A Guide to the Festive Period with Chronic Illness

December 24, 2015 5:53 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 symptoms... View Article

Insights from the Midwinter Solstice

December 22, 2015 10:22 pm

Just wanted to wish you all a Happy Midwinter Solstice and also share a few words with you…   I love this time of year. Not Christmas time as such, although that has its own loveliness of course, but the shortest day. It means that things are about to shift….the... View Article

Learning to love your Body

December 9, 2015 6:36 pm

  How often do you find your self sending negative thoughts in the direction of your body? Perhaps getting frustrated that it has gained a little weight, or annoyed with its seemingly endless list of symptoms or unremitting fatigue? Many of us treat our body in a way that is... View Article

Carrot, Orange and Ginger Juice Recipe

December 6, 2015 4:02 pm

On this Rainy English Winter afternoon, I felt like I needed a bit of brightness in my day. This juice was the perfect way to bring in some sunshine and colour. My Carrot, Orange and Ginger juice is vibrant and packed with so many health promoting nutrients. Carrots are renowned for... View Article

A Heartfelt Post about CFS Setbacks

November 28, 2015 7:45 pm

I’m going to let you in on a secret. Despite the external version that many people portray to the world, behind closed doors, I think each and every one of us have periods of our life where we find things really bloody tough. It took me a long time to learn... View Article

Words on Healing

November 20, 2015 6:10 pm

      Let there be no expectation, No rush, No hurry, No pressure. Allow this time. This period of stillness. Let the sensations come, All of them. Resist the temptation to resist. Be in this place, with compassion for your beautiful body, mind and soul. All that has happened,... View Article

Red Berry and Apple Crumble Recipe (Gluten Free, Sugar Free)

November 19, 2015 5:36 pm

One of my favourite winter puddings is a homemade fruit crumble. So comforting and cosy and perfect served in a warm snuggly house on a cold day. This recipe is a healthier version of the classic fruit crumble, completely sugar free apart from the naturally occurring sugars in the fruits.... View Article

The Healing Power of Self Love

November 17, 2015 5:29 pm

I thought it was about time I did a little check in to the Consciously Healthy space and updated you with my world… On good weeks it feel so natural to write in here. Little words of wisdom or things I’ve learned seem to burst from my fingertips and the... View Article