By date in reverse chronological order.
How one person learned to avoid relapses by using assertiveness.
The secret to improving with CFS and FM? Think small.
Guest author Patti Schmidt's strategies for handling relapses.
Practical ways to support patients in their efforts to feel better.
Six ways to improve sex and promote closeness.
How to reduce mental suffering by changing your inner dialogue.
Benefits of gratitude, a personal story and how to get started.
Strategies for taming the effects of media and navigating difficult relationships.
How to recognize and break free if you're “re-chewing” an experience.
What to do about two very different types of guilt. (First in a series on easing mental suffering.)
Elena improved from 25% to 75% by taking a series of small steps.
For several years, annual visits from relatives resulted in long relapses. Then Rose tried a new approach and got a different result.
Housekeeping can feel overwhelming with CFS or FM. Here's how one person transformed clutter into order.
How experimentation and record keeping were keys to dramatic improvement.
How to control symptoms by staying within your anaerobic threshold.
Pre-emptive rest is a simple technique that can help reduce symptoms and make life more stable. (From the series "Ten Keys to Successful Coping: 2001.")
Describes a system for understanding your limits and offers two techniques for expanding them. (First of two articles.)
What are the most important things to remember in coping with chronic illness? Read some answers from fellow patients in this article.
We find that those who get better often combine two apparently conflicting ideas: acceptance and the conviction that improvement is possible.
While medications are often used for pain, alternative approaches can be helpful as well.