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Chronic fatigue syndrome

Chronic fatigue syndrome also referred to as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME).

Writings

  • ‘The Alexander Technique and M.E.’ by Jan Ellan describes how she developed ‘illness management’ over some time, coping with ME while teaching the Technique.[1]
  • ‘Chronic fatigue syndrome and the Alexander Technique – the next research project?’ by Annie Whitehead is on her own experiences of having CFS and recovering from it.[2]
  • ‘Curing ME by coming to quiet’ by Penelope Easten tells her own story of recovery by using the instruction by Margaret Goldie (‘Just come to quiet’) and the Mickel therapy (aka Reverse therapy).[3]
References

[1] ‘The Alexander Technique and M.E.’ by Jan Ellan in STATNews vol. 4, no. 3 edited by Malcolm Williamson (STAT, June 1992), p. 8.
[2] ‘Chronic fatigue syndrome and the Alexander Technique – the next research project?’ by Annie Whitehead in STATNews vol. 6, no. 27 edited by Ann James (STAT, January 2009), p. 23.
[3] ‘Curing ME by coming to quiet’ by Penelope Easten in STATNews vol. 7, no. 5 edited by Ann James (STAT, May 2011), pp. 20–21.