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 #286: Marketing Ads for Mobility Aids are Still Perpetuating the Stigma That They're Only Meant for Old People & When You No Longer Remember What It Feels Like to be Pain-Free

Friday, 15 October 2021. Issue #286. In This Issue: Marketing ads for mobility aids are still perpetuating the notion that they’re only meant for older people, and can result in internalised ableism in young people who need and could benefit from using them. There are varying degrees of chronic pain, from mild to excruciating, and […]

Issue 284: How Exercise Can Help Fight Chronic Fatigue & Chronic Pain Dictates What You Can and Can’t Do Every Day

Friday, 01 October 2021. Issue #284. In This Issue: Exercise can help fight chronic fatigue by reducing inflammation, increasing endorphins, improving sleep and more. Chronic pain dictates what you can and can’t do in your life, when and how, even for the most basic everyday chores such as eating and washing your hair. Studies have […]

Issue #280: The Beauty of Online Support Groups & The Benefits of Nature Have Been Known for Centuries, Yet We are Losing Touch with It

Friday, 03 September 2021. Issue #280. In This Issue: The beauty of online support groups is that you can be as visible or invisible as you like, and they really do help with your wellbeing. The benefits of nature have been known for centuries, yet we are losing touch with it in modern society, and […]