Category: Healing resources

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

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

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