Once you are interested in a particular topic, you seem to develop a sensitivity to it. Last week I came across an interview with Andrea Wool, the topic was, ‘Everything You Need to Know About Exercise and Chronic Illness’. How I wish I had this information at hand when my
When you do not have a spare minute in the day, the idea of introducing a new habit seems impossible. You may be surprised what you can accomplish by looking at introducing change into your life. As a single mum, working full time, I wish I had known more about
Making positive changes that result in benefits across multiple aspects of your life is rewarding. Little did I know, when I made some small changes to my family’s diet, the impacts these changes would have. It opened the door to a number of changes, each rewarding in their own way.
In a recent conversation with my son, we got onto the subject of his years when he suffered from chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). Given my coaching niche I was curious to discuss his memories of that time, what he found helpful and what made his life more difficult. I had
For me, this is the time of year I take stock, and reflect on the year that’s passed, and plan for the year to come. As I thought about what to write for this article, I reflected on some of the Christmases for our family while my son was unwell.
Dealing with doctors and other medical professionals can be a challenge. In raising my four children I became adept at getting the best value out of my discussions with medical practitioners. Of course, when my son had chronic fatigue syndrome my interactions with doctors increased exponentially, this allowed me to
There is a lot you can do to improve your quality of sleep. Many of these are referred to in my free e-book, ‘Improve Your Sleep’. One of the aspects I cover in the e-book is the importance of living in harmony with your body’s natural rhythms. In particular your
Education for families struggling with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) can be a real challenge, both during the pandemic and beyond. The home-schooling aspect of COVID-19 has reminded me of the struggle my son had with education while he suffered from CFS. He was ill during his early teens (14), his