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How I apply Permaculture principles to my CFS/ME recovery

How I apply Permaculture principles to my CFS/ME recovery

Find out how two of the key Permaculture Design Principles remind me of some of the simple CFS/ME recovery techniques that I apply. Permaculture is a beautiful philosophy and a technique for sustainable food production and community culture. The term was originally coined by Bill Mollison and David Holmgren (two top Aussie blokes!).  It means […]

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Essential Self-Help Treatments for Chronic Fatigue (CFS/ME) Recovery

Essential Self-Help Treatments for Chronic Fatigue (CFS/ME) Recovery

Over time I’ve come to see these Six Self-Help Treatments as being the essential building blocks for my recovery from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) / Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME).  The great thing is that they are within my control and they don’t require a tonne of money! 1.       Manage Sleep Patterns Even a healthy person will […]

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Self Pacing for recovery from CFS/ME/FM

By on October 13, 2011 in Activity with 12 Comments
Self Pacing for recovery from CFS/ME/FM

Pacing is a self-help tool for managing CFS/ME recovery to prevent that awful feeling of ‘hitting the wall’.  But what is it and how do you go about doing it?  Everyone is different so it’s about exploring what works for you.  Find out how I’ve managed pacing – it does get easier! You can also […]

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Grow your own vegies to improve CFS/ME and reduce your families impact on the planet!

By on July 14, 2011 in Activity, Books, Local Food, Nutrition with 13 Comments
Grow your own vegies to improve CFS/ME and reduce your families impact on the planet!

I know having CFS/ME puts a huge dent in your productivity levels, but with a little help you can have your own productive vegie garden providing your family with organic food that has very low food miles and supports the long term sustainability of local food.  Let me explain….. Food Miles Is a term used […]

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The Slight Edge for Daily Resolve to Fight CFS/ME

By on June 30, 2011 in Activity, Books, Headspace with 4 Comments
The Slight Edge for Daily Resolve to Fight CFS/ME

How easy it is to know the basic theory of recovery – pace yourself, regular exercise, eat well, take supplements etc etc – but how difficult it is to actually put it into practice.  That’s my story! In fact, I’m sorry it’s been over a month now since my last blog.  Doh! Time has got […]

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Safe exercise for CFS/ME recovery

By on April 28, 2011 in Activity, Books, Programs/Tools with 5 Comments
Safe exercise for CFS/ME recovery

Have you been frustrated by your efforts to fight Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) with exercise?  Gone too hard and ended up bedridden for days, weeks or months?  Too exhausted to even contemplate exercise?  I understand.  It completely sucks, but I think I’ve found a solution! I love exercise and totally miss all the […]

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