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Issue#178: Chronic Illness has No Ultimate Medical Solution & Toxic Positivity is When Acceptance & Emotions are Denied

Issue#178: Chronic Illness has No Ultimate Medical Solution & Toxic Positivity is When Acceptance & Emotions are Denied | A Chronic Voice

Friday, 13 September 2019. Issue #178.

In this issue: It’s easy to presume there are medical solutions in modern society, but chronic illness lurks even whilst in remission. When you’re defeated mentally, it’s impossible to cope physically. Never force your body to handle more than it can, though a gentle push can have beneficial cumulative effects. Smiling and carrying on with life because there is no other way, but sometimes you just crumble emotionally. Toxic positivity is when acceptance and emotions are denied. Many disabled people do not like the fact that their conditions can be seen, as it draws unwanted attention. 10 of the most common fibromyalgia symptoms, though there are more than 60. As humans we can learn to tolerate a lot of things, but be careful as this can be used against you medically as well. Many people with chronic illness learn to block out low-level pain, but once it goes beyond a certain limit it’s impossible to ignore it anymore. Sometimes, the only way to break the stigma around depression is to talk about how depressing it is.

*Note: This article is meant for educational purposes, and is based on each person’s individual experiences and circumstances. It is not to be substituted for medical advice. Please consult your own doctor before changing or adding new treatment protocols.

Read More: How to Use the Tetris Effect to Invite Positivity Back into Your Life, Despite Chronic Illness

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