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”

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”

On a Scale of 1 – 10

Pain creeps up on us, we can be doing the most mundane job in the world like housework or tying our shoe laces, we may say ‘ouch’ that hurt but store it away. Or, at least our minds do. Our body keeps the score of all the emotional challenges we have from childhood through toContinue reading “On a Scale of 1 – 10”

The F- Word

Fibromyalgia – The F-Word Our body holds the score, our muscles resonate with the emotions of having to be right, control issues and events, the ego struggles with doing what is right, guilt and stubbornness go hand in hand, we feel guilty that whatever we do doesn’t help and stick out far longer than theContinue reading “The F- Word”