Brain health
Fibro Blog, Fibromyalgia, Healthy Eating

Taking Care Of Your Brain and Your Emotional Health

Health Check for Your Brain & Emotional Mind

As we mark World Mental Health Day, I got thinking about how our physical condition impacts on our mental state. Our feelings of frustration, anxiety and anger all come from our emotional mind as opposed to our physical body. I am preaching to the converted when I say how much our pain and fatigue impacts our mental state. Therefore, it is important for us to ensure that we look after our emotional body, not just the physical.

To still our mind of all feelings and emotions is impossible. But there are things that we can do to ensure that we give our brain the best chance of dealing and processing all those thoughts and ultimately benefitting our physical body.

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Fibro Blog, Fibromyalgia, Inspiration

Going “Gaga” for Fibromyalgia & Raising Awareness

Lady Gaga “comes out” as a Fibro Fighter

Have you noticed the media frenzy this past week? Fibromyalgia is trendy!!

Lady Gaga declared on her Twitter feed that she too, battles with Fibromyalgia.

As she opened up about her chronic pain, her cancelled tour dates and stay in hospital; social media went into meltdown.

Love her or hate her, Lady Gaga’s announcement has definitely divided opinions.

I have never been a huge visitor to Fibromyalgia support forums. However, it has been “eye opening to say the least to see how opinions have been divided.

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