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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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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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Free Ebook – 10 Ways to Support Family and Friends with CFS/ME/FM

By on August 31, 2011 in Free Stuff, Support with 0 Comments
Free Ebook – 10 Ways to Support Family and Friends with CFS/ME/FM

Want to help your family and friends to understand how they can support you through CFS/ME/FM? Or perhaps you would like to know more about how you can support your family member or friend with CFS/ME/FM? 10 Ways to Support Family and Friends with CFS/ME/FM – is a compact ebook that focuses on the challenges […]

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10 ways I improved my sleep to manage chronic fatigue (CFS/ME)

By on May 28, 2011 in Sleep with 11 Comments
10 ways I improved my sleep to manage chronic fatigue (CFS/ME)

Have you ever been completely worn out, just want to lie down and sleep, but sleep won’t come?  Mind buzzing with a million things, tossing and turning, stress building – no sleep?  Crazy as it may seem sleep can be a problem if you have chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) and/or Fibromyalgia. Insomnia is […]

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Light relief: Thirty something and over it!

By on May 10, 2011 in Books, Fun, Headspace with 0 Comments
Light relief: Thirty something and over it!

I loved this book by Kasey Edwards…..’Thirty something and over it: what happens when you wake up and don’t want to go to work….ever again?’.  Classic!  Who hasn’t felt like that! I can relate to it from so many moments in the past.  Don’t get me wrong I’ve loved many aspects of my jobs, but […]

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Meditation, the one-stop-shop for CFS/ME relief

Meditation, the one-stop-shop for CFS/ME relief

Unfortunately there is no magic cure for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome / Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME), how I wish there was, but meditation does offer a one-stop-shop for the relief of a lot of CFS/ME symptoms.  It’s one of the ‘best bang-for-buck’ tactics for fighting CFS/ME that I know of, so it’s worth a shot! Daily meditation […]

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