Tag: Self-help

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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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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Win Meditation Audios to help break free of CFS/ME

By on October 5, 2011 in Free Stuff, Fun with 25 Comments

Go in the draw to win your own copy of the Free Me Meditation Audio by answer the following question on my Facebook Wall or in comments below: “Knowing what you know now, what might you have done differently in your life, before you became chronically ill?”

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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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