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 #285: Realising That Anti-Depressants Aren't 'Happy Pills' or a Sign of Weakness & Children Need Love and Support - Which You Can Still Give as a Parent with Chronic Illness

Friday, 08 October 2021. Issue #285. In This Issue: Realising that the anti-depressants prescribed by your doctor aren’t ‘happy pills’ or a sign of weakness. But medication that will help you live to fight another day with depression. Children don’t need a lot to be happy and fulfilled – it’s your love and support that […]

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 #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 […]