Become a Chronic Illness Thriver instead of a Warrior

How to stop fighting when you have a chronic illness When we fight against chronic illness we waste huge amounts of energy, and yet it’s the most natural thing in the world to want to fight against adversity. The desire to take action to prevent our suffering is programmed into our DNA. In fact, it’s … Read more

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My Second Favourite Inspirational Quote

Inspiration and encouragement from the ancients wisdom of Lao Tzu A thousand-mile journey starts with a single step When you have a chronic illness like ME/CFS achieving better health and a more functional life can seem like a thousand-mile journey. For me this quote holds several layers of encouragement and inspiration. Most importantly it encourages … Read more

Letting Go of Worry and Visualising a Happy and Healthy World

With all that has been going on in the world recently it’s not surprising that you may be invaded by worry. With illnesses like ME/CFS where there is an overactivity of the sympathetic nervous system, once the worry switch has been switched on, it can be very difficult to switch off. Although generally, I have … Read more