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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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8 Invaluable Lessons Fibromyalgia Taught Me

Being diagnosed with Fibromyalgia has changed my life. It’s easy to focus on all the negatives but today I’m focusing on the invaluable lessons Fibromyalgia taught me. Fibromyalgia taught me how to lean on other people. Asking for help is a … Continue reading

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7 Things I Loved in July

July was another challenging month – my fibro pain was intense and I felt so fatigued. My depression hasn’t lifted but I’m working on building my confidence again, I’m practising mindfulness and I’m focusing on the positives in my life. … 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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9 Things I Loved In June

Today I’ve been reflecting on the month of June, it’s been a challenging month, my health has not been great – physically and mentally. I’ve seen a number of doctors and consultants, I’ve endured being prodded and poked and I’ve … Continue reading

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How To Make Positive Lifestyle Changes

Sometimes we get bogged down in our routines but how about making some changes or trying something you’ve always wanted to have a go at but kept putting off?  Why wait? It’s time to take the initiate and stop playing … Continue reading

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8 Things Not To Say To Someone With Fibromyalgia

When I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia, the support of my friends was invaluable, but I also learned that there are 8 things you should never say to a fibro warrior. “I feel so sorry for you.” This implies that we are helpless victims. We … Continue reading

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6 Cards People With Fibromyalgia Would Love To Receive

Does your friend or loved one have fibromyalgia? There are 6 cards that they would love to receive from you. 6 cards people with fibromyalgia would love to receive: I’m sorry you are going through a fibro flare, I promise … Continue reading

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Empowering Yourself To Make Change Happen

Recently, in my ‘Things I loved in May’ blog post I mentioned The Book of YOU http://amzn.to/29chkeq. This book promises to empower you to make change happen – one micro-action at a time because the small things really matter. During this … Continue reading

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