The Savagery of Panic Attacks & The Saving Grace of Internet Friends | A Chronic Voice

I’m writing this whilst in a mentally unsound state of being, for a bit of cathartic release at 1am. Anxiety and panic attacks have been plaguing me for months. I had a full blown panic attack yesterday, the sort where I collapse onto the floor and heave, and wail, and scream my lungs out, not […]

Issue #235: The Worsening of Symptoms with the October Slide & The Health Benefits of Expressive Writing from Over 300 Research Studies

Friday, 16 October 2020. Issue #235. In this issue: World Arthritis Day ‘COVID-19 Time Capsule’ with A Chronic Voice from Singapore, a project presented by Creaky Joints and the Canadian Arthritis Patience Alliance. Accepting chronic pain and working with our bodies as a person with chronic illness, so as to become more attuned to it […]

Issue #234: Don't Avoid Using Assistive Devices to Help Your Balance & Self Reminders During Pain Flares | A Chronic Voice

Friday, 09 October 2020. Issue #234. In this issue: Don’t avoid using assistive devices and mobility aids to help support your balance. Start with one simple task, and let momentum build up from there to drive motivation levels up. Gaslighting is an extremely effective form of emotional abuse that gives the abuser a lot of […]

Issue #233: Painkillers Can be a Lifeline for Those Who Live with Chronic Pain & Sometimes Acknowledging a Person’s Pain is All That’s Needed | A Chronic Voice

Friday, 02 October 2020. Issue #233. In this issue: Should someone go out of their way to make us uncomfortable, we could possibly turn the tide and use it educate them instead. The good and bad of lockdown life – whilst some have found it hard to be apart from their friends and family for […]