What you hold in your hands is based on more than two decades of clinical experience combined with more than three decades of personal engagement in mindfulness practice and study. I am deeply confident that if the wisdom in this book is brought to life, it will transform the lives of people who participate.
This step-by-step description of a mindfulness-based approach to ME/CFS will enable more clinicians and teachers to offer these tools more confidently and effectively.
This book is a treasure trove of professional expert opinion coupled with examples from lived experience of those with these debilitating conditions. It offers practical and achievable strategies using mindfulness to adapt how to live with compassion and awareness amidst our symptoms of fatigue/pain These are framed in accessible theoretical and clinical perspectives with helpful diagrams and examples.
Fiona McKechnie's book is a very welcome resource and inspiration for those of us that work with deep fatigue in our patients and in ourselves. Drawing upon the established models of MBSR and MBCT, that deeply cultivate the qualities of calm and insight, curiosity, acceptance and compassion, she demonstrates how hope and change may be found in the face of the seemingly intractable.