024 Fatigue management tips when you have a heart health diagnosis

024 Fatigue management tips when you have a heart health diagnosis

A few weeks ago I talked about my experience of fatigue, fatigue management and what fatigue can feel like. I discussed the difference between tiredness and fatigue along with reasons why after a heart attack, heart surgery or living with heart disease we might have fatigue, what it is and the potential causes. Hopefully, you’ve used my shared suggestions to…

023 Relaxamation – Forgiveness Is A Gift

023 Relaxamation – Forgiveness Is A Gift

For a full understanding of what my guided relaxamations are make sure you catch up with my episode called Relaxamations to relax and energise when living with heart disease, you can read or listen to me explaining it. In a nutshell, though, relaxamations are a blend of all of the best bits of meditation, guided relaxation, mindfulness and positive affirmations.…

022 Relaxamations to relax and energise when living with heart disease

022 Relaxamations to relax and energise when living with heart disease

Today I am going to tell you about my relaxamation technique and how it can help you to relax and energise when living with heart disease. It is a blend of all of the best bits of meditation, guided relaxation, mindfulness and positive affirmations. It’s so exciting to tell you about what a relaxamation is and how it can help.…

021 Fatigue, the What, the Why and the How-To Work It Out

021 Fatigue, the What, the Why and the How-To Work It Out

I recently asked in my Facebook community how have people been feeling since their heart attack, cardiac event or open-heart surgery. At the top of the poll was fatigue closely followed up by sleep issues, anxiety and lack of motivation. I thought these would be great topics for me to talk about. So today I am focussing on fatigue. Click…

020 Interview with Sallie Crawley by Brian Simpson, a ruptured Achilles, a heart attack and breast cancer

My Heart & Mind Podcast

Click play to hear the full interview ⬇ My time on the other side of the mic. Hear how I didn’t realise I was having a heart attack. A few months ago, I invited Brian Simpson, the Heart Attack Thriver to be on my podcast. He turned the tables on me and invited me to be his guest on his IGTV…

018 Interview with Tony Richens-Smith, having a heart attack during Covid-19 lockdown

018 Interview with Tony Richens-Smith, having a heart attack during Covid-19 lockdown

Click play to hear the full interview ⬇ Tony tells us about the day when his heart attack started and how he thought he had COVID.  In January 2020 Tony decided to change his life and pursue his passion working as a dog behaviourist. It was probably not the best timing but he made the best of things. Little did he…

015 Interview with Nicky Duncan-Sutherland – Not your typical heart disease stereotype

015 Interview with Nicky Duncan-Sutherland – Not your typical heart disease stereotype

Click play to hear the full interview ⬇ Nicky was 44 years old, a fit and healthy mum of 3. She is not the stereotypical candidate for a heart attack. She went to see her doctor as she began to feel unwell. The doctor suggested it was indigestion so Nicky took the recommended Gaviscon. Unbeknown to her that her symptoms…

014 Interview with Brian Simpson, the heart attack thriver, how having a heart attack changed his life for the better

014 Interview with Brian Simpson, the heart attack thriver, how having a heart attack changed his life for the better

How having a heart attack changed his life for the better. Brian suffered a massive heart attack at the age of 48. Prior to that he was exceptionally healthy and lived a very active life. His heart attack occurred during an Ice Hockey match and he spent 20-25 minutes on his own in the dark unable to move. Did the…

013 Interview with Sara Bushnell – Having a heart attack at work far from home and an important discovery

013 Interview with Sara Bushnell – Having a heart attack at work far from home and an important discovery

She had been experiencing regular headaches and stress, at one point thought her blood pressure machine must have been broken. Who’d have thought about a heart attack. Constant headaches and stress Sara was fit, healthy and ate a good diet. She had been experiencing regular headaches and stress, at one point thought her blood pressure machine must have been broken.…

012 Interview with Steve Wrigley – Having a cardiac arrest at 30,000 feet and recovering from a heart attack in Singapore

012 Interview with Steve Wrigley – Having a cardiac arrest at 30,000 feet and recovering from a heart attack in Singapore

Steve Wrigley was flying home when he had a cardiac arrest on a plane. Prior to this Steve was was fit and healthy, he loved adventure holidays that revolved around cycling. He went with friends he’d met on previous adventures on a trip to Bali. Steve shares his story of amazing luck as he survived two accidents on his bike.…