Chronic Illness Christmas Giveaway: Gifts for Every Body in Pain This Lonely Pandemic Season! | A Chronic Voice

It’s Time for the 2020 Chronic Illness Christmas Giveaway! It’s time for the 2020 Chronic Illness Christmas Giveaway on A Chronic Voice! I held one last year too, and found it to be such an enjoyable experience for all parties involved. Who doesn’t love a good (pain relieving or comforting) gift? With the pandemic going on […]

How to Deal With Mental Illness While in Quarantine | A Chronic Voice

Mental health is an issue that impacts people of all ages; some mental illnesses more severe or debilitating than others. Likewise, the global pandemic, COVID-19, is impacting people of all ages, all over the world. As the COVID-19 virus is forcing people to stay at home, some people are having a harder time coping with […]

We all know the truth of the saying, ‘health is wealth’. But apart from the metaphorical aspect of this idiom, it’s actually pretty literal as well. It’s expensive just to stay alive if you have a chronic illness or disability, especially if you live in a country where healthcare is not subsidised. There are extra […]

How to Maximise Accessibility & Improve Your Quality of Life at Home | A Chronic Voice

The Need for Accessibility When You Live with Chronic Pain or Disability Adaptations and modifications of spaces are often required when you live with chronic pain or a disability. Many of us spend a lot of time at home, so it only makes sense that we transform it to suit our needs for a better […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 – […]

Is Acupuncture a Useful Treatment for Chronic Pain? | A Chronic Voice

*Note: This is a guest post. Acupuncture might seem like an exotic, or even impossible method for treating chronic pain, but this ancient practice has now been accepted as a useful supplementary treatment for issues such as lower back pain, neck pain and even osteoarthritis conditions. Acupuncture is a part of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) […]