Since my diagnosis, many people have asked me, ‘What is fibromyalgia?’ I’d never heard of it either before my doctor suggested that I might be living with this syndrome.Continue reading “What is Fibromyalgia?”
I just loooove Lavender (as you can see from the home page of my blog). Lavender is super versatile and can be used for an array of medicinal benefits as well as giving your home a heavenly aroma everyone will love (if it gets rid of the odur of smelly teenage boys, it can do anything!). Have you thought of including lavender in your food? There are so many recipes that include lavender, I will set to work and find lots to post on my blog, they are definitely not to be missed.Continue reading “Can Lavender Help Alleviate Fibro Symptoms?”
Life is usually so busy, I find that I need time to completely relax (that’s generally not at home, can you imagine the noise level of 5 boys in the house). I love to immerse myself in nature.Continue reading “‘Just Be’”
Lots of people including doctors are talking about Mindfulness and how it can help symptoms of Fibromyalgia. Rather than just tell you what Mindfulness is, here’s an example…Continue reading “What is Mindfulness?”
This post has absolutely nothing to do with fibro, but I really wanted to include it as it really moved me.
Vegetable and Red Lentil Soup
This is such a versatile soup, you can use practically any veg you like, or have left over, to create a very yummy meal, for half the cost you would buy it for.
The recipe below, will serve 3.
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.
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.
I was first introduced to the many benefits of lemons for fibromyalgia by my Mindfulness Coach a couple of years ago…I had no idea what was to come.