Posts made in April, 2013

Chronic Fatigue Part 11: Facing Your Fears

Posted by on Apr 25, 2013 in Chronic Fatigue Article Series | 0 comments

Chronic Fatigue Part 11:  Facing Your Fears

In this article series on chronic fatigue, we’ve talked about mental-emotional, lifestyle, and stress-related factors that can deplete energy. By taking a look at the big picture of chronic fatigue, you can see that there are actually many factors that can pull together and work as a team to make you feel tired.

There is no one meditation technique, supplement, diet, or pharmaceutical drug out there that will make you feel

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Chronic Fatigue Part 10: Stress Today

Posted by on Apr 25, 2013 in Chronic Fatigue Article Series | 0 comments

Chronic Fatigue Part 10:  Stress Today

Stress is taking a whole new direction today. While in the past, stress may have been reliably pinpointed to work responsibilities, family life, relationships, career paths, and major life transitions, today’s sources of stress are not always so predictable. Many of them are vague and hard to learn how to cope with, especially when we’re regularly taught to ignore these feelings.

What’s an example? One form is an addiction to

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Chronic Fatigue Part 9: Physical Activity

Posted by on Apr 25, 2013 in Chronic Fatigue Article Series | 0 comments

Chronic Fatigue Part 9:  Physical Activity

Is physical activity a disservice to those who have chronic fatigue, or does it help the ball rolling toward getting better and feeling more energy again? A lot of that depends on how you view exercise and physical activity.

With the numerous, and at times crazy options for exercise out there, some of the common advice is to mainly avoid physical activity during chronic fatigue.

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Chronic Fatigue Part 8: Sleep Habits

Posted by on Apr 25, 2013 in Chronic Fatigue Article Series | 0 comments

Chronic Fatigue Part 8:  Sleep Habits

Sleep is a fairly straight-forward concept when it comes to energy, right? Just get to bed on time and you’ll get more energy. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. For a few people that nice eight-hour block of sleep is routine, predictable, and energizing. Increasingly, the number of people who actually experience this type of sleep is declining.

We tend to think of sleep as more of a mental rest, and

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Chronic Fatigue Part 7: Food Combinations

Posted by on Apr 25, 2013 in Chronic Fatigue Article Series | 0 comments

Chronic Fatigue Part 7:  Food Combinations

People don’t often like to hear that sugar and refined carbohydrates (including white bread) can contribute to chronic fatigue. It’s usually the last thing you want to hear if you’re having sugar and carbohydrate cravings frequently. The ultimate challenge of restricting sugar and carbohydrates is in treating it like a prison sentence. Many people adopt a very rigid approach to this topic and end up with an all or nothing mandate for carb and sugar consumption.

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