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 […]

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 274: Chronic Pain Can Make Life Mirror That of Your Grandparents' Rather Than Peers & Reaping the Benefits of Exercise with Arthritis

Friday, 23 July 2021. Issue #274. In This Issue: Chronic pain and chronic fatigue can make one’s life mirror that of their grandparents’ rather than those of peers the same age. A large part of figuring out how to reap the benefits of exercise for arthritis is knowing when to do so, and when to […]

Issue 270: People with Chronic Illness are Hypersensitive to Stress as It Manifests as Physical Pain & Self-Compassion During a Pain Flare Can be Tough as Your Mental Health is Suffering, Too

Friday, 18 June 2021. Issue #270. In This Issue: The toxicity of stress may not be apparent to a healthy person, but people with chronic illness are hypersensitive to it, as it can cause physical pain. When you’re in a pain flare, your mental health suffers too, and you can enter into a joyless state. […]

Issue 269: The Need to Prioritise Ruthlessly as a Chronically Ill Caregiver & The Life of Frida Kahlo in the Disabled Women in History Series

Friday, 11 June 2021. Issue #269. In This Issue: The need for ruthless prioritisation when you’re chronically ill but need to be a caregiver, too. Draw up a list of what needs to be done, do whats to be done first, and accept that it will not be perfect but okay. When Frida Kahlo was […]