Pacing Myself Guide


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Pacing Myself Guide

2023-04-25 12:58

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A guide to feeling better after an illness


Illnesses can affect each of us in different ways. Some of us might find we’re more tired than normal afterwards, which can be a confusing and frustrating time. Especially if we used to have lots of energy.

It is important that we don’t put pressure on our bodies after an illness, such as doing activities that can take up lots of energy, as this can slow down the healing process and make us feel ill for longer. Pacing ourselves is something that can help!

Download the 'How can I be kind to myself?' sheet

Download the Sleep Diary sheet

Download the 'Uplifting things I can do' sheet

Download the Activity Diary sheet

Download the Spoon Game sheet


For more information, resources, and videos, visit the WF-I-Can post-COVID page here

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