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The Calm and Quiet Mind By Jo Morrell

Oct 04, 2019

One thing that I have always struggled with is being able to calm and quiet my mind. As a self confessed over thinker, unlike my body, my brain seems to have unlimited energy and an incessant need to work things out, organise, solve and plan. That was even before my crash into CFS/ME, and after, it was 10 times worse. With juicy topics such as: “What is happening to me? My body doesn’t work. There’s no-one that understands.  Is this depression? Why can’t I thin...

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My Recovery Journey By Liz Ingate

Jul 09, 2019

Liz Ingate is part of our recovery community and has been working on rebuilding her health. We are so delighted with how brilliantly Liz is doing we felt it only right to share this with you, to inspire you. Recovery is absolutely possible. Liz, you are doing brilliantly and we are cheering you every step of the way. We hope you enjoy Liz's Recovery Story so far.............. Easter 2018,  my friend was cooking one of his wonderful pasta dishes and I was feeling on top of the world afte...

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Healing and Growing By Alison McGrath

Jul 09, 2019

Gardening has long been hailed as therapeutic by green-fingered enthusiasts but one recover believes being in nature is helping her to heal through growing.   Alison McGrath has now started her own website and blog to inspire   others to get into their gardens to enhance their health and wellbeing.   Alison, who began her working life as a nurse, says she remembers   reading Florence Nightingales Notes on Nursing when she was a   student.   She says: “Sh...

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Love - It's All About You By Su Winsbury

Jul 09, 2019

Love – it’s all about you Despite only being four letters long, loveis a BIG word. It often carries a lot of conditions, expectations, frustrations and hurt as well as joy, happiness and connection. The true gift and power of love is that it starts within ourselves, not from someone else granting us their feelings. Learning to love who we are can be quite a challenging process and it is very much a part of the recovery journey. Self-care, strong boundaries, being authentic, ho...

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My Journey To Recovery by David Orman

Mar 26, 2019

  Between Love and Loneliness- An Account on Chronic   Illness and Relationships By David Orman   “I'm so scared. I've realised that much of my anxiety about how this chronic   health condition is limiting me comes from   my unfulfilled romantic needs (I've   never had a girl say she   loves me, have no memories to cherish of being   young and in love, feel embarrassed and pathetic to still be a virgin at 28 years old). The problem is I don't fee...

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