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Knowing our values

Knowing our values is important to help us to achieve fulfilment. Use this guide to help you plan what you need to be doing in order to feel a sense of purpose and fulfilment.

Life Audit

Are you meeting your Core Needs? Conducting a life audit can be an insightful exercise to help you evaluate and enhance your overall wellbeing.

Life Audit

Are you meeting your Core Needs? Conducting a life audit can be an insightful exercise to help you evaluate and enhance your overall wellbeing.

Triggers

This resource details some of the more common triggers of Mast Cell Activation Syndrome.

Symptoms of MCAS

This resource details some of the more common symptoms of Mast Cell Activation Syndrome.

Mast Cell Activation Syndrome: A Primer for the Gastroenterologist

Mast Cell Activation Syndrome: A Primer for the Gastroenterologist Leonard B. Weinstock, Laura A. Pace, Ali Rezaie, Lawrence B. Afrin & Gerhard J. Molderings

Progressive Muscle Relaxation for Adults

When we experience anxiety or stress, our muscles can tense up. Progressive muscle relaxation can help to alleviate this tension and promote a sense of calm.

MCAS Testing for Healthcare Professionals

This leaflet details some of the tests used to diagnose MCAS, how to order and handle a sample and how to read the results.

MCAS Testing

This leaflet documents some of the tests that may be used to diagnose MCAS and explains how to read the results.

Casper Colouring Page

This Casper colouring page is a fun resource for children and a great way for them to express their feelings and emotions in colour.

Reasonable adjustments in the workplace full pack

This is our full pack with multiple resources to support requesting reasonable adjustments in the workplace with MCAS.

Understanding your rights and advocating for yourself in the workplace - a guide for people with MCAS

This guide helps you to understand your rights and the support that could be put into place in your workplace to help you.

MCAS for employers

This guide for employers explains MCAS and the support that could be put into place in the workplace for those with MCAS.

An MCAS-friendly workplace - cheat sheet

This cheat sheet has top tips that might be helpful when creating an MCAS-friendly work place.

Reasonable adjustment passport

A workplace adjustments passport is a live record of all workplace adjustments agreed with your employer.

Template for requesting reasonable adjustments

This template may be helpful when requesting reasonable adjustments from your employer.

Reasonable Adjustments Reflection Template.

This table may support you to break down the reasonable adjustments that could be made to support you in your workplace.

Letter challenging a refusal to make reasonable adjustments

This letter may be useful if you need to challenge a refusal to implement reasonable adjustments in your workplace.

Reasonable Adjustments Policy Template

This template policy can be shared with your workplace to support the development and implementation of a reasonable adjustment policy.

Boom and bust cycle theory for adults

In the world of chronic illness, it's entirely normal to experience both 'good' and 'bad' days. However, if you overexert yourself on the good days, it can lead to an overcompensation of rest on the bad days. Trying to find a smoother path with more balance to your ‘good’ and ‘bad’ days can help to stop the cycle.

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