Is it possible to live a ‘normal’ life with a chronic illness?

Hello again to my friends and followers of my Facebook page and my blog. It is wonderful to be here sharing with you again. I haven't been able to post for some time due to some health issues that I have been experiencing. This leads me nicely onto the subject of my blog post this … Continue reading Is it possible to live a ‘normal’ life with a chronic illness?

The burdens and the gifts of a chronic health condition

Hello and welcome to this weeks post on what I see as the burdens and the gifts of having a chronic pain condition. I speak from my own experience in this blog of having chronic pain for the past 8 years. Everyone's experiences will be different in terms of the symptoms that they have, their … Continue reading The burdens and the gifts of a chronic health condition

Medical appointments with a chronic health condition

Hello and a warm welcome to my blog post regarding medical appointments. I hope that you are managing to enjoy at least some of this glorious weather that we are having here in the UK. I'm sure most of you are aware by now if you read my blog, or follow my Facebook page 'Flourishing … Continue reading Medical appointments with a chronic health condition

Scroll Free September

Hi everyone, Lovely to see you here again. Sorry it's been a while since I last posted. Things have been really busy here at Flourishing MK. Today I wanted to talk about Scroll Free September. Have you seen the coverage about this and what do you think? For me as a classic introvert, with a … Continue reading Scroll Free September

Self-care in times of distress

Hello, Lovely to see you here again. Now when thinking about this blog I came up with loads of ideas and now I sit down to write it's more challenging than I thought it would be! Writing about distress, in whatever form it takes is hard. As these experiences are not pleasant and sometimes can … Continue reading Self-care in times of distress

Mindfulness day

  Hello everyone, Lovely to see you here again 😃 This picture was of a very sleepy me on the train first thing this morning. Today has been a lovely and very fulfilling day for me. It was the last of four sessions of the Mindfulness for Health course that I have been supporting up … Continue reading Mindfulness day

Volunteering on a Mindfulness for Health course – session one

Happy Bank holiday weekend to my lovely blog and Facebook page followers. Lovely to see you here. So this blog post is to let you know how it was for me to volunteer on a Mindfulness for Health program run at one of the Breathworks offices in Manchester. I was really excited for this opportunity … Continue reading Volunteering on a Mindfulness for Health course – session one