Category: Healing resources

7 Rituals to Prepare You for the New Year

December 29, 2018 11:11 am

New year is a time of year that encourages us to reflect on things. It’s a perfect opportunity to check in with your self and (in a gentle way) decide what you might like to bring in to your life in the coming year. In this post I am going... View Article

Tips for the Festive Season when living with ME/CFS

December 1, 2018 6:00 pm

When you are living with an illness such as ME/CFS, Christmas can be a really difficult time. Seemingly simple things that others take for granted, such as sitting at the dinner table, may well be impossible for you right now. There will also, be a temptation to push yourself through... View Article

Exploring the Layers Beneath ME/CFS ~ Part Four

November 7, 2018 11:58 pm

What I decided to do Next, My Treatment Protocols and Where I am at Now… So much has gone on medically speaking during the last two years, there have been so many ups and downs and ‘the search’ has been complex and very ongoing. I have wanted to share so... View Article

Exploring the Layers Beneath ME/CFS – Part Three

November 7, 2018 8:00 am

Part Three – Further Consultations and Digging Deeper A number of weeks later, after having had the MRI scan, I was back at the hospital to see my Endocrinologist again. The MRI results showed that I had a number of small lesions in the white matter surrounding my brain which... View Article

Exploring the Layers Beneath ME/CFS – Part Two

November 6, 2018 10:00 am

Part Two –  The Tests and Consultations  In the coming months I had a variety of consultations and appointments. Some were helpful, some not so much, but all of them reinforced that there wasn’t going to be an easy answer or singular solution to what was happening in my body.... View Article

Exploring the Layers Beneath ME/CFS – Part One

November 5, 2018 10:00 am

Welcome to the Digging Deeper Series! My hope is that what I am about to share might inspire any of you who find yourself in a similar position to the one I have been in in recent years. If you are feeling stuck on the recovery path, overwhelmed by too... View Article

An Extract from My Journal

March 1, 2018 10:35 am

Sometimes before I go to bed, I get an urge to pick up a pen and write. Often the words that come, are scribbled down onto the page in a semi conscious state, as my body is just about getting ready to drift to sleep. When the morning comes, I... View Article

Do You Embrace or Resist Rest?

January 18, 2018 5:59 pm

It continues to surprise me, how so many of us fiercely resist rest. In society today, it’s as if  ‘being busy’ is seen as good and ‘doing nothing’ is bad. I’m not sure where this belief came from, but its definitely there. Personally, even though I live with chronic illness... View Article