Tag Archives: stress

ME/CFS: 6 Steps To Beating Binge & Bust

Maslow’s hierarchy proposes the theory that people are motivated to meet their needs in order to thrive, from basic needs; physiological needs, to higher needs; such as self esteem, self-actualization and self-transcendence (a term he added some years after the initial model … Continue reading

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Is Stress Affecting Your ME/CFS?

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

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ME/CFS & ADRENAL FATIGUE

In this short series of posts ‘ME/CFS Simple Strategies’ trainer and former sufferer of ME/CFS and fibromyalgia Simon Pimenta explores strategies for people with ME/CFS. ME/CFS & Diet Please re-read the caveats in the first article. As stated in the first … 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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How Often Do You Say “I Should……..”?

“I should do X- brush my teeth/go to church, visit my gran/eat my vegetables.” “I shouldn’t do Y- smoke/drink/eat cake/curse.” “I should know how to do this…” “I should be X (smarter, healthier, richer, slimmer.)” When we say “I should/shouldn’t……..” … Continue reading

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ME/CFS, Relaxation & Your Genes

The Power Of Relaxation You have the capacity to have a profound effect on your health and wellbeing, according to research. A study at Harvard University found that people trained in relaxation response techniques were able to affect gene expression. … 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 And Dealing With Cravings

Coach, Trainer and former sufferer of ME/CFS and fibromyalgia Simon Pimenta explores the issue of listening to your body and dealing with cravings when you are experiencing ME/CFS. How good are you at listening to your body? When should we listen to our … Continue reading

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ME/CFS And Listening To Your Body

Coach, Trainer and former sufferer of ME/CFS and fibromyalgia Simon Pimenta explores the issue of listening to your body and intuition  and will look explore dealing with symptoms of fatigue when you are experiencing ME/CFS. How good are you at listening to … Continue reading

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Decisions, Decisions

How Good Are You At Making Decisions? They may be small, non life changing ones; what to choose off the restaurant menu, or significant ones, whether to buy that flat or house or marry that man/woman.. Believe it or not, … Continue reading

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