Basic Self-healing Meditations for ME/CFS

I practise self-healing meditation every day. I choose to believe that we are all a part of a universal field of energy and that we have the ability to influence this field. I believe that a meditative state can reconnect us to this energetic level of existence and allow us to consciously exert an influence. … Read more

More Breathing and Meditation for ME/CFS: ‘The Complete Breath’ and ‘The Collecting Mental Energy Visualisation’

  The complete breath is a more advanced technique based on deep breathing and should not be attempted until you are comfortable with the deep breathing practise.  I first learned this practise at T’ai Chi classes where it was called 3 compartment breathing and later discovered the overlap with yogic breathing. The complete breath is … Read more

Deep Breathing and Blue Sky Meditation for ME/CFS

Here are another couple of breathing and meditation practices taken from my book. Deep breathing is the foundation stone for relaxation and can be a very useful skill to employ at times of stress and anxiety. It is also the basis for more complex breathing exercises such at the complete breath and rhythmic breathing which … Read more

Basic Meditation Practices for ME/CFS:Alternative Nostril Breathing and So Hum Meditation

Following on from my post about the benefits of mediation I’d like to share with you the basics of my meditation practice. I always start with a breathing exercise called ‘alternative nostril breathing’ to help settle me down ready for the meditation proper In a comfortable straight backed position (lying or sitting) use your right … Read more

The Benefits of Meditation for ME/CFS

Meditation is part of my daily routine, a part that I’m rarely tempted to miss because of the ways I believe it helps me and because I always feel better afterwards. I believe that there are three levels of benefit from meditation. 1. Relaxation and stabilising the nervous system The first and most immediate benefit of … Read more