Category Archives: overstimulation

Fibromyalgia and Setting Limits/Boundaries

“Sometimes we stare so long at a door that is closing, that we see too late the one that is open”, Alexander Graham Bell In so many ways we are fortunate to have access to valuable ¬†information which then allows … Continue reading

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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

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