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Win a Fantastic Book FULL of CFS/ME Recovery Stories

By on February 1, 2012 in Free Stuff, Fun, Good News, Self Management with 9 Comments
Win a Fantastic Book FULL of CFS/ME Recovery Stories

Alexandra  Barton has pulled together 50 Personal Stories of Recovery from CFS/ME to help inspire hope for recovery.  This is a must have book for anyone recovering from CFS/ME or for friends or family of someone recovering from CFS/ME. Be inspired by these amazing people’s determination to free themselves from the fatalities of fatigue and […]

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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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Alkalising to Fight Chronic Fatigue (CFS/ME)

By on December 5, 2011 in Local Food, Nutrition with 6 Comments
Alkalising to Fight Chronic Fatigue (CFS/ME)

Burping, bloating and reflux have been a part of my life for as long as I can remember.  It wasn’t until I started investigating health and CFS/ME that I found out that it isn’t actually normal!  To think I’d gone along my merry way all this time thinking these was normal bodily functions – my […]

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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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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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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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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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