It's ok, my dear...

It’s ok, my dear…

It’s ok. It’s ok to just go to yoga because you want to move your body, not because you’re looking for spiritual ‘ah-ha’s. It’s ok to enjoy your job (yes, really) and not be swept up in the need to change it. It’s ok to be like your parents. It’s ok to procrastinate sometimes. Maybe […read more]

10 Quotes about Change

10 Quotes about Change

  If you’re anything like me, you love a good quote! Even though I think it’s easy to be bombarded with motivational quotes, especially on social media, that feeling when you read something and it just grabs you is pretty special. I love collecting pretty, uplifting quotes, and you can see them all by following […read more]

Why You Should Give Up Self-Improvement

Why You Should Give Up Self-Improvement

  As many of you know, I’m off work at the moment with a hip injury that I actually first suffered with 5 years ago. Well, the devil makes work for idle minds and you can spend a lot of time on the internet when you’re recovering and can’t move about very well! (It’s amazing […read more]

Guilt and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome : VIDEO

Guilt and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome : VIDEO

  It’s been a while since I’ve put a vlog together for you all, so I thought I’d talk about a topic which a lot of you seem to mention at the moment, which is…… guilt. Guilt and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome from my experience go hand-in-hand. I can see you all nodding your head already…well, […read more]

Getting Honest With Yourself in CFS

Getting Honest With Yourself in CFS

I’ve never considered myself to be a dishonest person. I’ve never told lies, and I don’t make a habit of it. When you look at the concept of honesty really closely, you’ll see that for most people, it means not being dishonest with other people. You don’t want to upset or disappoint someone else, you […read more]

Would you like to Proofread my New Book?

Would you like to Proofread my New Book?

  I can hardly believe I’m writing this post, but it seems as though the time has come! (Image by Alice Hampson via Unsplash) Would you like to Proofread my New Book? From the very first word I wrote, my intention with this book has been all about communicating with this community. Therefore, it only seems […read more]

5 Ways to Treat Brain Fog in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

5 Ways to Treat Brain Fog in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

  The whole concept of Brain Fog really touches a nerve with me. I’ve never felt so weak and powerless as when I was having a ‘Brain Fog Day’. I felt as is everything I’d ever learned at school had somehow vanished and that all my brain cells had magically disappeared. I felt like a complete idiot- why am […read more]

A Sneak Peek At My New 'Acceptance' E-Book

A Sneak Peek At My New ‘Acceptance’ E-Book

  This Friday at 9am (Sydney time), I’ll be sitting by the computer, keeping everything crossed that my technical knowledge is enough to carry me through if something goes wrong with releasing my first e-book into the world. It’s been quite a ride, so I just wanted to put together a behind-the-scenes look at my new […read more]

{PODCAST INTERVIEW} Recovering from Chronic Illness

{PODCAST INTERVIEW} Recovering from Chronic Illness

  A common complaint from the CFS community is that we don’t often hear many recovery stories. To be honest, I’m not sure that I could’ve coped with listening to any bright-eyed, bushy-tailed people telling me how great life was when I was really sick. (After I did a recovery interview with one of my […read more]

5 Herbal Teas For Energy

5 Herbal Teas For Energy

  Ok, it’s time to come clean. I’m a bit of a tea nut! At the last count I had 10 boxes of tea in the cupboard and no, I’m not joking. It’s all herbal and sometimes, you want to switch it up a little, so having a variety for me is key. As many […read more]