The theme of this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week (which ran from 10th to 16th May) was ‘Connecting with Nature’. It’s something that’s been massively important to me over the years and, as I’ve written about before on this blog, spending time in nature is a big part of managing both the fibromyalgia pain (gentle … Continue reading Out and About in May
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com During the seemingly never ending Covid lock-down, one of the news articles that’s stuck in my mind reported a huge spike in interest in moving to the countrysidei. The BBC cited figures that across the UK, there had been a 126% increase in enquiries about buying a home in a … Continue reading Escape to the Country – How might rural living impact on managing chronic pain?
Since being diagnosed with fibromyalgia, the pace of my life has slowed considerably. But I don’t feel that that’s necessarily a bad thing, as it has given me the chance to immerse myself in nature on daily walks. I’d never have been able to do this pre-fibro as I was always too busy dashing here, … Continue reading March Wanderings
Gardening might be an activity that you’d consider to be out of the question if you live with fibromyalgia. But it can be a very rewarding hobby, especially when you see your garden growing as a direct result of the work you have put in. With a bit of planning, it can easily be enjoyed, … Continue reading Gardening and Fibromyalgia