Tag Archives: ME/CFS

10 Months Ago, Rob Couldn’t Run…

Note: The following is one persons’s experience, so no claim is being made about the results any one else will get.  I started working with Rob (pictured) in April 2017.He had been experiencing brain fog and extreme fatigue.He was frustrated … Continue reading

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Looking Back And Forward

In this post, Coach and Trainer Simon Pimenta shares ideas for refelecting on the year before thinking about the coming year. Looking Back At 2017 With 2017 coming to a close, I find it useful to reflect on the year past. Some … Continue reading

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ME/CFS & Listening To Your Body Part 2

In this post, Coach, Trainer and former sufferer of ME/CFS and fibromyalgia Simon Pimenta shares a simple technique to encourage listening to your body and intuition. It is all too easy to get caught up in what you are doing- and … Continue reading

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ME/CFS And Overcoming Fear

Whilst walking in the rain, I decided to make a short video on fear. Fear can make us freeze or avoid the thing that triggers fear. A yoga teacher wanted to build her business full time, but felt fearful of … Continue reading

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ME/CFS And Anxiety

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

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ME/CFS: Remaining Calm In The Emotional Storm

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

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ME/CFS And Perfectionism

In this post, former ME/CFS sufferer and Coach Simon Pimenta explores perfectionism and strategies for dealing with perfectionism if you have ME/CFS and this trait. Note: I am not suggesting that all people with ME/CFS have this trait. I don’t believe that to be … Continue reading

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The Power Of Anchors: Changing Unhelpful Responses

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

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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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ME/CFS: 5 Steps For Saying No

In Danny Wallace’s book, Yes Man (a very funny, daft and uplifting book), the author meets a man on a bus who tells him to say yes more, in response to hearing Danny say he has got stuck in a … Continue reading

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