Focus On Your Mind-Body Connection.
It is a common belief that the onset of fibromyalgia is due to a combination of conditions, physical or mental trauma being part of those conditions. The way in which we treat our body, for example, exercise, rest, nutrition, is not the only consideration when working to alleviate fibro symptoms. How we treat our minds, what we say to ourselves, how we deal with anxiety, stress and worry is extremely important in the healing process.
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I was introduced to drinking lemon water by my mindfulness coach a couple of years ago, when I was struggling to stop drinking tea and coffee. Ever since I have drunk it religiously. I was advised to drink it warm rather than hot or cold, first thing in the morning, for the best detox affects. And without going into too much detail, I did find myself in the toilet more often after drinking warm lemon water.
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Thank God it’s Friday! It’s been one of those mornings. You know the ones where one mum is just not enough and I need at least another 5 mum’s to help…
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Do you realise how much of an impact your self-dialogue and the words you use in every day conversations have on your symptoms?
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There are a few great reasons to plan your weekly meals:
- You can ensure you are getting plenty of vitamins and minerals in your meals.
- Takes the confusion out of dinner time, (how many times have I wandered around in the kitchen wondering what to cook.)
- Save on the amount of money you spend each week on shopping.
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I underestimated the truth behind this saying until my health was rocked by fibromyalgia. It was time to take a long, totally honest, look at what I was eating each day.
Continue reading “You Are What You Eat.”
During my worst crash which lasted for months and culminated in the start of cluster headaches (not sure whether it’s related to fibro or not), stuck inside the house for a few months, with very little mobility and severe pain, I found that I lost a couple of my closest friends.
Continue reading “When One Door Closes Another One Opens.”
It is critical to spend your time with uplifting, positive people. Yes, we all have upsets, or something we are worried about at times in our life and need to speak with a close friend for advice. If they came to you, as a good friend, you would listen to them and help as much as you could. But…
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Having said goodbye to dairy products after finding that they had a huge impact on my symptoms, especially my stomach, I was concerned about how exactly I would manage my calcium intake. I didn’t want to rely simply on supplements so I went in search for the top calcium rich veggies (I am also vegetarian).
So here they are Ta-Dah…
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