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Fibromyalgia may hurt like a b****, but don’t let it make you act like one. Being civil, calm, and kind in your interactions with yourself and others – even when you don’t feel like it – can actually help you … Continue reading
Remember to love yourself. It won’t solve every problem and it won’t cure your fibromyalgia, but it’s a good start.
January doldrums got you down? Stimulate your brain! Try a new puzzle or game, or read a book on a topic that’s new to you. If you have the time and energy to spare, consider taking an online class: some … Continue reading
It’s tempting to go overboard making New Year’s resolutions – and hard not to beat yourself up for failing to accomplish them. This year, try to keep just one resolution: “In 2013, I will do a better job of treating … Continue reading
No matter how stressful or busy the holiday season may be, take time each day for exercise – whatever that means to you. Depending upon your unique body and its needs, that could mean anything from circling the couch two … Continue reading
“Let our advance worrying become advance thinking and planning.” Winston Churchill Today we’ll talk specifically about planning for the holiday season. The quote above seems particularly suitable for this conversation: The more thought you can give to holiday preparations now, … Continue reading
Even the happiest and healthiest people can face high levels of stress during the holiday season – the crowds! the noise! the lights! the pressure to be perfect! – so it’s no surprise that fibromites often experience flares and other … Continue reading