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About migrainefreeme

I'm a practitioner psychologist. I'm on a journey of faith and grace. I have complex, severe and continuous migraine. I blog about holding on to hope through life's ups and downs.

Claire Wineland inspiration

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Viktor Frankl quotes

Following up on my last post, here are some quotes of Viktor Frankl, there are some real gems in here…

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Meaning and purpose

I’ve been doing a lot more thinking on meaning and purpose the last few days. I brought it up with my counsellor today to see if he had any insights and he mentioned Victor Frankl. I haven’t had chance to … Continue reading

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What am I here for?

I found it both humbling and terrifying to lose all the things that had previously given my life meaning and purpose. For me this came through illness but many people might experience something similar for a whole range of reasons. … Continue reading

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Resilience tune #16

I’ve been listening to this song a lot this week, it sums things up nicely, another one to add to the resilience play list

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The race

This is how I imagine myself; very slowly running a race (more like a plodding walk, let’s be honest) while everybody else has completed the race and is busy celebrating, drinking champagne and jeering at me from the top box. … Continue reading

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I need some advice on coping with insomnia. I’m averaging about 2 hours a night at the moment (my usual is about 10 hours a night). It’s turning me into a crazy wreck. I need something to change but I … Continue reading

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