How Trauma Therapy Helped Me to Deal With PTSD | www.achronicvoice.com

*Note from A Chronic Voice: The term ‘PTSD’ is often associated with war veterans, yet trauma can stem from many other life circumstances as well. This includes things like accidents, childhood abuse, chronic pain, and other stressful situations. Some of the signs of PTSD are suicidal thoughts, insomnia, and recurrent flashbacks of the life-changing moment. […]

May 2018 Prompts: Remembering, Caring, Entertaining, Designing & Believing | www.achronicvoice.com | #spoonies #achronicvoice #prompts #mayprompts #chronicillness

CLICK HERE to submit your own entry, and to read about what others are up to as well! *Trigger Warning: This post contains some sad pictures and topics on sickness and death. Remembering JC’s siblings who died too young. Last month, I marvelled over the births of five tiny parrotlet lives. Unfortunately, only one of […]

April 2018 Prompts: Marvelling, Splurging, Disciplining, Balancing & Socialising. Click to read or pin to save for later. | www.achronicvoice.com | #achronicvoice #prompts #april #spoonielife #chroniclife #chronicillness #dayinthelife

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Book Recommendations for Spoonies (but You're All Invited, Too!) | www.achronicvoice.com

Curated for People with Chronic Illness, but Suitable for All Hello and welcome to the first in a series of book roundups, curated with spoonies in mind! They’re all written by people with illness themselves, or with content that is relevant to our way of life. I’ll also throw in some unrelated, bonus recommendations here […]

February 2018 Prompts: Adapting, Practicing, Realising, Celebrating, Inviting | www.achronicvoice.com

*Click here to submit your own entry, and to read about what others are up to as well! Adapting to the ebb and flow of my body amidst illness. You’d think that after all this time, I would have gotten used to it by now, but no. It’s a little like sitting on a plane […]

My Feature on ‘Overcomers’: People Who Thrive Despite Chronic Illness | www.achronicvoice.com

A Thought-Provoking Interview on ‘The Invisible F’ I had the honour of sharing some thoughts, life lessons and goals with Alisha Nurse, who runs a wonderful blog on overcoming fibromyalgia and depression. She started a series called ‘Overcomers’ just this month, which features how various people thrive despite living with chronic illnesses. She asked some […]

*Click here to submit your own entry, and to read about what others are up to as well! Reflecting on my refreshing Aussie holiday! I spent two weeks visiting the western region, before joining my partner’s family for Christmas. It was a ball of a time, watching all the kids rip open their presents. Their […]