Do you ever feel resistant and overwhelmed in response to some everyday needs or tasks such as:
Taking a rest break when you know your body needs it?
Refilling your pills or charting your progress as you are trying to get better?
Maybe even simple tasks such as brushing your teeth or Read more [...]
Even though this article is part of a series on how to use a smartphone to improve your health and life, you don’t actually need a smartphone to benefit from it. While a smartphone makes the strategy you’ll learn in this article more convenient, a pen and paper are enough to make it work!
Have Read more [...]
Experts agree that improving sleep is one of the most important elements of treating ME /CFS and Fibromyalgia. If our sleep improves, so they say, it’s likely that many of our other symptoms will improve as well.
So how do you go about improving your sleep?
That’s what you’ll learn Read more [...]
I admit that the first week I owned my smartphone, it actually made my life worse, not better. All the apps to install, menus to click through, and websites to explore left me mesmerized but ultimately exhausted. A smartphone, I realized, was an easy way to throw mental pacing and relaxation, both Read more [...]
(The cognitive problems typically found in chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia (slowed processing speed, shorter working memory, reduced executive functioning) suggest problems with distraction and focus are probably common. In this blog Johannes suggests ways to use one of the biggest potential Read more [...]
(Can being happy help with chronic fatigue syndrome? How important is happiness to our health? And who was truly happy even before they became ill?) Depression is common in people with chronic illnesses and I would warrant that even small upsets tweak people who have stress -response-immune disorders Read more [...]
The information found on Health Rising is mostly put together by people with ME/CFS and/or FM.
It is not intended as medical advice and should be used for informational purposes only.