Issue #278: Little Self-Love Letters to Help You Cope on Depressive Days & The Maddening Insinuation That the Chronically Ill are 'Lazy'

Friday, 20 August 2021. Issue #278. In This Issue: Little self-love letters and guideposts to help you cope on those dark, depressive days. People often insinuate that the chronically ill are ‘lazy’, and hint that they aren’t doing ‘enough’ or the ‘right stuff’ to heal. If you can simply sit alone in quietness and peacefulness, […]

Issue #277: Fatigue Management is Just as Important as Pain Management & The Payback for Faking Being Well is Not Worth It

Friday, 13 August 2021. Issue #277. In This Issue: Sometimes we need to consider fatigue management as much as pain management in order to boost our motivation levels. If you’ve ever tried to fake being well, you’ve probably learned that the payback is not worth it. It’s undeniable that with invisible disabilities, we will need […]

Issue #276: Interesting Myths About the Brain That We Believe & An Interview with a Doctor on Heart Rate Viability (HRV)

Friday, 06 August 2021. Issue #276. In This Issue: One of the many myths about the brain is that there is a clear divider between diseases of the mind and body, such as depression and cardiovascular disease. When your medical tests don’t show that there’s anything wrong, yet the symptoms experienced are very real and […]

Issue #275: The Need to Start Adulting Earlier Than Your Peers Due to Chronic Illness & The Fear of Being Pitied as a Young Adult Who Uses a Wheelchair

Friday, 30 July 2021. Issue #275. In This Issue: The need to start adulting earlier than your peers because of chronic illness, and the need to advocate for yourself within the healthcare system. The fear of being pitied by others as a young adult who uses a wheelchair, which removes the illusion of being healthy. […]

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 […]