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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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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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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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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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