Monthly Archives: December 2015

Fibromyalgia: Living in high alert

“We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are”, Ana├»s Nin One of the common sayings in Mindfulness Meditation is that thoughts are not facts. In the chronic pain clinics we are told that hurt does … Continue reading

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Trigger warnings for the fibromyalgia mind

“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear-not absence of fear” ,Mark Twain Neuroscientists can now tell us amazing things about the brain, they are the experts on the nervous system. The argument that there is or is not a … Continue reading

Posted in Fibromyalgia, hyper-vigilance, nociceptors, pacing, pema chodron, self talk, stimulation | 4 Comments