and it made my heart a bit sad that the last post was in February! So I thought I’d pop in to say hello. I’ve taken some... View Article

Seven Year Cycles

February 13, 2017 5:49 pm

Today is seven years exactly, to the day, that I relapsed and became sick again after believing I had made a full recovery from ME/CFS.  17 years in total I’ve been on this journey with chronic illness. It feels surreal even acknowledging that. 13th Feb 2010, was the day it... View Article

A Love Note – For when you are Expecting too much from Yourself…

December 30, 2016 5:54 pm

The other day I was scrolling through Instagram and came across a wonderful quote. As my eyes read the words, I stopped in my tracks. You know those moments where you instantly shift perspective? This was one of those moments. You realise in one second that you’ve unknowingly slipped back into... View Article