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Triage Your Self-Help

How to prioritise when you don’t have much energy for self-help This is an edited  post I originally wrote especially for ProHealth’s Inspirational Corner  and first appeared there in June 2018.  The fact that there are more than 101 ways to tackle energy limiting chronic illness has its upside and its downside. On the one hand there is … Read more

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7 Tips for a Successful Fresh Start at Any Time of the Year!

This is a post I wrote especially for ProHealth’s Inspirational Corner for the New Year, however it’s really about an everyday approach to life. The New Year seems like the perfect time to make a fresh start, but it’s rarely as easy as it might seem. Add a chronic illness like ME/CFS, Fibromyalgia or Lyme disease and making a … Read more

5 tips for Boosting Your Motivation with a Tick Box Chart

This is a post I wrote especially for ProHealth’s Inspirational Corner and first appeared there about 5 weeks ago: We all want to be as well as we can be, but even when we feel highly motivated to reach as high a level of functioning as possible that doesn’t always translate to great motivation for self-care. We want the results but … Read more