Ian Cleary

Does the Lightning Process Training Programme Reduce Chronic Fatigue in Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Survivors?

August 18, 2021IanChronic Fatigue Syndrome & ME, In the News & Research, Lightning Process, UncategorizedComments Off on Does the Lightning Process Training Programme Reduce Chronic Fatigue in Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Survivors?

      (Cancers 2021, 13(16), 4076) Another research study was published about the Lightning Process. It is a mixed methods study of the effects of the Lightning Process on cancer survivors with chronic fatigue and has shown promising results. Chronic fatigue is a severe side-effect commonly experienced by many who have recovered from cancer.  It is often debilitating […]

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Lightning Process success stories

October 27, 2020IanChronic Fatigue Syndrome & ME, Chronic Pain/ Fibromyalgia, Lightning Process, UncategorizedComments Off on Lightning Process success stories

“If they can do so can you” Before taking anyone through a Lightning Process training, each client must first get really clear about their goals. It’s not enough to desperately want to get rid of pain, fatigue, anxiety, trauma etc. There needs to be a reason bigger than what they are leaving behind. Something in […]

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The Most Important First Step to Recovery Is..

June 2, 2020IanUncategorizedComments Off on The Most Important First Step to Recovery Is..

  THE MOST IMPORTANT FIRST STEP TO RECOVERY This is my second in a series of emails aimed to help people have an up-to-date neuroscience understanding of the conditions I work with using the LP training programme. (If you missed the first one it’s HERE). If you don’t want to miss out on future emails in […]

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Lightning Process Now ONLINE!

April 24, 2020IanUncategorizedComments Off on Lightning Process Now ONLINE!

Lightning Process now ONLINE! Due to current restrictions I am temporarily offering all Lightning Process trainings through a video conferencing format (Aust & NZ only). As many of you are at home at the moment it could be a great opportunity to read up on the concepts behind the training to decide if it makes […]

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WHAT determines HOW

April 16, 2020IanUncategorizedComments Off on WHAT determines HOW

‘WHAT’ determines the ‘HOW’ Understanding pain & fatigue is the critical first step. When someone is suffering from Chronic Pain or Chronic Fatigue the obvious question is ‘HOW’ do I recover? More important than HOW, is the more fundamental question – WHAT? WHAT is pain / WHAT is fatigue. The answer is counter-intuitive, challenging and […]

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Does Pain = Damage & Fatigue = No Energy?

October 23, 2019IanUncategorizedComments Off on Does Pain = Damage & Fatigue = No Energy?

#WARNING# If you are struggling with chronic pain or chronic fatigue I hope this post changes EVERYTHING!   If you believe that Pain = Damage or Fatigue = No Energy please read right through.   WE WERE WRONG! One of the reasons we have misunderstood chronic pain and chronic fatigue is that up until recently we have fundamentally misunderstood ALL pain and ALL fatigue. We thought:   […]

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Not Broken…Just Stuck

Here’s a radical thought.  What if the way you are thinking about your condition became an obstacle for full recovery. Would you be willing to begin to think about your condition differently? __________________ What would it be like to begin to think about yourself as just stuck rather than broken. What would it be like to […]

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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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Over-protective = Hypersensitive

May 18, 2016IanUncategorizedComments Off on Over-protective = Hypersensitive

Stress hormones protect us from the clichéd tiger. Chronic stress however puts us into an unnecessarily protective biological state. There is no tiger so we are over-protected. An over-protective brain & nervous system will assess ‘safe’ things as ‘dangerous’ and respond accordingly. Biologically overprotective = hyper-sensitive.

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A few thoughts about sleep and fatigue

January 31, 2014IanDepression, anxiety and other conditions, In the News & Research, UncategorizedComments Off on A few thoughts about sleep and fatigue

Sleep is such a normal part of every person’s life. It’s one of those things (like health/digestion/ energy) that you don’t think about it much until it’s not working. Then you really think about it. But when it comes to sleep, HOW you think about it matters. It really matters. Why? Because the brain is […]

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