How to Pace Yourself with Chronic Fatigue

How to Pace Yourself with Chronic Fatigue

Woohoo! Thank you for visiting my blog! Subscribe to my newsletter for more sunshine and healing in your inbox. Thanks for visiting! Katie xx  “Pace yourself, you’re going to tire yourself out.” “One day at a time.” (The worst!) “Everything will happen in its own time.” I’m sure a few people might have said these [...read more]

5 Ways to Deal with Change

5 Ways to Deal with Change

  This weekend, I was incredibly unsettled and ungrounded. I put it down to the fact that I’d just had a very hectic week at school- lots of marking, lesson preparation and reports to write, but there was something different about the whole thing. On Saturday, we went to visit a few friends who have decided [...read more]

The Root Causes of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

The Root Causes of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

  Stepping up and letting you all know some views on the root causes of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is something I’ve been called to do for a while now. Although this post is not for the faint-hearted,  I feel as though I’ve been biting my tongue quite a lot, so putting this out there is quite a [...read more]

The Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Manifesto

The Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Manifesto

  I thought is was about time I created a manifesto for this website and for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. I’ve been meaning to bring this to you for so long, but it’s been on my wall for a while now and every time I look at it, I feel strong, powerful and full of universal [...read more]

Are You Frightened of Change?

Are You Frightened of Change?

  Over the last few weeks and even as I sit here writing this today, change and the realisation that I might  be frightened of change has been staring me right in the face. Even when I’m not looking for it, it keeps on popping up- in blogs posts, in articles on the internet, in [...read more]

How To Deal With Feeling Unworthy

How To Deal With Feeling Unworthy

  This post was written straight after a ‘kapow!’ session with the amazing Tara Bliss of Such Different Skies. Hop on over and pay my girl a visit- you won’t regret it! Taken from here Let me put this out there straight away. I have been wrestling with feelings unworthy and undeserving my whole life, [...read more]

Managing Anger and CFS

Managing Anger and CFS

  Image taken from here This is a post I never really thought I’d write, but I’ve been called to write it after numerous emails from readers and questions from clients. “How can I move on to loving and accepting my illness and myself when I’m so angry with my body and for the way things have [...read more]

Are You Suffering from Wellness Overload?!

Are You Suffering from Wellness Overload?!

  This post was reblogged from an article I had published on MindBodyGreen. Wellness overload? Is there such a thing?! Enough already! Well, a few months ago, I was pretty close to it. I was doing apple cider vinegar, visualization, and rose quartz, but I wasn’t doing bean sprouts, mudras or clearing rooms with sage. [...read more]

The CFS Help and Inspiration Roll

The CFS Help and Inspiration Roll

  Come back to this page when you’re lost, when you’re wondering what it’s all about. When you’re fed up to the back teeth and are struggling to find your ‘other way’. When you need to feel the comfort in words and feel your spirit bounce when you’ve found the right ones. When you need [...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]

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]

{POEM} If in Doubt, Send Love

{POEM} If in Doubt, Send Love

  If in doubt, send love.   If you’re picking up bad vibes from someone, send love. If you’re completely over it and want out, send love. If you haven’t got a clue what to do next, send love. If your head is pounding and your fingers are gripped, white at the knuckle, send love. If [...read more]

The Power of Words

The Power of Words

I’ve always been a big believer in the power of words and expressing yourself in a way that is comforting and empowering to both yourself and others. Although I’ve struggled with finding my authentic voice and being confident in voicing my opinions, I truly believe that once I changed the stories I was telling myself, [...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]

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]

A Love Letter to Chronic Fatigue

A Love Letter to Chronic Fatigue

  This post is inspired by the beautiful and revolutionary Danielle LaPorte.   Picture taken from here Dear CFS, the Love of my life, You’ve been with me through thick and thin, through good times and some incredibly bad times. I know you’ve been feeling that this was going to happen for a while, but I’m sorry [...read more]