Not saying “No”, or negotiating with others what is right for you.
Being fearful of symptoms. This can then lead to avoidance behaviours. Disrupt daily activities and plans. Then there is the risk of getting stuck in peak / trough, and not doing enough to support your continued well being.
Feeling overwhelmed by symptoms which may affect your mood.
If you are struggling to put pacing into practice you are not alone.
The application of pacing can be a challenge. You may be trying to change lifetime habits and ways of doing things.
Speak to someone, a friend / family member , or health care professional – a problem shared and talked through can often offer new solutions.