Being a human being and simple healthy living is a prerequisite for helping to manage chronic pain and fatigue.
Simple healthy living tips are top of the to-do list. Because you cannot throw medicines or any other tools at chronic pain and fatigue if you are not addressing your “normal human needs”.
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Here are some simple things you can do right now:
- Breathe (activate your rest and digest mode)
- Rest well – download Insight Timer and look for guided meditation
- Add more water
- Add more vegetables
- Wander your garden or down your street
- Call a joyful person
- Do something you enjoy and can do easily (coloring, read a book, do a puzzle?)
- Stretch mindfully
- Try a clay heat pack
- Try essential oils (massage with lavender, frankincense and copaiba with fractionated coconut oil)
- Have a warm bath or shower
- Learn about fibromyalgia
- Inform yourself about myofascial pain syndrome
- Read up on the central nervous system
- Tackle sleep
- Look into low dose naltrexone
- Request your complimentary chat to discuss where you are at, your goals and if coaching with me may help you
- Write start a journal of your feelings and experiences
- Read The FibroManual by Dr Liptan
- Read The Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Solution by Dr Teitelbaum
- Join Melissa (you) vs chronic pain, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia Facebook group to chat with like minded individuals
A lot of these 21 things lead to more information. If you are curious about even more, you might like to join our newsletter list and gain access to You vs Fibromyalgia free micro course and my free resources page here…
Would you like a couple of bonus tips? These are two free, practical ways to improve symptoms. I can share these resources but it doesn’t work unless you do the work. Would you like to try meditation and/or yoga in five minutes a day?