Self Management

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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Review: CFS/ME Self-Help ‘Free Me’ Meditation Audios

By on October 5, 2011 in Headspace, Programs/Tools, Relaxation with 0 Comments
Review: CFS/ME Self-Help ‘Free Me’ Meditation Audios

These Audios, by Nicola and Samantha at the Queen’s Centre for Health, in the UK, have really helped me to focus on yet another area of my health that may be contributing to the Chronic Fatigue (CFS/ME).  They have also become part of my relaxation toolkit.  Find out how you can win your own copy. […]

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What helped me reduce Chronic Fatigue (CFS/ME) Dizziness

By on September 20, 2011 in Good News, Treatments with 14 Comments
What helped me reduce Chronic Fatigue (CFS/ME) Dizziness

Do you have dizziness / light-headedness as one of your symptoms associated with CFS/ME?  I had it a lot and for a long time.  It stressed me out just having it, which made matters worse, because being stressed or anxious just brought it on even more.  The only thing that helped the dizziness was being […]

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10 Ways to reduce anxiety and depression to manage chronic fatigue (CFS/ME)

By on September 19, 2011 in Headspace, Relaxation with 0 Comments
10 Ways to reduce anxiety and depression to manage chronic fatigue (CFS/ME)

Do you get wound up with anxiety or weighed down with depression?  I certainly do and I’ve had to find ways to manage it as both anxiety and depression make all of my other CFS/ME symptoms much worse.  Anxiety is probably my number one enemy for stoking the CFS/ME fire – and that’s not the […]

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Win a book full of inspiration and wisdom

By on September 1, 2011 in Free Stuff, Fun, Headspace with 7 Comments
Win a book full of inspiration and wisdom

Comment on Green Girl Fights Fatigue Facebook Page during September 2011 and Go in the Draw to Win a copy of The Jewels of Happiness: Inspiration and Wisdom to Guide your Life-Journey by Sri Chinmoy This beautiful book is full of practical, succinct and insightful writings. Sri Chinmoy led the Peace Meditations at the United […]

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Clearing Emotion on the CFS/ME Journey

Clearing Emotion on the CFS/ME Journey

What if we could heal ourselves?  Similarly to Louise Hays, Brandon Bays believes that we can evoke healing of our own bodies by clearing emotions held at the cellular level.  Just in case this is possible, I thought I’d better give it a go…. Initially I found out about The Journey through my naturopath who […]

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Australian CFS/ME Recovery Legends – Leigh Hatcher, Alastair Lynch and Duncan Armstrong

Australian CFS/ME Recovery Legends – Leigh Hatcher, Alastair Lynch and Duncan Armstrong

Leigh Hatcher, a TV news presenter, Alastair Lynch an Australian Rules Football Star and Duncan Armstrong an Olympic Gold Medallist Swimmer have all had Chronic Fatigue Syndrome / Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) and recovered to return to successful professional careers.  What helped and inspired them? Leigh Hatcher Leigh Hatcher is a news presenter for Sky News.  […]

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Getting back on the horse to fight CFS/ME

By on July 29, 2011 in Headspace with 2 Comments
Getting back on the horse to fight CFS/ME

Do people who are balanced, who moderate life and what it has to offer, generally get Chronic Fatigue Syndrome / Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME)?  I’ve read that its generally Type A’s – those that go hard, strive high and basically don’t stop at anything to get what they are after in life.  I guess I was […]

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My turning point for fighting CFS/ME

By on July 21, 2011 in Good News, Headspace, Treatments with 18 Comments
My turning point for fighting CFS/ME

When I look back now I can see that it was the decision to become actively responsible for my recovery from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome / Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME), that was a significant turning point for me.  What caused it?  How did I take active responsibility? And why the beep did it take so long? I’m […]

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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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