The sun is shining and the sky is blue, it’s a beautiful spring day today and we managed a nice walk in the pleasant warm sunshine. When we got back I sat outside with a cup of tea and tried to think of some interesting post I could write about on my blog. With my blog being mainly about pain and how to tackle it, it makes it quite hard to write something uplifting.
“Getting your readers interested in the first paragraph”, they say, is the key to the reader wanting to read more. So, I took a quick look through all my posts this month and initially I was quite surprised at how many I had written, 25 in total. My posts covered a selection of different subjects from pain relief through acupoints to Walking and the British obsession with the weather.
I looked at my stats to see if readers favored any particular post more than another but surprisingly my stats are pretty much the same on a daily basis. I looked at other sites that are similar to mine and I noticed that some wrote newsletters. I used to write newsletters quite a few years ago now but these were handmade news letters with a pretty bow on as they were for a ladies over 50’s group that I used to run. Of course, that took time and a lot of it and I know my back would not appreciate that sort of work any more. But it gave me an idea on writing a post at the end of every month on the posts that I had written that month (are you still with me?). So, without further adieu I will write on 24 reasons you should check out Back Pain Blog UK.
A few of my posts on Back Pain Blog were focused around acupoints and the benefits of different types of treatments you can have to help for your pain.
1. Teach Yourself Hand Reflexology is the perfect post on this type of treatment. followed by an article on
2. Auricular Therapy which is another type of treatment using acupoints only in your ears this time.
3. Acupuncture Another Natural Approach to Pain explains all about Acupuncture and the benefits you can get from this type of therapy.
4. Trigger Point Therapy is for acute and chronic pain and acupuncture and something you could perform on yourself in your own home, so it’s well worth reading this article.
5. Myofascial Release Therapy and Myofascial Pain
6. I also wrote about A Day in the Life of Ravi-Jaipaul founder of Yoke Wellness and a truly inspirational guy who overcame some awful injuries after a cycling accident and then set up Yoke Wellness.
7. I was gifted his mats and wrote a review on them as they are amazing acupressure mats and could not be happier with the outcome.
8. My awareness days this month were raising the awareness of Raynauds Disease, and
9. Tittinus Awareness week, check out my article here.
10. Other news in February included my personal trip and outcome from my first Covid-19 jab.
11. Plus an article I wrote on Covid-19 and Fibromyalgia, and
12. Pain Medication and Covid-19.
Some other interesting health related news are –
13. How to tell the Difference between x rays and scans.
14. Eight ways to create movement and energy into you day and
16. Bake Yourself Calm – I love baking and find it does calm me down and feel fulfilled when the cake is cooked and ready to hand out, and my family love it when they get a text from me saying I would be dropping off my bakes.
My regular Sleep Sunday slot in February covered –
17. Natural Sleep Aids and
18. How much Children and Teenagers Sleep
19. Simple Walking can vastly Improve Your Health and Wellbeing, but I think we all know this anyway, it’s just motivating ourselves to make it a regular occurrence.
This month I wrote a few articles covering pain with –
20. What is good and bad pain and how should we deal with it,
21. Depression and Back Pain, and
22. Low Back Pain – Is it a Slipped Disc.
A few fun articles included promoting-
23. International Send a Card to a Friend Day, m
23.My post on the website The Bad Back Company of my Day in the Life of a Back Pain Sufferer series and 24. Why It’s not to late to make your New Year Resolutions.
25. Finally, my article on Walking and the British Obsession with the Weather which was reposted onto another blog so someone must have liked it.
I hope you have enjoyed my lowdown on subjects covered this month. I am always happy to receive any suggestions so please let me know if you have any.
Happiness is … looking forward to something.