I’ve been thinking about writing a post on fibromyalgia for a few weeks now. As there is an Awareness Day this week, now seems like a good time. This isn’t a medical post, it won’t be the whole truth, it’s a glimpse of my experience.
For me, fibromyalgia means:
pain in pretty much any [...]
Yesterday on “All in the mind” - a Radio 4 programme – they reported on a study which showed that women who could see pictures of successful female political leaders – Hillary Clinton and Angela Merkel – delivered longer and more powerful speeches. In my therapy session yesterday, I shared how I had found [...]
A podcast on a Monday morning, whatever next! Today I am reflecting, and acting on, ideas in a wonderful free audio interview with the poet David Whyte. I am only half way through it and I highly recommend it – I shall be listening to the rest just as soon as I have finished this. [...]
Possibly rambling, I was quite tired…..I’m reflecting on developing a different relationship with my belly!
Some interesting reading on the Hara:
I was on my course at the weekend and it has taken till today to properly recover mentally and physically. Lots I’ve been mulling over. So this is just a quick hello. The drawing above was something I felt this morning I really needed to create. Well [...]
My friend, Marigold, from the Sustainably Creative forum, sent me a lovely poem in response to the last podcast. It’s theme, about the changing of the seasons, reminded me of Cherry Blossom. Sometime last year I did a visualisation with my Ecopsychology mentor in which cherry blossom appeared, as part [...]
I’m talking about the impact of taking it very easy over the long Easter weekend…..
Oh dearie, dear. I found myself repeating a well-established, and unhelpful, pattern this afternoon. I got excited yesterday about the direction, or lack of direction, my life is taking work-wise – more on that in a moment. So I had plans today to start writing out the projects I had in mind and [...]
Today’s podcast recorded after eating my lunch in the car – I always think of beetroot sandwiches and penguin biscuits at such times – is about the importance of daylight. And I make a commitment to myself.
I have been having a very mixed few days. Mainly feeling quite blue and tired and in pain, and all that stuff. And even then there are moments of fun and clarity and creativity. Today, I seem to have managed to come back into a more positive state of mind. I have been letting go [...]
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