Category: ME/CFS

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

How to Survive the Festive Season 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 B Word, a Hospital Stay and Lots of Emotions

November 24, 2017 6:00 pm

It’s been so long since I last checked in here. So today, I decided I was going to write a post, no matter what (although it actually ended up taking a few days to write this post in little chunks…but you know what I mean!) I wanted to say hi... 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

Summer Solstice Reflections

June 21, 2017 6:51 pm

I realised this week, that it’s been a while since I wrote a personal blog post here. I am still yet to publish and complete the health update post that has been simmering in the background for what feels like forever, but I thought in the meantime, I’d check in and... View Article

How much should we share on Social Media?

May 31, 2017 7:47 am

This is something that I’m sure many of you will have thought about at some point. How much should we actually share on social media? Should we share the good stuff? The bad days? The bits in between? How much should we filter? My friend Carly and I were chatting... 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