Ian Cleary

Working with bias

October 31, 2017IanUncategorizedComments Off on Working with bias

An ‘Aha’ moment is a time when our understanding shifts and we change our awareness of the nature of our world. The science of perception is fascinating – how we perceive others, ourselves, our bodies, the world, our past, our present and our future. We are all biased YET we can work on correcting our biases. […]

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Lightning Process research findings

October 9, 2017IanChronic Fatigue Syndrome & ME, In the News & Research, Lightning ProcessComments Off on Lightning Process research findings

The British Medical Journal has published a paper on a trial involving the Lightning Process and CFS. The results have certainly created a lot of interest with the conclusion: ” The LP is effective and is probably cost-effective when provided in addition to Specialty Medical Care for mild/moderately affected adolescents with CFS/ME.” VIEW HERE

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Getting better or just getting better at managing?

September 9, 2017IanChronic Fatigue Syndrome & ME, Chronic Pain/ Fibromyalgia, Lightning Process, NeuroplasticityComments Off on Getting better or just getting better at managing?

The understanding of NEUROPLASTICITY has become a valuable tool in working with both physical and mental health. NEUROPLASTICITY is the process where the brain alters its structure and function as an adaptation to experience. The implications of this are huge. One implication is that the things that people do to ‘manage’ their problem are also […]

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How Stress can Make you sick

Stress hormones can keep us safe. But Chronic Stress hormones can make us sick. A nice overview of how chronic stress changes our body. The problem is not stress it is CHRONIC stress. Our body starts changing instantly with stress. We are designed to respond to a threat with the Physical Emergency Stress response. But long […]

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What is fatigue?

August 7, 2017IanChronic Fatigue Syndrome & MEComments Off on What is fatigue?

What is fatigue?  It’s worth pondering if you are suffering from chronic fatigue that rest and sleep USE energy. Lying still uses energy. Sleeping uses less but only a fraction less. It’s still ‘draining your energy resources’. It’s interesting to ponder that healthy people wake up each morning having used energy to sleep but feel […]

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Life’s Ups & Downs

Nothing in life is static. There are ups and downs. One follows the others follows the other.   BUT   If you fear the downs – the ups become a THREAT. An up becomes a predictor of a down.   If you fear failure you will fear success. If you fear fatigue you will fear […]

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RAS – A Piece of the Puzzle

The video below is a useful way to think about just how the brain processes all the information that comes its way. With the brain located inside our skull it relies on our nerves to send it important information. This includes information about the world around us and the working of our body. All of this […]

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Lightning Process Melbourne

July 12, 2017IanIn the News & ResearchComments Off on Lightning Process Melbourne
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East Enders Star’s Lightning Process success

July 12, 2017IanChronic Fatigue Syndrome & ME, In the News & Research, Success StoriesComments Off on East Enders Star’s Lightning Process success

A recent article in UK press about East Enders star Martine McCutcheon and her Lightning Process success. http://home.bt.com/lifestyle/health/wellness/what-is-the-lightning-process-11364193609824  

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Autobiography in Five Short Chapters

I sent out this poem recently to my Lightning Process Graduates and so many replied to say how much they related to it. The process of getting out of auto-pilot and retraining our brain / body to respond differently is not always smooth. It’s a journey that this poem captures well. Autobiography in Five Short […]

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