Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Diet

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Diet

  This article is reposted from an article I wrote for MindBodyGreen, on my Chronic Fatigue Syndrome diet. Having had CFS since I was 18, I’ve dabbled in lots of nutritional fads and special diets in my time. Now having fully recovered, I can say there are a few dietary tips I would always recommend people consider […read more]

Conquering Fear Spiritually- My CFS Recovery Story

Conquering Fear Spiritually- My CFS Recovery Story

This post is dedicated to the lovely and fabulous Sonia- I hope it helps in some way, my darling. Recently, I’ve been receiving lots of emails about why I decided to call my blog ‘Conquering Fear Spiritually – CFS’. You all know that the reason I started blogging was to support CFS sufferers in their […read more]

Are You Part Of The Type A Personality CFS Trend?

Are You Part Of The Type A Personality CFS Trend?

Over the years, I’ve read numerous books and reports on the ‘type’ of people who seems to become ill with CFS/ME and many people who do are of what’s called the Type ‘A’ Personality. Are You Part Of The Type A Personality CFS Trend? You are Type ‘A’ Personality if you are/were: ambitious self-critical driven […read more]

Are You Sabotaging Your Healing?

Are You Sabotaging Your Healing?

I know the process well. You read about something that might help you and your health, and before long you’re off on a whirlwind internet trail. Sometimes this can bring miraculous benefits to you (I’ve found some amazing books this way), and sometimes it can leave you feeling even more confused then when you set […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]

{AUDIO} Redefining Success

{AUDIO} Redefining Success

  As I’ll explain in my latest Soundcloud audio recording (love doing these for you!), my world is filled with a lot of ‘career’ talk at the moment, and it seems as though a lot of people are going through job/work-based transitions. Artwork taken from here The word ‘success’ has never really sat comfortably with […read more]

A Letter to Chronic Fatigue

A Letter to Chronic Fatigue

This post is inspired by the beautiful and revolutionary Danielle LaPorte. Picture taken from here A Letter to Chronic Fatigue 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, […read more]

September Blog Round-Up

September Blog Round-Up

There are some really incredible videos and articles floating around the interwebs at the moment, so I thought I’d share a couple of them with you in a September Blog Round-Up! Sandy Newbigging- 4 Hidden Causes of a Busy Mind I cannot believe it’s taken me this long to find Sandy Newbigging. I heard his […read more]

What is the Difference between CFS and ME?

What is the Difference between CFS and ME?

  I’ve been asked a lot about the difference between CFS and ME recently, so I thought I’d write a short post about it. When I was diagnosed, I was diagnosed with M.E (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis) and I was incredibly sick. Over the years however, the term CFS (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome) has come to replace the term M.E- […read more]