What is Mindfulness?

It’s early morning and the boys are still fast asleep.  All is quiet except my mind which is noisier than ever! I sit and drink my lemon water and think about the myriad of things I have to do today.  I can feel overwhelm sidle up to me and creep in, followed by fatigue. Then I start to feel how the pain seeps into my thighs and calf’s and ankles.  My fingers and toes hurt, my legs are stiff and I haven’t even started the day yet. What a way to start a new fresh day! 

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Ease Your Fibromyalgia Symptoms with the Anchoring Technique

Ease Your Fibromyalgia Symptoms with the Anchoring Technique 

My Experience of Anchoring

To say I was sceptical when I first came across this technique is an understatement! My critical mind screamed out, ‘This will never work.’ I was asked to give my critical mind a break and suspend it just for a while. After all, if it had worked for so many, why was I so sure that it wouldn’t work for me? So, I sent my critical mind packing, just for a short time, to allow myself to see what affect Anchoring could have.

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Focus On Your Mind-Body Connection.

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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Loaded Lemons!

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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