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5 Ways to Track your Day for Better Health

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5 Ways to Track your Day for Better Health

From way before my FND diagnosis, I was tracking my day, in one way or another. When I started experiencing what I refer to lovingly as my “weird and wonderful” symptoms I knew something wasn’t right. So I started making a note of the symptoms and anything about the day that I thought significant; mainly activity and emotions. I was able to see patterns and identify triggers. I’ve learnt just how valuable it is to track your health. By keeping track of what you do in a day and your symptoms, you can start to identify triggers and patterns of energy slumps or the start of symptoms. It could be you identify that being in crowds is a trigger, or you might discover peaks and troughs fall in line with your menstrual cycle. It is easy to miss these things otherwise, if there’s nothing to look back on. So today, I would to give you 5 ways to track your day for better health.

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Tips and Tricks/What is FND/Chronic Illness?

5 Powerful Steps For You After Diagnosis With FND

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5 Powerful Steps For You After Diagnosis With FND

When you are first diagnosed with FND-it can be a very daunting time. Up to that point, you may have been experiencing a number of symptoms that may not seem to link together. You may have researched on the Internet and convinced yourself you have all sorts of illnesses. Then you’re told you have a condition with little explanation of what that means.

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Wellbeing/Wellbeing

Introducing: Self-Care Boosts for Spoonies

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Introducing: Self-Care Boosts for Spoonies

When I talk about self-care do you know what I mean?  It is something that is very often over-looked, but the impact of daily self-care can make a huge difference to our mental health and wellbeing. Some people get scared off when they hear self-care, thinking its going to time consuming and expensive. Self-care isn’t about a day at a spa, although they are wonderful every now and again. Self-care for me is daily self-care activities that benefit your mind body or soul. Its like putting a deposit in your energy bank. And we could all do with that.  So let’s explore this further.

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Books for the Brain

It's All in Your Head

It’s All In Your Head

I've been looking to finish this book for a while, I know if I promised a book review I'd have the motivation! What I will say is don't let the title

The Self-Love Affair

The Self-Love Affair by Katie Phillips

I mentioned The Self-Love Affair book in my Wellbeing Plan for June blog post, that was published last week. I always set myself the goal of reading a

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