Useful resources: fatigue

Listed below are websites that you may find useful when looking for further information.


Overcoming chronic fatigue: a self-help guide using cognitive behavioural techniques (Mary Burgess and Trudie Chalder)
Coping better with chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis: cognitive behaviour therapy for CFS/ME (The self-help series) (Bruce Fernie and Gabrielle Murphy)

Overcoming chronic pain (Cole, Howden-Leach, Macdonald, Carus, 2005)
The explain pain handbook protectometer (Butler and Moseley, 2015)
Understanding long term pain – taster version. The full publication can be purchased for £1 by contacting the British Pain Society on 020 7269 7840 or

Mindfulness: a practical guide to finding peace in a frantic world (Mark Williams and Danny Penman)
Mindfulness for health: a practical guide to relieving pain, reducing stress and restoring wellbeing (Vidyamala Burch and Danny Penman)
The compassionate mind (Paul Gilbert)

Audio books/CDs
Mindfulness meditation for pain relief: guided practices for reclaiming your body and your life (John Kabat-Zinn)
Mindfulness for beginners (John Kabat-Zinn).


Arthritis research UK
Arthritis information: back pain
Arthritis information: neck pain
Arthritis information: fibromyalgia
British pain society

Cognitive behavioural therapy resources
Get self help
Mood cafe – relaxation exercises

Mindfulness resources
The free mindfulness project

Pain video
What is chronic pain?

Yoga videos
White cloud wellness
Yoga for energy


The mindfulness app
BellyBio: Interactive breathing (by Relaxline)
Get some headspace (free 10 day trial)
ActiveME – activity diary 
Sleepcycle alarm clock
Relax and sleep by Glenn Harrold
Sleepmaker rain
Nature sounds relax and sleep
Long deep breathing

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