Issue #87: True Self-Care Goes Beyond Pampering & the Isolation from Chronic Pain During the Holidays. Click to read or pin to save for later. | www.achronicvoice.com | #healthnews #tophealthtweets #achronicvoice #chronicillness

Sat, 09 Dec 2017. Issue #87. In this issue: True self-care goes beyond salt baths and chocolate cakes. When brain plasticity goes wild from chronic pain. A terrifying glimpse into the dark world of ME/CFS through the film, “Unrest”. Those who are hard to get along with are often coming from a place of pain. […]

Issue #86: Chronic Illness is Not a Competition & the Validity of Your Pain | www.achronicvoice.com | #chronicpain #chronicillness #healthnews #achronicvoice #spoonielife

Sat, 02 Dec 2017. Issue #86. In this issue: Come join in the last spoonie linkup party of the year! Chronic illness is NOT a competition. When even you start questioning the validity of your own pain. We’re all different and that’s wonderful. A roadtrip survival guide for spoonies. A photographer captures the final year […]

Issue #85: Feeling Empowered from Getting Help & Saying 'No' to Certain Obligations | www.achronicvoice.com

Sat, 25 Nov 2017. Issue #85. In this issue: What do wish lists really reflect about a person? Restoring the balance in your body, especially through nature. Feeling empowered instead of helpless from getting help needed. Saying ‘no’ to obligations that will wear you out. A little trick on how to think positively without feeling […]

Issue #84: Brilliant Sarcasm on How to Fake Chronic Illness & Non-standard Pillows for Better Sleep. Click to read or pin to save for later. | www.achronicvoice.com | #tophealthtweets #achronicvoice #chronicillness #spoonie

Sat, 18 Nov 2017. Issue #84. In this issue: Chronic illness survival tips from veteran spoonies. Some therapy with cute little Piper 😉 Non-standard pillows that might help with better sleep. A great book that helps both kids and adults understand chronic illness better. The difficulties of finding joy in a lifelong union with pain. […]

Top Health Tweets Issue #80: That Feeling When You Get a Doctor Who Listens & Tips to End Painsomnia | www.achronicvoice.com

Sat, 21 Oct. Issue #80. In this issue: How I learned to befriend my inner child. Tips to end the vicious painsomnia cycle. Q&A: What are some secret pockets of time you look forward to every day? Adaptation is our greatest strength and flaw as human beings. Living a passion-filled life with Multiple Sclerosis. When […]

Issue #79: Things You Fear When You Live with Pain & Being Sincere with Your Positivity | www.achronicvoice.com

Sat, 14 Oct 2017. Issue #79. In this issue: Things you fear when you live with pain, but can’t quite explain. Being sincere with your positivity. Widening our views of disability. How travel and minimalism can help to cope with chronic pain. How to cope with chronic pain while travelling, and why it’s important to […]

Issue #78: Pampering as a Tool to Manage Pain & Tips for Working with Chronic Illness | www.achronicvoice.com

07 October, Saturday. Issue #78. In this edition: Join the October spoonie party! Seeing beyond our own scope of suffering. Using minimalism to cope with chronic pain. Pampering as a tool to manage chronic pain. Tips for working with chronic illness. Tips for coping with anxiety, depression and sadness. Everybody loves a hot water bottle, […]

Issue #76: The Chronic Smile of Sick People & Truths about Self-Love | www.achronicvoice.com

Sat, 23 Sep 2017. Issue #76. In this issue: Why a chronic pain sufferer plasters on a smile. What’s love when you’re ill? Your scars a warning to future monsters. Insight from Kamilah Howard on living well with chronic illness. The pain scale and prisoner trapped within. Coping through making light of situations. 15 truths […]

How Do You Bounce Back from A Mental Illness That You Can't Recover From? | www.achronicvoice.com

*Note from A Chronic Voice: Angela started blogging after she was diagnosed with major depression and general anxiety disorder, which subsequently spiralled into a long list of other mental disorders. She hopes to raise awareness on these highly stigmatised illnesses, and we’re honoured to have her here with us today: Depression. ADHD and OCD tendencies. […]

Issue #74: The Real Cost of Chronic Illness & How Bad Does Pain Have to be to be Believed? | www.achronicvoice.com

Sat, 09 Sep 2017. Issue #74. In this issue: How bad does your pain have to be before it’s taken seriously? Chronic illness show and tell with these five prompts for September. Teaching children about Multiple Sclerosis through actions. Your identity within chronic pain. Embrace your feelings and then let them go. A colourful infographic […]

How Essential Oils Can Benefit You: Interview with Sally of "Hope, Health, Healing". Click to read or pin to save for later | www.achronicvoice.com

*Note from A Chronic Voice: Sally first contacted me when I expressed curiousity and interest towards essential oils on social media. She kindly offered to send some free samples (which I’ve featured in this post), and also agreed to an interview! She shares her knowledge of their benefits both for everyday usage, and as a […]