FREE class: Introduction to Meditation, Mindfulness and Relaxation for Chronic Illness

Want to take back more control from your illness, to live a more relaxed, balanced and fulfilling life? Join me on Wednesdaty  30th March, 4pm UK time (11am EDT) for my FREE online class. Find out why these practices can be so powerful in terms of experiencing optimum health and happiness and get some tips on overcoming the … Read more

Introduction to Overcoming Chronic Illness through Meditation, Mindfulness and Relaxation

Want to make 2016 your best year yet? Take back more control from your illness and live a more relaxed, balanced and fulfilling life? Join me on Monday 4th January, 6pm UK time (1pm EST) for my FREE online class. Find out why these practices can be so powerful in terms of experiencing optimum health and happiness … Read more

FREE Class: Cultivating Happiness Through Loving Kindness

Sunday December 6th, 6pm (UK) Whether you need to develop low energy happiness skills as a result of living with chronic illness, or would just like a boost to help you soothe the stresses of the holiday season, this class will give you control over lifting your spirits and meeting the holiday season with the … Read more

Light Visualisation in Meditation

I practise various different types of meditation depending on what I most want to get out of the session. I’m not particularly good at finding a stillness in my meditation practice and often find my mind wondering. In my last meditation post about overcoming a meditation disabilityI talk about how important it is to accept … Read more

ME/CFS/FM and Overcoming a Meditation Disability

I’ve just read a really interesting Health Rising post called ‘I think I have a meditation disability’, which confirms many of my thoughts about how an overactive sympathetic nervous system can make meditation really difficult for someone with ME/CFS or Fibromyalgia. I find meditation extremely valuable and practise at least once and mostly twice a … Read more

ME/CFS and Self-Healing Meditations 2: Inhibiting Pain and Self-Healing Visualisations

This is a follow up to an earlier post on self-healing meditation that I completely forgot that I’d promised. My profuse apologies for taking so long. Perhaps by now though, you will be more practised in the earlier techniques and ready to progress. The following exercise for inhibiting pain is very similar to the ‘prana … Read more

ME/CFS and Cultivating Happiness with a Meditation on Peace, Love and Joy

This is another meditation practise that provides nourishment for the soul (see also loving kindness meditation). I find it particularly useful as a reminder to invite these positive qualities into my life, especially when I am taking life too seriously and devoting too much energy to work and writing. I also find that the active … Read more

ME/CFS: Cultivating Happiness through Loving-kindness Meditation

  This time of year can often make us feel even more pressured by the expectations involved in living a ‘normal’ life. It’s a time that should be all about loving and giving, but our exhaustion can leave us feeling that we have nothing left to give. However, I believe that a little bit of … Read more