Category: Insightful inspirations

Words for when you feel Confused, Lost or Afraid.

August 15, 2015 10:15 am

Its okay not to have all the answers. To feel confused. To feel in the middle of it all and have no idea where you are going. This is the process. Embrace it fully. You are completely safe even though your mind would often have you believe otherwise. Don’t turn... 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

The Trouble with Thinking ‘I’ll be happy when….’

August 8, 2015 6:11 pm

Do you often find yourself saying the words…’I’ll be happy when…?’ It could be anything that you end that little sentence with. You’ll be happy…..when you get a new job. When you are in a perfect relationship. When you drop a dress size. When you recover your health? Our minds... View Article

When the boom/bust cycle re emerges…

July 20, 2015 4:13 pm

When you are in the process of healing the complexity that is autoimmune disease, it’s like spinning a load of plates on different parts of your body. If you take your eye off one of those plates for too long, they all come crashing down. It’s such a balancing act.... 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

Judgements and Misunderstandings when it comes to ME/CFS

May 12, 2015 6:15 pm

Someone I know made a comment a while ago, about how it was confusing to them that on the occasional times they have seen me, I can look okay and smile and laugh, but also have this so called serious illness. I guess this is where some of the stigma... 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