Resources

Here are some links, devices, apps and books which you may find useful in reclaiming your health.

Websites

Understanding your symptoms:

www.neurosymptoms.org

http://www.sane.works/resources/pressure/

Pain:  www.youtube.com/watch?v=4b8oB757DKc

How stress affects the body: www.heartmath.com

Posture:

http://www.ted.com/talks/amy_cuddy_your_body_language_shapes_who_you_are?language=en

 

Managing pain:

www.paintoolkit.org

www.pain-management-plan.co.uk

 

Managing dizziness:

http://www.menieres.org.uk/files/pdfs/controlling-your-symptoms.pdf

 

Mindful breathing:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mindfulness:

Jon Kabat Zinn describes what mindfulness is: www.youtube.com/watch?v=HmEo6RI4Wvs

A general website with information, resources and mindfulness exercises to try: http://mindfulnet.org

A useful article about the parts of your brain particularly impacted by mindfulness:

http://mindfulhub.com/archives/2011/06/meet-your-prefrontal-lobes/

www.headspace.com/science/meditation-for-stress

Mindfulness online courses for £60: www.bemindfulonline.com or
www.breathworks-mindfulness.org.uk

 

Biofeedback devices (for around £120):

www.stresseraser-uk.com

http://heartmath.co.uk/product/emwave2/

Books:

The Pain Management Plan: How People Living with Pain Found a Better Life: The Things That Helped Them and the Things That Set Them BackRobert Lewin and Mike Bryson

Buddha’s Brain: Rick Hanson.  Explains how the new brain sciences can help us to shape our own reality.

Mindfulness for Health: Vidyamala Burch and Danny Penman. Book and CD of a guided mindfulness programme, written by two people who have successfully used it to manage their own pain.

Mindfulness, a practical guide to finding peace in a frantic world: Mark Williams and Danny Penman

Emotional Healing for Dummies: David Beales and Helen Whitten. Explains why and how emotions can leave a physical scar, and helps you to heal your emotional traumas with a toolkit of strategies.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: What You Need To Know About CFS/ME: Megan Arroll. The latest thinking on the condition, and ways to manage it

Quiet the Mind: Matthew Johnstone

Sort your Brain Out: Jack Lewis and Adrian Webster

Get Some Headspace: 10 minutes can make all the difference: Andy Puddicombe