Issue #232: The Difficulty of Dealing with Emotions When in Constant Pain & You May Feel Helpless, But Just Showing Up Can Mean a Great Deal | A Chronic Voice

Friday, 25 September 2020. Issue #232. In this issue: Whilst society has been led to believe that disabilities equal wheelchairs, disability actually comes in all shapes and sizes. The rudeness of doctors when you’re in pain can be doubly hard to bear. You may feel tiny and helpless, but just showing up for a friend […]

Issue #226: When Chronic Illness Takes Away your Fun Identity & An Inclusive Society Benefits All as We Thrive on Diverse Contributions | A Chronic Voice

Friday, 14 August 2020. Issue #226. In this issue: Not all disabilities are visible so don’t make assumptions. Small acts of kindness can seem like a huge act of mercy to someone who’s in pain. I can only do what I can do as a person with chronic illness, and flow through life in a […]

Chronic Pain: How to Approach a Loved One Without Pushing Them Away | A Chronic Voice

*Note from A Chronic Voice: Dana Hall is a clinical psychologist who lives with an autoimmune disease herself, which made me excited to have her guest post on the blog! I always love reading professional tips written by a fellow chronic illness person. She specialises in trauma therapy, relationship dynamics, and chronic pain management. She […]

Simple Ways to Educate Yourself When Buying CBD Products | A Chronic Voice

*Note: Whilst this post is sponsored by cbdMD, all opinions expressed in this review are my own. CBD products and their purported usages for pain relief have been on a steep rise. Whilst it has been in use for centuries in traditional medicine, it is still relatively new in the modern medicine world. More quantitative […]

Will Taking CBD Oil Turn Me into an Addict? (Get Your CBD Oil Facts Right) | A Chronic Voice

You’ve probably heard the words ‘CBD Oil’ somewhere, somehow by now, as it rises in popularity as a natural source of pain relief. But what exactly is it, how does it work, how do you consume it, is it safe and is it legal? These might be some questions that come to mind if you’re […]