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My Easter Dream

Some years ago, when I had ME/CFS, I went to bed the night before Easter Sunday. I had an interesting and powerful dream. It was one of those dreams that was so vivid, that it stayed with me. In my … Continue reading

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ME/CFS & Exercise

In this post, former ME/CFS sufferer and Coach Simon Pimenta explores the topic of  how ME/CFS sufferers can approach exercise without triggering symptoms. There are many benefits of exercise. There is strong evidence that being physically active is good for your … Continue reading

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ME/CFS: Addressing The Fundamentals

In this post, former ME/CFS sufferer and Coach Simon Pimenta briefly outlines what he believes may be 6 Strategies that may be important to consider as a starting point for anyone who has ME/CFS.  Some of these topics I have … Continue reading

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Experiencing Anxiety, Stress, Insomnia or Fatigue? Free Talk Thursday 12th January 7 – 8.30pm

Do you feel that your mind has a mind of its own? Do you feel that you: • Can’t switch off/ relax? • Feel stressed a lot? • Can’t sleep because you’re mind is ‘wide awake’? • Think the worst? … Continue reading

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ME/CFS SIMPLE STRATEGIES: DIET PART 1

In this short series of posts, trainer and former sufferer of ME/CFS and fibromyalgia Simon Pimenta explores simple strategies for people with ME/CFS. I will look at: 1. Diet 2. Supplements 3. Rest 4. Exercise 5. Stress In the first article … Continue reading

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ME/CFS: 12 Steps For Setting Boundaries

Where Is Your Line In The Sand? Setting boundaries is essential for everyone, especially for many people: With ME/CFS Recovering from ME Experiencing a relapse/illness This may involve setting boundaries with others, but also with oneself. Although doing so may … Continue reading

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ME/CFS/FM: Why I Got Sick

  When people asked why I got sick, the 2 main reasons I would give were: 1. I Got A Virus This is what I used to say to people when I first got ill. I remember the day I … Continue reading

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ME/CFS: Are You Making This Mistake? Part 1

In Part 1 Hypnotherapist and Trainer Simon Pimenta discusses the limitations of the medical model of health and how it can influence our beliefs about our health and wellbeing. Time To Read: 4 minutes. Let me absolutely clear from the … Continue reading

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ME/CFS/FM: Dealing With People Who Don’t Understand

Hypnotherapist and former sufferer of ME/CFS and fibromyalgia explores why trying to explain the condition to others can be challenging, and strategies for dealing with people who just can’t seem to understand these conditions. I was ill with ME/chronic fatigue … Continue reading

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ME/CFS: Dealing With A Relapse Part 2

In part 1 Coach and Trainer Simon Pimenta looked at how the way we respond to a relapse can actually make things worse. In Part 2 he shares strategies that can help how we handle the relapse, and may influence our … Continue reading

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