Issue #288: How to be an Inclusive Employer & Invisible Chronic Illnesses Rarely Sit Well with People Because It’s Unfathomable

Friday, 29 October 2021. Issue #288. In This Issue: The amount of energy taken just to live with chronic illness is unimaginable to someone who’s never experienced it. You can be an inclusive employer by not setting fixed work hours, but trusting that employees with chronic illnesses are capable of getting the job done when […]

Why 'Easy' Part-Time Jobs are Not That Easy for Those with Chronic Illness

“Get an Easy Part-Time Job”, They Said Many people with chronic illness or a disability are unable to work full-time. You don’t see many of them working part-time jobs either. Why? (Unless they’re hiding in plain sight, which they often are. It’s a bit of a superpower.) All their education seems to have come to […]

Issue 281: Pain Isn’t Just ‘Pain’ When You’re Seeking Solutions for Chronic Illness & The Inability to Progress Like a Healthy Person, But Gaining New Perspectives on Life and Self

Friday, 10 September 2021. Issue #281. In This Issue: Pain isn’t just ‘pain’ – there’s a huge difference in types of pain to doctors and patients, in order to find solutions and pain relief. The inability to progress in career, relationship or travel experiences as compared to your peers, but gaining a new perspective on […]

Issue #279: Chronic Fatigue Can Feel Defeating When You Want to Do So Much with Your Life & Young Adults with Chronic Illness Often Fake Being Well to Try and Act Their Age

Friday, 27 August 2021. Issue #279. In This Issue: Chronic fatigue is emotionally tough; when you want to do so much, yet you just can’t and feel defeated. Whilst some students pretend to be sick to get the day off school, many young adults with chronic illness fake being well and try to act their […]

Issue 256: Being Unable to Work Due to Chronic Illness is Heartbreaking & Doctors May be More Knowledgeable, But They Don't Live in Your Body

Friday, 12 March 2021. Issue #256. In This Issue: Everyone with chronic illness has their own special pain relief toolkit that works specifically for them. We still have a long way to go in terms of conversation and stigma in relation to suicide and suicidal ideation. People who don’t live with chronic pain simply do […]