How Alike Health Taps Into the Wisdom of Chronic Illness Patients to Improve Your Healthcare

In this article we explore the concepts of ‘The Wisdom of the Crowd’, the problems currently faced in healthcare, and how the Alike Health app can be used to improve your healthcare. Chronic illness management is a tricky and touchy topic, as every patient is unique and different. Every healthcare professional has a different medical […]

COVID-19 Vaccine Experiences from People with Chronic Conditions

First of all, I want to thank everyone who contributed their COVID-19 vaccine experiences to this roundup. Yes, there are already many COVID-19 vaccine experiences being shared out there. But the data for those with chronic conditions is still quite sparse. In this collaborative roundup, you will see a mix of responses in regards to […]

Issue 282: The Danger of Certain Wellness Culture & Medical Gaslighting Goes Beyond Just Words

Friday, 17 September 2021. Issue #282. In This Issue: The danger of wellness culture and how some people with chronic illness fall into the trap of promoting or selling it, even though their intentions may be good. Medical gaslighting goes beyond just words; the unspoken communication between doctor and patient that often goes recorded in […]

Issue 281: Pain Isn’t Just ‘Pain’ When You’re Seeking Solutions for Chronic Illness & The Inability to Progress Like a Healthy Person, But Gaining New Perspectives on Life and Self

Friday, 10 September 2021. Issue #281. In This Issue: Pain isn’t just ‘pain’ – there’s a huge difference in types of pain to doctors and patients, in order to find solutions and pain relief. The inability to progress in career, relationship or travel experiences as compared to your peers, but gaining a new perspective on […]

Issue #280: The Beauty of Online Support Groups & The Benefits of Nature Have Been Known for Centuries, Yet We are Losing Touch with It

Friday, 03 September 2021. Issue #280. In This Issue: The beauty of online support groups is that you can be as visible or invisible as you like, and they really do help with your wellbeing. The benefits of nature have been known for centuries, yet we are losing touch with it in modern society, and […]

September Writing Prompts for People with Chronic Illnesses & Disabilities

It’s time to share about your chronic illness life, using the September writing prompts! Admittedly I haven’t been participating in my own linkups in recent months as much as I’d like to, for a mix of reasons. But I still get excited whenever I receive a notification of a new entry. Your entry. And I’m […]