Issue #196: The Difficulties of Understanding Chronic Fatigue Over Pain & Doing What’s Best for Your Body Right Now is an Achievement | A Chronic Voice

Friday, 17 January 2019. Issue #196. In this issue: The difficulties of understanding chronic fatigue over pain. An occupational therapist with over 25 years of experience shares her best tips on how to regain your quality of life. Avoid dwelling on your problems and seek help if you live with chronic illness. Accept that not […]

The Chronic Pain Cycle & How to Break It (Top Tips From an Occupational Therapist) | A Chronic Voice

*Note from A Chronic Voice: Cynthia Hill is an occupational therapist with over 25 years of experience. She aims to help her clients – many of whom live with chronic pain or disability – regain their quality of life as best as they possibly can. She has always had a special interest in hand injuries, […]

Friday, 10 January 2019. Issue #195. In this issue: Straws account for less than 0.03% of marine plastic pollution, yet disabled people who rely on them are being singled out. Managing pain by resting and quickly returning to a strict routine. CBG and its aid with sleep. Travelling can be exhausting even for a healthy […]

The Rise of Online Counseling & The Nuances of Online Communication

*Note: Whilst this post is sponsored by BetterHelp, all opinions expressed in this review are my own. Digital communication is on the rise, and isn’t limited to simply texting or calling friends and family. Many services are now available online or via an app; from food and grocery delivery, to instantaneous cashless payments, and even […]

Issue #194: The Indescribable Debilitation of Chronic Fatigue & The Difference Between Active & Passive Suicidal Thoughts | A Chronic Voice

Friday, 03 January 2019. Issue #194. In this issue: Chronic fatigue – compared to pain – can be unfathomable as most people have never experienced it to such a debilitating extent. The link between chronic pain and psychological issues, which is obvious yet some research find ‘weird’. Writing to encourage empathy and to reduce ignorance. […]

Issue #193: The Middle Ground of Invisible Illness Where the Fight Isn't Seen & More Patient Perspective are Needed as Google Searches are Bland | A Chronic Voice

Friday, 27 December 2019. Issue #193. In this issue: Searching on Google about invisible illness: Bland, repetitive and overly general; more patient perspectives are needed. The fatigue that comes with needing to prove your self-care in order to be ‘worthy’ of compassion. If migraines just needed Tylenol for pain relief, there would be no need […]

Issue #192: Pain is Private, No One has the Right to Judge How You Cope & Winters May be Miserable, but Getting Cosy Can Feel Wonderful | A Chronic Voice

Friday, 20 December 2019. Issue #192. In this issue: Pain is private, and no one has the right to judge, doubt or comment on how you endure and cope with it. Ignore ignorant remarks and focus on creating good memories over the holidays. People more likely to feel pain on humid days. CBD Oil for […]

Wheelchair Accessible Winter Destinations | A Chronic Voice

*Note: This is a sponsored post. Winter may seem like a dreary season, but that’s all the more reason to get out there and brighten your day. Mobility issues won’t restrict your activities if you look out for wheelchair accessible travel destinations. Below are some of the best accessible holiday destinations for disabled travel – […]