Author Archives: Claire

8 Things I Loved In September

There’s a noticeable chill in the morning air, leaves are slowly changing colour and the nights are drawing in – my favourite season, Autumn, has arrived. Today I’m focusing on 8 things I loved in September. Going to the cinema … Continue reading

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N:rem Sleep System – Float On Your Own Personal Cloud

Painsomnia has been an uninvited guest in my life for a few years now. Sometimes I would sit and cry in the middle of the night, in terrible pain, exhausted, and wishing for a few uninterrupted hours of sleep.  This … Continue reading

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Mark Bowden’s Stress Relief Hypnosis

A diagnosis of fibromyalgia can be a stressful experience. Coping with fibro can be more challenging with added stress from work, family, or financial concerns. Stress can leave you feeling angry, depressed or exhausted and it may weaken the immune … Continue reading

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9 Things I Loved in August

Today I’m sharing with you 9 things I loved in August: 1. My gorgeous new cats 🙂 Meet Luna (3 year old) and Talia (1 year old). I adopted them last week and they are slowly settling in. Luna loves to … Continue reading

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Mac & Wild: A Wee Taste Of Scotland

Mac & Wild on Great Titchfield Street, London, is lively, fun and authentically Scottish.  I was delighted to be invited in for a real taste of the Highlands.  Their menu revolves around venison, beef, pork, lamb and seafood – a … Continue reading

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Taking Time To Relax Is Important

Taking time to relax is vital in maintaining your positive mental health. Relaxing releases your body’s feel-good hormones—serotonin, prolactin, and oxytocin—and lowers the stress hormone, cortisol. By incorporating moments of relaxation throughout your day, you will find a happier, healthier you. Today I’m sharing … Continue reading

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The Benefits Of A Supportive Online Community For Those Who Live With Fibromyalgia

Each fibromyalgia diagnosis begins a unique journey, sometimes it’s a lonely one. If you have been diagnosed with fibromyalgia you may find comfort and strength through online support forums or groups, where you can discuss and share your feelings and … Continue reading

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A Hug In A Box – My July BuddyBox

Self-care is vital in maintaining a healthy relationship with yourself, it’s about identifying your own needs, taking proper care of yourself and taking the time to nurture you.  You need to treat yourself as kindly as you treat others. Self-care enhances positive feelings, … Continue reading

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