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Issue #211: Negligence of Self Care Leads to Deterioration of Mental Health & Accessibility Needs are Different Even With the Same Disability

Issue #211: Negligence of Self Care Leads to Deterioration of Mental Health & Accessibility Needs are Different Even With the Same Disability | A Chronic Voice

Friday, 01 May 2020. Issue #211.

In this issue: Baskets are great simple tools to help maximise accessibility at home. People with chronic illnesses learn to pay close attention to their bodies; unlike healthy people who are able to handle a bigger blow of stress with less down time. It’s difficult to navigate a world where even close friends and family refuse to believe that you’re sick. Sleep is extra important with TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury), as fatigue is more common and affects even simple decisions. Negligence of self care leads to deterioration of mental health. Sometimes closure doesn’t require a definite response, as life is often like a muddy puddle. Attached with each ‘Stress Less Now’ lesson is a workbook you can download and keep. Just because two people use the same type of mobility aid or have the same disability doesn’t mean that their accessibility needs are the same. As an adult with ADHD, ideas keep coming up in your head that you can’t stem. With chronic illness emergency hospital trips are quite common, and therefore a goto hospital bag is essential.

*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: 12 Simple Tips to Manage Stress (or ‘How to Relax’ by Thich Nhat Hanh)

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