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Tag Archives: ME/CFS & stress
I had a conversation recently with someone who was experiencing anxiety, which reminded me of a time when I had ME/CFS and experienced extreme anxiety. I remember feeling as if I could not see the light at the end of … Continue reading
In this post, former ME/CFS sufferer and Coach Simon Pimenta explores how people with ME/CFS can deal with external events that can be emotionally overwhelming. I wrote this on 23 June 2016- the day that the UK voted to leave the European Union (EU), but … Continue reading
Recently, I bought a ready made salad with a dressing. As I ate it, I spontaneously started thinking about my time working on a summer camp, back in the 80s. I was curious to know where that thought came from, … Continue reading
In this post, Coach and Trainer Simon Pimenta explores the topic of how we can shift from over-focussing on problems to being solution focussed. Some people tend to focus on and dwell on a problem, whilst others, having identified a problem, very quickly start to … Continue reading
In this post, former ME/CFS sufferer and Coach Simon Pimenta explores the topic of: 1. What stress is 2. A simple strategy for assessing how much stress you might be experiencing 3. How you can identify strategies to reduce stress, that may result … Continue reading