Monthly Archives: March 2010

Fibromyalgia: An argument against being mentally ‘ill’

” My friend…care for your psyche…know thyself, for once we know ourselves, we may learn how to care for ourselves”, Socrates Fibromyalgia does not allow for any kind of scientific tests to aid in making the diagnosis of the syndrome. … Continue reading

Posted in American College of Rheumatologists, anxiety, autism, bio-feedback, christof koch, Dr. Fredrick Wolfe, Fibromyalgia, Gerald Grot and Allan Horwitz, highly sensitive persons, mind/body, mood rings, negative psycho-social emotions, neuro-ethicists, pain, pharmaceuticals, philosophers, positive psycho-social emotions, restless legs, science of consciousness, sleeplessness | 6 Comments

Fibromyalgia and Pacing Oneself

“If you can anchor yourself to a ship of tranquility, you won’t be tossed about by the waves of stimulation”, Ted Zeff I recently asked my spouse what lessons he learned from his father. His reply was how to ‘pace’ … Continue reading

Posted in Buddhism, depression, fearfulness, Fibromyalgia, frenetic activity, highly sensitive persons, joy, living life in the slow lane, meditation, neuroscientists, optimism, overstimulation, personality characteristics, rushing, Ted Zeff | 10 Comments