The End of Woo Woo

The End of Woo Woo

Woohoo! Thank you for visiting my blog! Subscribe to my newsletter for more sunshine and healing in your inbox. Thanks for visiting! Katie xx  I’ve been incredibly guilty in the past of apologising for being interested in alternative therapies and things that are a little bit ‘woo woo’. I asked you all on Facebook one night […read more]

6 Things To Do When You're Feeling Stuck

6 Things To Do When You’re Feeling Stuck

  Although the vast majority of this post is written with CFS/ME in mind, it can apply to many aspects of our lives. We all get stuck to different extents- it can take a few moments or even years to pull ourselves out of it (something I have experience with myself). Sometimes, there might even […read more]

How to Deal with Judging Others

How to Deal with Judging Others

{A LITTLE NOTE ON JUDGEMENT} I found myself judging a lot of people on Friday. The girl on the bus with the crazy short skirt. The woman I saw walking home with the gorgeous earrings and the Gucci handbag. The man asking for money outside the supermarket to help him go travelling. I’d had a very […read more]

How to Cope With Losing Friends After Diagnosis

How to Cope With Losing Friends After Diagnosis

  This post is dedicated to Lisa. I’ve just received an email asking about friends and other acquaintances drifting away from you when you are ill, and wanted to share my thoughts on this. This definitely happened to me (click here to read my story), and it was a very distressing part of my illness. […read more]

How to Heal and Balance Chakras

How to Heal and Balance Chakras

  So, you know what and where the chakras are and where some imbalances might be, shown through your emotions or in physical symptoms and sensitivities. But now we’re going to move on to how to heal and balance chakras. Image taken from here Healing the Individual Chakras Luckily, there are some very simple things you […read more]

When it all seems impossible...

When it all seems impossible…

Sometimes living with chronic illness can just seem absolutely impossible. It’s an impossible situation in impossible circumstances with an impossible outlook and future. I know exactly what you’re going through. Even though you feeling completely alone, you try to push others away, because you know they just won’t get it. Here are few words to […read more]

4 Ways To Enjoy The Outdoors From Inside

4 Ways To Enjoy The Outdoors From Inside

  Photo by Jason Long for UpSplash Yep, I know it all too well. You’re aching, you’ve got brain fog, you’ve been in bed for days…it’s rubbish. Going outside and enjoying nature seems like a distant memory. There are some things that you can do though to bring the outdoors to you, even on your worst days when […read more]

7 Healthy Snacks For Lasting Energy

7 Healthy Snacks For Lasting Energy

  I’ve received a few emails recently asking me about healthy snacks for lasting energy, so I thought I’d just put together a few of my favourites. As many of you know, as well as working on my blog, I teach full-time. I would love to tell you that my work days are serene, but, […read more]

Dealing with Shame in Chronic Fatigue

Dealing with Shame in Chronic Fatigue

I spent much of my early days during my illness feeling numb. Nothing else, just numb. After I’d gotten a little bit better, all I felt was shame. Shame, anxiety, inexplicable guilt and shame. People talk about anxiety and guilt and fully admit to being in these states, but no-one seems to talk about shame. Why is this? We’re ashamed of […read more]

The Best CFS Books, Videos and Meditations

The Best CFS Books, Videos and Meditations

  This blog post is dedicated to David- thank you so much for inspiring this post! As part of ‘My Bookshelf’, I’ve included lots of books that have really, really helped me in understanding my illness and in my healing, but I understand that many of us might not be in the position to read due […read more]

My 3 Favourite Natural Beauty Brands

My 3 Favourite Natural Beauty Brands

  My Mum has always loved testing out new make-up and beauty products. If she wasn’t an art teacher, she’d be working for a make-up company, developing products and helping everyone feel fabulous. She’s always experimenting with the latest formulas and I think I’ve always been quite interested in this too. However, since moving to […read more]

Stories I Carry from CFS

Stories I Carry from CFS

  Even though I’m now in the best health of my life (I’m not saying this to boast, I just always find myself in awe that it could ever be like this), I would like to share some things that I still carry with me from CFS. I like to call these my ‘battle scars’. […read more]

A Day In The Life Of A Person With M.E. CFS

A Day In The Life Of A Person With M.E. CFS

  I’ve never really shared this with anyone, but I’d like to lay out what a day in the life of a person with M.E. CFS might look like. This is what my day looked like while I was recovering from M.E./CFS (as I mention here, these terms have become a bit blurry over the years!). I’m […read more]