CBD & Chronic Pain

According to the NHS, around 28 million people in the UK suffer from some type of chronic pain. We all know someone who has sore joints or crippling lower back pain. It just seems obscene that something that is so pervasive in our society is not really talked about or appreciated enough. So, I thought… Continue reading CBD & Chronic Pain

Top tips for training with Fibromyalgia ⁣

Getting motivation to get in the gym with a chronic illness can be tough. Between the fatigue and the pain, it's very easy to feel like going to the gym will be only make things worse. But think about this. If you were to pick up an exceptionally hot cup it would hurt and instinctively… Continue reading Top tips for training with Fibromyalgia ⁣

The Importance of Having an Understanding Employer with a Chronic Illness

I'm extraordinarily fortunate in my career. Along side a genuinely interesting job that I enjoy, I get to experience some of the best restaurants in London, attend incredible events and even go to fun nights out like crazy golf and indoor sky diving. Plus I've raised over £10k for charity, I'm a mental health first… Continue reading The Importance of Having an Understanding Employer with a Chronic Illness

My Weekly Treatments for Fibromyalgia and Gym Recovery

Developing Fibromyalgia taught me something very important - your body is your temple. It's the only thing that you'll ever truly own. So each month I invest a lot of time and money in to looking after my body to keep my pain levels low and prevent injuries.  I get a lot of questions about… Continue reading My Weekly Treatments for Fibromyalgia and Gym Recovery

Why I See Fibromyalgia as Another Version of Myself

For years, many have described Fibromyalgia as like a toddler throwing a tantrum within them. But to me, Fibromyalgia is more than a toddler, it's another version of myself. Fibromyalgia is a completely different experience for every sufferer, but I've found that I can work quite nicely with it. When I talk about my Fibromyalgia, I… Continue reading Why I See Fibromyalgia as Another Version of Myself

Is compassion the key to mental health?

Mental Health is finally getting talked about like it needs to - but I don't see any changes actually happening. If anything, the situation is getting worse (Please note that this is an old blog post that I've brought over from my old website) I've suffered with depression for as long as I can remember,… Continue reading Is compassion the key to mental health?

Helpful Little Tricks for Dealing with Chronic Pain

It’s been a while since I focused on Fibromyalgia and other similar illnesses which cause chronic pain, and I’ve been doing a whole lot of research recently. I’ve been struggling with pain levels and have been looking for some new tricks to help. And I found some! For those who don’t know, I slipped a… Continue reading Helpful Little Tricks for Dealing with Chronic Pain

How Stress Effects Weight Loss and What You Can Do To Prevent It

Stress is sadly a normal part of life these days, weaving in through work, relationships, internal battles. As if stress isn’t bad enough, it can massively affect your weight loss in several ways. Adrenaline and Cortisol When you’re stressed your body releases hormones resulting in getting a burst of adrenaline. This prepares your body to… Continue reading How Stress Effects Weight Loss and What You Can Do To Prevent It