Category: Healing resources

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

Tips for the Festive Season when living with ME/CFS

December 19, 2017 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

The Simple Bio-hack that has Transformed my Sleep

August 28, 2017 9:16 am

During the last two years, I have had major issues with sleep. Until very recent weeks, it was rare for me to be able to fall asleep before midnight despite severe exhaustion, and many nights it wouldn’t be unusual for me to still be laying awake, at 6am. I felt like... View Article

3 Gentle Ways to Calm and Soothe Anxiety

July 23, 2017 10:48 am

Anxiety is something that many of us experience at certain times in our lives, some of us more so than others. When anxiety makes itself known, it can really take over, sometimes without reason or explanation. Sometimes, we know what we feel anxious about. Sometimes, it can be more of... 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

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

My Favourite books for Health, Healing and Wellbeing

December 9, 2016 5:58 pm

Books have been such a key part of my healing journey so far. Whether they have offered inspiration, taught me new things or been a source of comfort during difficult times, books have always been there. Since I first became unwell at around age 17, I have read quite a... View Article