Anne-Marie was very helpful encouraging and understanding. Thank you, much appreciated.
Anne-Marie was very supportive and she made me feel at ease. She suggested some useful activities. She was so helpful and I very much appreciated her
I feel more supported and understood. Anne-Marie gave me hope, made me feel less alone and understood where I was coming from.
Anne-Marie was...Very understanding, thoughtful...great ideas...gave me confidence. Great
I cannot thank Anne-Marie enough. It was so reassuring to talk to someone who understood how I was feeling. My family were also very pleased when I explained all the help Anne-Maire had given me.
It was really uplifting for me and our family - Anne-Marie was a breath of fresh air - she is amazing and we are all eternally grateful
Anne-Marie made me feel a lot better about a lot of things - she was lovely. Very understanding and very easy to talk to.
“I have learnt so much today…really will help me so much”
“Lots and lots of different things to help with my life”
“Very informative and easy to understand”
“It was useful to know that you are not the only person with the problem”
“Very good session would recommend it”
“As a result I have cancelled some events and DON’T FEEL GUILTY. Excellent. Thank you”
“Appreciated it all – made me stop and think what I am forgetting to do – diet, say No to some things, be more organised”
“Learned – how to cope with fatigue.”
“Learned how to cope with my day”
“Learned tips for managing fatigue and general information, enjoyed workshop and discussions”
“The section on “Managing” everyday life. These are the first ideas/suggestions I have received so far to try so I can’t wait to try them.”
Living with a Long Term Condition
What was good?
“Recovery Action Plan. More positive activities, plan more”
“Sharing and discussing our personal stories. Daily plan to stay well”
“All of them. To improve more day to day routine. It was really helpful I understand more from this workshop.”
“Make time for me. Listing when things start to go wrong, before it is too late. Make a plan and talk to family. Ask for help when it goes wrong. Write down 5 things that have been good at the end of the day. Thank you this will help me set up a good working plan”
“All of it. Be kinder to myself. Write down 5 things that are good every day”
Increasing Happiness, Wellbeing and Resilience
“Like all the quotes and pictures. The workshop is done in a way that challenges the way I think but I think will help me in the long run.”
“All of it. Will read everything through and try and put into practice”
“Wellbeing and happiness. It will make things better as time goes. I did like the workshop and it was very helpful”
“Made me think about things in a different way”
“The context of wellbeing. Be more positive. Carry on doing things that make me happy. If possible be more resilient.”
“Reminder to write 5 things down to increase that attitude of gratitude. Look up Action for Happiness. Work on entertaining and sharing food and drink with friends. Learnt about RAS. Excellent! I loved the homely relaxed attitude that you brought to the subject. Thank you so very much.”
“I found the RAS interesting I had not heard of this before – will try and put this to use. Will practice the RAS, Be kinder to myself. Try not to be jealous of friends who appear to have a nicer life, with no illness”
“All. Be more assertive about goals, consider more options”