Endings and New Beginnings

There has to be Endings to create New Beginnings Whether it’s a new job, a new relationship, or a change of city or country to live in, a new beginning will always signify an ending of some sort. How do you view endings? As something exciting or terrible?  Endings inevitably bring about change. Sometimes there might be aContinue reading “Endings and New Beginnings”

Carpal Tunnel

Carpal Tunnel and Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) …they are both painful conditions. I am sure like me you will know someone or know of someone who struggles with Repetitive Strain Injury. Any Occupational Therapist or HR professional will know of someone who has had to take time out of work due to this condition. Due, orContinue reading “Carpal Tunnel”

Recovery Is Possible

Here at the Chronic Pain Relief Online Clinic we use a Multi-factorial approach to recovery from Chronic Pain.  All our practitioners have spent many years working with clients and have identified that to get the best outcomes for our clients that blending a  supportive, practical and educational environment really does mean that recovery is possible usingContinue reading “Recovery Is Possible”

Are Anxiety and Anger controlling your life?

I attended a SIRPA CPD webinar last week with David Hanscom in which he spoke about anxiety and how we use it as a psychological response to a threat to keep us safe. All repressed thoughts and emotions are seen as a threat and anxiety is generated by a response to a threat by ourContinue reading “Are Anxiety and Anger controlling your life?”

Emotions and Fatigue

Here are a few factors that might help you understand who develops chronic conditions such as CFS, M.E and Fibromyalgia. If you have spent a great deal of your life feeling like you had to be on guard; almost as if you life is in danger, then you are 600% more likely to get oneContinue reading “Emotions and Fatigue”

Homecoming

Or, coming home? What does it mean for you? For some, home is not a comfortable safe space to be in, for others it is a place of sanctuary, a respite from the world, a place to share with loved ones, a place of peace. We prepare for people’s homecoming when they have been away,Continue reading “Homecoming”

How Much Does It Cost?

This is a question that as a practitioner I get asked a lot from prospective clients. I can remember asking this very question myself when I was hopping from one practitioner to another – looking for an answer. Each time I became more and more disappointed. Getting better seemed so far out of reach, theContinue reading “How Much Does It Cost?”

The Perfect Storm

The Perfect Storm Emotional pain is every bit as real as physical pain, In essence they are the same, you get hurt, you feel pain, it’s the ‘you can heal bit’ that people with emotional pain struggle with. If you have a physical hurt, ie pull a muscle, trap a nerve then you have somethingContinue reading “The Perfect Storm”

PAWS

A simple strategy to help you become more emotionally aware: P – PausePause, even for a moment or two and up to a few minutes where possible, often through the day, for example:as soon as you notice a symptom onset, change or increasewhen you notice a ‘button’ has been pressedany time you notice you areContinue reading “PAWS”