Category: Emma’s Journey

Learning to Surrender and Let Go of Resistance

September 18, 2015 12:46 pm

‘Pain x Resistance = Suffering’ I first became aware of this quote in Echart Tolle’s book The Power of Now. I didn’t fully understand what it mean’t when I first read it and, to be honest, it made me a bit cross. At the time, I was suffering intensely and... View Article

Beautiful Wisdom from Nature

September 12, 2015 9:15 pm

Today I noticed that the little Cherry Tomato plants in my garden have finally got some red tomatoes on them!  I planted them a bit late, and they seemed to be taking forever to actually turn into anything that resembled a tomato. So this morning, seeing them all lovely and... View Article

When the Really Tough Days Come Along…

August 12, 2015 5:53 pm

The one thing I promised myself when I started this blog, was to keep it real. To be honest. To be true to myself and to get rid of some of the facade that covers up ME/CFS and what life is like living with this misunderstood condition. I really want... View Article

Are you Expecting too much of Yourself?

June 25, 2015 3:54 pm

I know in some circumstances, it’s great to set the bar high. There is so much currently out there around goal setting, and achieving your dreams and reaching for the stars. You know the Anthony Robbins style drill. However, with many of us ‘high achiever types’ the life changing moments... View Article

Heartbreaking Lessons as I say Goodbye to my Dad

May 29, 2015 7:28 pm

There could not have been a more powerful wake up call, than the emotions that ran through me as I watched my beautiful brother, along with seven other strong men, lift my fathers coffin onto his shoulders and carry him into the church that day. The same church that we... View Article

Why it is so Important to Trust your Intuition

May 24, 2015 7:29 pm

During the last eight weeks life has thrown me a little bit of a curve ball along the path of my ME journey. One that has taught me above all else, how important it is to trust your intuition fully and wholeheartedly, especially when it comes to your own body.... View Article

Where the Magic Happens

April 21, 2015 7:05 pm

Writing has been such a natural part of my life for as long as I can remember. As a child I remember loving watching adults write.  Admiring the way letters on the page flowed effortlessly from one to the next, forming words.  Wondering enviously when I would be able to... View Article

Perfection is a Lie

April 16, 2015 12:00 pm

Any idea of absolute perfection that is sold to us by the media, (including social media) and the imagery we conjure up inside of our own minds as a result, is so often a lie. There really is no such thing as perfect. Yet we all strive for it. Daily.... View Article