I often read about, or hear from sufferers of ME/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome or Fibromyalgia who report that their symptoms are always so much worse in December, January and even into February, and they have various opinions as to why this is. Mostly they put it down to the cold, damp weather and the lack of…

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I feel extremely lucky that, after years of doing stressful work that I really didn’t enjoy, and which was probably instrumental to me being diagnosed with M.E. years ago, I now do work that I actually love getting out of bed for. That’s because I have a passion for it! Can you say that about…

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Feeling Stressed? Overwhelmed? Rushed off your feet? Then stop for a few minutes and come up for air; just breathe! “But I don’t have time!” I hear you say. Let me tell you, if that’s the case you definitely need to stop and breathe! Why should I stop to breathe? Let me take you back…

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Alison Smith's eyes

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, or M.E., affects different people in different ways but one thing’s for sure it’s a cruel condition with symptoms that don’t present themself to the outside world.  This means others are often unaware of the absolute pain and torment you are going through, making it hard for them to understand, accept and…

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One of the greatest challenges but also the most vital aspect of improving my health and happiness and recovering from ME/CFS was changing my thinking, my habits and my attitude to life. However difficult it may be to do this, without doing so you will never make a positive change to your health and wellbeing…

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