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” The biology of pain is never straightforward, even when it appears to be”, Lorimer Moseley I thought I knew it all: fibromyalgia is a constant hyper-arousal of the central nervous system and all the symptoms that evolve from that …

The post Fibromyalgia: pink palms, smooth feet appeared first on Women and Fibromyalgia.

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“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear”,Mark Twain I  have watched all episodes of the documentary Afflicted on Netflix. My mind is reeling and disturbed. I am hoping that by writing this blog I can …

The post AFFLICTED…Netflix documentary reviewed appeared first on Women and Fibromyalgia.

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” IT’S NOT THAT I’M SO SMART, IT’S JUST THAT I STAY WITH PROBLEMS LONGER” Albert Einstein And so, I began yet another journey with a therapy that I had not used before- ‘mirror therapy’. My physiotherapist had shown me how …

The post Mirror therapy and fibromyalgia appeared first on Women and Fibromyalgia.

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“She learned to Serve Others”, headstone of Sara Corning My dear Readers: Now it has been 11 years of writing almost monthly blogs about fibromyalgia and attending to the stories about people who are ultra sensitive, highly  empathetic,  anxious, unable …

The post Sara Corning: A Brave Humanitarian Nurse appeared first on Women and Fibromyalgia.

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” Anxiety can come over you without any event or stimulation triggering it”, Andrew Safer Thank you to Andrew for permission to use his cover page for this blog. Cover design: Sarah Hansen. Yesterday I attended a book signing/ launching …

The post Anxiety and Mindfulness: Relevance to Fibromyalgia appeared first on Women and Fibromyalgia.

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” PTSD is similar to Panic Attacks in that once turned on, the anxiety is fed into a vicious cycle”, David Yeung Anxiety, depression and panic attacks are triplets. They live together and feed on one another. The sources of these three …

The post Fibromyalgia: ANXIETY- PANIC ATTACKS appeared first on Women and Fibromyalgia.

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” The greatest heroes are those who do their duty in the daily grind of domestic affairs whilst the world whirls as a maddening dreidel” , Florence Nightingale A dreidel is a four-sided spinning top. I loved the above quote but …

The post Nurses and Fibromyalgia appeared first on Women and Fibromyalgia.

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I haven’t been writing more blogs of late as I am working on publishing a book from most of my previous blogs. Included in this book will be numerous comments from my readers which have been invigorating to re-read.. Reviewing...

The post MY ‘NEW’ BOOK ON FIBROMYALGIA! appeared first on Women and Fibromyalgia.

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” Highly sensitive people are too often perceived as weaklings or damaged goods”, Anthon St. Marten St. Marten writes that to feel intensely is “the trademark of the truly alive and compassionate”. Rather than believing that the person who is...

The post Fibromyalgia and the highly empathetic/ highly sensitive person appeared first on Women and Fibromyalgia.

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