How to be a Positive Thinker: Without the Unicorns & Rainbows | www.achronicvoice.com

Wait…What? I woke up feeling like crap. One of those depressive days that arrive unannounced, bringing joint aches and other friends along with it. “Today is a bad day” was the very first thought that surfaced in my mind. And then, I paused to think about what I had just thought about without even thinking […]

Issue #77: How Chronic Illness Steals from Your Self-Worth & 21 Insights into Living the Spoonie Life. Click to read or pin to save for later. | www.achronicvoice.com

Sat, 30 Sep 2017. Issue #77. In this issue: How chronic illness steals from your self-worth through identity theft. 21 insights into living the spoonie life. A project featuring real people with illnesses, passions and talents all in one. What to wear when you have hypersensitive fibromyalgia skin. Why one in four Brits avoid talking […]

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 #75: The Power of “I Believe You” & Death by Board Games and Tea. Click to read or pin to save for later. | www.achronicvoice.com

Sat, 16 Sep 2017. Issue #75. In this issue: The little thing society can do for those in chronic pain. “I believe you” – three very powerful words. Changing our world views in order to thrive with chronic illness. How to keep your house clean even while ill. Spoonie problems: death by board games and […]

Issue #73: Adapting to a Forever Illness & How Bad do You Have to Hurt Before Being Taken Seriously? Click to read or pin to save for later. | www.achronicvoice.com

Saturday, 02 Sep 2017. Issue #73. In this issue: What you can do even if you don’t understand what someone else is going through. The problem with using depression as a diagnosis excuse. How bad do you have to hurt before you’re taken seriously? Learn how to share your truth in a way others can […]

September 2017 Linkup Party for People with Chronic Illnesses. Participate here! | www.achronicvoice.com

Hello and welcome to the second linkup party hosted on A Chronic Voice! If you missed out on the first party, you can still check out some interesting entries here. In addition to this, I have created another monthly book linkup as well. It’s a personal attempt to finish reading all the books on my […]

September 2017 Prompts: Resisting, Learning, Struggling, Supporting & Changing | www.achronicvoice.com

What will you be resisting, learning, struggling with, supporting and changing for the month? You’re free to interpret these keywords however you wish; here’s my own list! I hope you’ll join me here on this parallel journey that’s similar yet different in so many ways 🙂 *Note: This post contains affiliate links. It will not […]

Issue #70: The Power and Purpose of Writing & a Beautiful Profession by a Caregiver. Click to read or pin to save for later. | www.achronicvoice.com

Saturday, 12 August 2017. Issue #70. In this issue: When you speak up, you advocate for more than just yourself. How to make the most of your holiday with chronic illness. Working with pain and how to manage it. Looking deeper and seeing invisible illness. Happiness and pain can exist together. How reading gives us […]

August 2017 Prompts: Missing, appreciating, striving, releasing, eating. Click to read or pin to save for later. Participate here: www.achronicvoice.com

What or who are you missing, appreciating, striving for, releasing and eating this month? Here’s what I’ll be up to! It would also be interesting to get a glimpse into the lives of my fellow chronic illness people out there. Click here to participate now! Missing Having my own money to spend. I’m actually terrified […]

Issue #68: Acceptance Means Gaining a New Perspective. Click to read or pin to save for later. www.achronicvoice.com

Saturday, 29 Jul 2017. Issue #68. In this edition: Imagine what it feels like when invisible pain becomes visible. When your grandparents are more active than you are. The number one cause of death in the world is from chronic illnesses. 81% of patients report pain relief using Quell. Acceptance means gaining a new perspective, […]

Issue #64: How to Survive Disability & Why Acceptance Restores Our Power - Click to read or pin to save for later - www.achronicvoice.com

Saturday, 01 Jul 2017. Issue #64. In this edition: 30 pieces of excellent insight into life with POTS. Five great tips on how to survive disability. A parenting secret on how to have a good day with your kid, from a spoonie mama. Sometimes not getting what we want is a blessing in disguise. My […]

Issue #62: Handmade Goods by Spoonies & a Sensible Voice on Pain Medications - Click to read or pin to save for later - A Chronic Voice

Saturday, 17 Jun 2017. Issue #62. In this edition: Dealing with the chronic illness cards we’ve been dealt with in life. Choosing to deal with and fight the pain of mental abuse after 22 years. Impossibility is merely a riddle. The frustration of proving her CRPS (chronic regional pain syndrome) is real. Our current mental […]

#100WritingDays Roundup 7: Click to read short stories on life and chronic illness, or pin to save them for later - A Chronic Voice

This week’s short stories: Stepping back to re-examine our lifestyles, as there are many methods to the art of living. An exploration on the ‘before’ and ‘after’ of one’s identity, after a life-changing crisis. A new life goal on disciplining the judgmental mind, to allow for more space, opportunity and peace to flourish within. 22: […]