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Healing from ME, CFS and Fibromyalgia

Aug 20, 2019

After developing a stable baseline, Alex elaborates on how to bounce the boundaries and increase the energy envelope. He uses the metaphor of being on the offensive (pushing the boundaries with activity/new foods/new supplements/new tools) versus being on the defensive (retreat, recovery, resting, stabilising). This is...


Aug 13, 2019

What allows us to feel calm, confident, and embodied is making peace with the sense of uncertainty, making peace with not knowing what's going to happen. Alex talks about developing confidence and a sense of safety in the body versus trying to intellectualise solutions for potential challenges. Stress and worry use up...


Aug 6, 2019

Marie from our psychology team shares a little bit about her ME/CFS recovery story, and clarifies more about why the mind and body connection is so important in recovery from ME, CFS, Fibromyalgia (and generally all forms of stress and chronic illness). Limiting our approach to only aspects of the mind (or just on...


Jul 30, 2019

Ignoring our wants and needs can lead our minds and bodies to continually get louder until we finally listen and pay attention to what is currently happening. Making space for and being mindful of our thoughts, feelings, emotions, and symptoms can actually calm the system down because it doesn't need to trigger the...


Jul 23, 2019

In this Facebook Live recording CEO Alex Howard discusses saying YES to you on the recovery path from ME, CFS and Fibromyalgia. It can feel like we're saying 'no' to just about everything when we're on the recovery path - to people who want to socialise, or to foods we want to eat, or to activities or achievements we...